For the most sensitive of skin and pigmented skin, your kit is designed to be well tolerated, help the skin improve it’s barrier function and reduce hyperpigmnetation. If over time, the skin’s sensitivity decreases, the Peptide primer can be replaced with the Ultimate A – which has better evidence for aging and pigmentation and is 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.
Enlighten – A tyrosinase inhibitor (4-n-butyl resorcinol) and antioxidant (Niacinamide) based cream to lighten and brighten skin appearance and provide a more even skin tone. Niacinamide provides visible improvements within 3 weeks. 4-n-butyl resorcinol significantly improves outcomes after 2 – 3 months of continuous use. For the management of hyperpigmentation and age spots.
Zinc Shade (patch test) – Zinc based daily moisturizer. Zinc Shade provides the protection you need from both UVA (aging) 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 (aging) 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 makeup primer.
Peptide Primer –Peptide based moisturizer. A rich, nourishing and soothing blend of botanicals and peptides such as Matrixyl 3000 that, soothe the skin, moisturize 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. For use as a primer and moisturizer on all skin types (particularly dry and sensitive skin).
4-n-butylresorcinol Tyrosinase inhibitor
Reduces hyperpigmentation, for a lighter more even skin tone Effectively targets hyperpigmentation and age spots. 4-n-butylresorcinol is a non-cytotoxic (1) highly effective tyrosinase inbitor (2)making it both effective (3), non-irritating (4) and safe for continuous long term use (1) Okubo 1995 (2) Kolbe 2012 (3) Kim 2005, Shin 2014, Khemis 2007 (4) Huh 2010, Shin 2014
Niacinamide Vitamin B3
Reduces pigmentation and improves skin barrier function 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
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 2005
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.
Enlighten Apply 2 – 3 pumps to face (and other areas of hyperpigmentation) in the morning For enhanced results, use also in the evening following Smooth Serum Note: for best results, use sunscreen during daylight hours 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 after cleansing at night. As a Primer: If not exposed to sun and requiring a makeup primer As an active moisturizer: Peptide Primer is well tolerated and lightly hydrating Full size – 50ml: Lasts 3 – 4 months when used regularly Travel size – 15ml: Lasts 4 weeks when used regularly.