Wet Face with warm water, apply 2-3 pumps of cleanser to fingertips and gently massage into lather on face and neck. Rinse thoroughly with warm water and pat skin dry.
(For added benefit on oily and acne prone skin; following lathering, leave for 10 minutes prior to washing off)
Apply 2 – 3 pumps of Smooth Serum to fingertips and apply to face.
On sensitive skin use 1 pump every second day. Gradually increase dose and frequency
Following use of Smooth Serum apply 2 – 3 pumps of Ultimate A. (there is no need to wait following use of Smooth Serum)
For use on all skin types
Note: Do not use Ultimate A if pregnant or breast-feeding
Note: Sunscreen should be used during daylight hours
Size – 50ml and 100ml (Hydroxy Cleanser): Lasts 3 – 4 months when used regularly
Glycolic and Lactic Acid
Alpha Hydroxy Acids
Exfoliates and smooths the skin
Improves skin texture and tone (1) through exfoliation. Helps remove dead skin cells on the surface and promotes skin cell growth (2).
(1) Kornhauser 2010, Stiller 1996
(2) Kim 1998, Newman 1996
Vitamin A: Retinal (or Retinaldehyde)
Vitamin A has the most and strongest evidence for reducing the signs of skin aging(1). It has been shown to stimulate skin cell growth and collagen production(2). Retinal is the most effective and least irritating from of Vitamin A1 (Other commonly used forms of Vitamin A including Retinol and Retinyl Palmitate have weak or no evidence). It reduces the appearance of fine lines and pigmentation and increases skin elasticity and is also useful in managing acne(3)
(1) Rivers 2008, Babamiri 2009, Mukherjee 2006, Sorg 2006, Didierjean 1999, Boisnic 1999
(2) Diridollou 1999, Creidi 1998, Fluhr 1999, Boisnic 1999
(3) Dreno 2005, Dreno 2009, Tran 2005
Vitamin B3: Niacinamide
An Anti-Oxidant, assists in repair of cell DNA. Improves skin barrier function (1) (decreases moisture loss), increases skin elasticity (2)and reduces pigmentation and skin yellowing (3).
(1) Ghering 2004, Crowther 2008, Christman 2012
(2) Bisset 2005, Kawada 2008
(3) Hakozaki 2002, Bisset 2004
Hydroxy Cleanser – Soap free, lightly foaming cleanser. For use in the morning and at night prior to application of skin care cream or make up. With Alpha and Beta Hydroxy acids it gently cleanses and exfoliates the skin leaving it smooth and looking fresh. For Cleansing normal and oily skin.
Smooth Serum – Smooth Serum – Hydroxy acid exfoliating serum for use at night. Renews the skin by promoting skin cell turnover. The result: a more balanced and smoother skin and a more even skin tone.
Ultimate A – Vitamin A and B based night cream. These powerful ingredients effortlessly promote your healthiest skin. Vitamin A promotes collagen growth and regulates the skin while Vitamin B improves the skin barrier function and promotes an even skin tone.
The 3 steps in the Night Routine are:
1) Cleansing: Cleans the skin and prepares for application of active ingredients
2) Smooth Serum: Daily exfoliation serum with Glycolic and Lactic acid which smooth the skin, promotes collagen growth and enhances the effectiveness of Retinal
3) Ultimate A: Night cream with Retinal and Niacinamide which promote collagen growth, increase skin elasticity, reduce hyperpigmentation and improve the skin barrier function
*Suspend use of Vitamin A products if pregnant of breastfeeding.
Purified Water, Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate, Coco Glucoside, Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine, Glycolic acid, Lactic Acid, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel)Water, Salicylic Acid, Glycerin & Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract, Glycerin & Water & Combretum Farinosum Flower Nectar, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Pelargoneum Roseum, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Rose Damascena, Backhousia Citriodora Oil, Polyquaternium-10, PEG-150 Distearate, Dehydroacetic Acid & Benzyl Alcohol, Disodium EDTA
Purified Water, Alcohol, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel)Water, Water & Chondrus Crispus Extract and Sodium Hyaluronate, Glycolic Acid, Lactic Acid, Menthyl Lactate, Butylene Glycol & Water & Bambusa Vulgaris Leaf/Stem Extract, Water & Glycerin & Orchis Mascula Extract, Water & Glycerin & Crocus Sativus Stigma Extract, Gluconodeltalactone, Coceth-7 & PPG-1-PEG 9 Lauryl Glycol Ether & PEG 40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Dehydroacetic Acid & Benzyl Alcohol, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Pelargoneum Roseum, Rosa Damascena, Backhousia Citriodora Oil, Hydroxyethyl Cellulose
Purified Water, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Caprylic/capric triglyceride, Alcohol, Niacinamide, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Glycerin, Sucrose Distearate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Sucrose Stearate, Polyacrylamide & C13-14 Isoparaffin & Laureth-7, Tocopheryl Acetate, Glycolic Acid, Dehydroacetic Acid & Benzyl Alcohol, Xanthan Gum, Retinal, Oil Lavender Bulgaria, Pelargoneum Roseum, Rose Damascena