For the most sensitive of skin and dry skin, your kit is designed to be well tolerated, hydrating and also help the skin improve it’s barrier function. If over time, the skin’s sensitivity decreases, the Peptide primer can be replaced with the Ultimate A – which has better anti-aging evidence and well tolerated by all but the most sensitive of skin.
Calming Cleanser – A gentle creamy soap free cleanser. Coconut based with soothing botanicals including Aloe Vera, Lavender, Rose, Soy extract and Orchid that leaves your skin clear and hydrated. May also be used as a makeup remover.
B Quenched – A rich moistursing cream, for skin that is sensitive, or dry. Vitamin B3 (5%) is an effective mutlipurpose ingredient. It has evidence for improving the skin’s barrier function (which helps it retain moisture), reducing hyperpigmentation and acting as an anti-inflammatory agent. It also has evidence for managing the skin’s natural oil production, Acne and Rosacea. In addition, it has evidence for reducing the risk of skin cancer. While the evidence for Hemp Seed oil has yet to be fully established it is proving itself to be a rich and nourishing moisturising ingredient.
Zinc Shade (patch test) – Zinc based daily moisturiser. Zinc Shade provides the protection you need from both UVA (ageing) and UVB (burning) rays. UVB (burning) rays are strongest in summer in the middle of the day and are what causes sunburn – a major risk factor for skin cancer. UVA (ageing) rays of the sun which are constant throughout the year and the day and can even penetrate glass (reaches indoors). UVA not only prematurely ages the skin, but may also lead to and exacerbate melanoma – a deadly form of skin cancer. Zinc Shade may also be used as a Make Up primer.
Peptide Primer – Peptide based moisturiser. A rich, nourishing and soothing blend of botanicals and peptides such as Matrixyl 3000 that, soothe the skin, moisturise and boost collagen production for a smoother, firmer, younger and healthier looking skin. With a non-greasy texture it is an ideal base for applying makeup.
NIACINAMIDE VITAMIN B3
Manages Acne, Rosacea and eczema, reduces pigmentation and improves skin barrier function An Anti-Oxidant, assists in repair of cell DNA. Improves skin barrier function (1) (decreases moisture loss), is helpful in the management of Acne (2), Rosacea (3) and Eczema (4). It is also manages the skin’s natural oil production (5) increases skin elasticity (6) and reduces pigmentation and skin yellowing (7). It also has evidence for reducing the risk of skin cancer (8). (1) Ghering 2004, Crowther 2008, Christman 2012. (2) Walocko 2017, Fox 2012. (3) Draelos 2005, Chen 2014. (4) Yoshinao, Bains 2018. (5) Wohlrab 2012 (6)Bisset 2005, Kawada 2008. (7) Hakozaki 2002, Bisset 2004. (8) Chen 2014, Rolfe 2014.
RETINAL VITAMIN A
Retinal is the number 1 “must have ingredient” in any skin care regime. “Rewinds the clock on skin aging” and results in increased skin elasticity and reduces wrinkles, fine lines and pigmentation. Also effective in managing acne. Vitamin A has the most and strongest evidence for reducing the signs of skin aging1. It has been shown to stimulate skin cell growth and collagen production2. 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 acne3 (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 2005For use as an alternative to Ultimate A, as a Primer, or an active moisturiser During Pregnancy or when breastfeeding: use as a replacement for Ultimate A Post procedure: Replace Smooth Serum and Ultimate A with Peptide Primer, until skin settles down As a break from Retinoids: Following 18 months use of Retinoids (Ultimate A or A+) or if impact of Retinoids plateaus, replace Ultimate A with Peptide Primer for 1 month and then resume use As a Primer: If not exposed to sun and requiring a Makeup, Primer, fir use instead of Zinc Shade As an active moisturiser: Peptide Primer is well tolerated and lightly hydrating Apply 2 – 3 pumps to face as required Size – 50ml: Lasts 3 – 4 months when used regularly
Calming Cleanser: For use as a gentle and calming cleanser: Wet Face with warm water, apply 2-3 pumps of cleanser to fingertips and gently massage on face and neck. Rinse thoroughly with warm water For use as a makeup remover: Apply to a cotton swab and gently wipe makeup off. Follow makeup removal with use of Hydroxy Cleanser Full size – 100ml: Lasts 3 months when used regularly. Travel size – 15ml: Lasts 4 weeks when used regularly.
B Quenched Apply 1 – 2 pumps to fingertips and apply to face after cleansing in the morning. Also for use on décolletage, back of hands and forearms. For use on normal, dry and sensitive skin. Full size – 50ml: Lasts 3 – 4 months when used regularly Travel size – 15ml: Lasts 4 weeks when used regularly.
Zinc Apply 2 – 3 pumps in the morning. Note: Not intended for prolonged exposure to harsh sun. Full size – 50ml: Lasts 3 – 4 months when used regularly Travel size – 15ml: Lasts 4 weeks when used regularly.
Peptide Primer Apply 2-3 pumps following cleansing at night. As a Primer: If not exposed to sun and requiring a makeup primer As an active moisturiser: Peptide Primer is well tolerated and lightly hydrating