An alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) with the power of beta hydroxy acids (BHAs). Naturally occuring in almonds, mandelic acid is both oil and water soluble, breaking down the bonds between dead skin cells so they can be easily exfoliated away; decongesting pores and refreshing the upper skin surface.
A BHA, or beta hydroxy acid, that is considered the gold standard for blemish prevention. It is able to soften and dissolve keratin, a protein that blocks pores by causing skin cells to stick together. Salicylic acid is oil soluble, meaning it can penetrate deep into pores to break down clogged skin cells and sebum to clear blockages.
Our jojoba grains are perfectly spherical for gentle yet effective exfoliation, without any scratching of the skin. Both biodegradable and sustainably sourced, these micro-exfoliators contain no harmful microplastics.
Otherwise known as vitamin B3, niacinamide is one of the most potent anti-inflammatories in skincare. Ideal for treating blemishes, it can suppress the skin’s inflammatory response to calm red and sore imperfections.
The extract is established as a soothing wound healer and skin protectant. It also enhances cellular turnover to promote a smooth and even skin surface.
Massage an almond sized amount into a moistened face and neck with soft, circular motions. Gently remove by splashing with water and pat dry. Can be used as a weekly exfoliating treatment or more often if desired. Follow with your Medik8 serum.
Recommended usage: 1 to 2 times weekly for dry skin and 2 to 3 times weekly for oily, combination skin.
Chemical and Physical exfoliation
Enhances deeper follow-up product absorption
Helps regulate sebum production
Soothing anti-inflammatory properties
Leaves skin soft and hydrated
One of the major components of our natural extracellular matrix, helping to maintaining a firm and supple complexion, while providing intense hydration to the skin.
Hesperidin helps to stimulate blood circulation encouraging detoxification around the eye area to eliminate the appearance of puffiness and dark circles. Hesperidin is also used as a brightening agent as it helps to suppress the transport of melanosomes to stop aggregations of melanin in the skin, leading to a reduction in pigmentation and dark circles.
Ideal for reducing the appearance of puffiness and darkness under the eyes. Able to shrink the blood vessels underneath the eye, it diminishes dark circles while firming and lifting the entire eye area.
Helps to shield against damaging environmental pollutants, able to form a film over the skin, Moringa acts as an ‘urban shield’ to bat away pollution particles before they can create free radicals leading to premature ageing and photo damage.
Blocks the glycation process and prevent A.G.E.s from being formed, inhibiting the process which causes fine lines and wrinkles. Carnosine also helps protects the skin from infrared rays which leaves collagen untouched for firm, smooth skin.
CHEMICAL ORGANIC FILTERS:
Tinosorb S, Uvinul T150, Uvinul A Plus, Eusolex 232
Mode of action:
Absorbs UV rays, converting them into heat energy.