Protect + Clarify Daily Face Lotion
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Use Protect + Clarify Daily Face Lotion to protect your skin from harmful UV rays. It has been formulated with a level of zinc oxide designed to meet SPF 15 standards, which means it’s perfect for daily use. It also spreads on invisible – no more chalk-white ghost face. This sunscreen is ideal for who spend most of their day in the office but are constantly being told they need some level of sun protection, even if they only spend 15-30 minutes in the sun.
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- Non-visible (& non-nano) zinc oxide, Karanga seed oil and microalgal extracts provide natural protection from the sun
- Australian native Snowflower fights pigmentation, naturally brightens skin and may provide protection against skin cancer
- Biofermented hyaluronic acid supports collagen synthesis and reduces appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
- Cold pressed rosehip, jojoba, and buriti oils increase skin elasticity and stimulate skin repair and renewal
- Premium essential oils, including rose otto, provide antiseptic and astringent properties, benefiting those that struggle with acne, inflammation and redness
Why do you need sunshine?
Sunshine is vital for health and can boost mood. It also helps our bodies to produce vitamin D, a hormone essential for immune health and the function of many other systems in the body. In fact, vitamin D deficiency has been linked to a wide range of health disorders including cancer, autoimmune disease, depression and high blood pressure.
Vitamin D is difficult to obtain through the diet and so vitamin D supplements are increasingly prescribed. However, vitamin D supplementation has been shown to be ineffective. The only other alternative for obtaining vitamin D is via the sun. But how can do I this without getting burnt or increasing my risk of skin cancer?
How does your skin deal with the sun?
For the most part, our skin is not designed to withstand long periods of time in the sun. When we do, our body creates melanin, a pigment which gives the skin its color and helps protect the skin from some forms of sun damage (think tanning and pigmentation). In a nutshell, the darker your natural skin tone, the more melanin your skin contains, the less likely you are to burn.
When you do get sunburnt, DNA damage occurs in the skin cells. Under normal circumstances, a healthy body repairs this DNA damage and you’re none the wiser. However, under certain circumstances this DNA damage can lead to some types of skin cancer, particularly basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC).
What level of protection do you need?
This all depends on how much time you’re planning on spending in the sun. SPF numbers can be misleading as there is not a massive difference between SPF 15 and SPF 50 when it comes to UVB rays:
- SPF 15 blocks 93% of UVB rays
- SPF 30 blocks 97% of UVB rays
- SPF 50 blocks 98% of UVB rays
In my opinion, if you’re only spending a limited amount of time in the sun on any given day, SPF 15 is all you need. However, if you’re heading to the beach or off on a bushwalk, which means you’ll be spending hours in the sun, grab the SPF 30 or 50.
How do you get Vitamin D safely?
Even the Cancer Council states that “the best source of vitamin D is UVB radiation from the sun”. Their recommendation for maintaining adequate vitamin D levels is to spend a few minutes outdoors on most days of the week when the UV Index is 3 or above (such as during summer). Sun protection is recommended when spending extended periods of time outdoors, especially when the UV index is at its highest.
Please note that we haven’t put the SPF 15 rating on our packaging as we have yet to receive formal test results. These will follow in 2020. We just couldn’t wait to get this face lotion out in time for summer and offer our customers an alternative to our most luscious moisturiser, Ultimate Face Crème.
aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) juice* , zinc oxide, simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil*, glyceryl isostearate, polyhydroxystearic acid, undecane, tridecane, oleyl oleate, cetearyl alcohol, rosa canina seed (rosehip) oil* , organic ethanol*, melaluca alternifolia (snowflower) extract, pongamia glabra seed oil (and) dunaliella salina extract (and) haematococcus pluvialis extract silica, xylitylglucoside, anhydroxylitol, xylitol, sodium levulinate, sodium anisate , glyceryl caprylate, xanthan gum, lecithin, sclerotium gum, pullulan, allantoin, hyaluronic acid, mauritia flexuosa (buriti) fruit oil, citrus sinensis (sweet orange) oil*, citrus aurantifolia (lime) oil*, pelargonium graveolens (geranium) oil*, pogostemon cablin (patchouli) oil*, canaga odorata (ylang ylang) flower oil*, rosa damascena.miller (rose otto) oil* *CERTIFIED ORGANIC INGREDIENT
Apply a small amount to face, neck and décolletage after cleansing and toning skin. Can be applied on top of Repair Face Serum and under makeup.
Patch testing recommended before first use. Store sub 30°C