Ingredients in our Summer – Protect and Hydrate Moisturiser

Ingredients in our Summer – Protect and Hydrate Moisturiser

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As with our winter and autumn products, we want to ensure you are fully knowledgeable about the ingredients we use as we aim to be as transparent as possible as a company. Below you will find the full INCI list for our Summer Protect and Hydrate Moisturiser, so you know precisely what goes into our formulas. The summer moisturiser is made up from 86% natural ingredients with the basis of the moisturiser being your old friend H2O (Aqua). Ingredients are as follows:

Aqua, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Glycerin, Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane, Propanediol, Tapioca Starch, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Pentaerythrityl Distearate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Dimethicone, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Butylene Glycol, Disodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Salvia Sclarea Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate, Xanthan Gum, Ethylhexylglycerin, Linalool, Terminalia Ferdinandiana Fruit Extract, Carbomer, Polysorbate 20, 1,2-Hexanediol, Beta-Glucan, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Sodium Benzoate, Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Geraniol, Limonene, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7

We aimed to keep this list as natural and short as possible to keep our skincare simple yet effective. Our active ingredients and why we use them are in bold and detailed below:

UV Filters - Summer includes our highest level of UVA protection and to protect skin from the sun's harmful rays. Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane is one of the safest and best sunscreens ingredients on the market. It is an excellent UVA filter and also provides lower levels of UVB protection.

Matrixyl 3000 – This is a brand name for two peptides called Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7. They make up this, patented, proven and excellent anti-ageing ingredient.

Vitamin C – made up of Terminalia Ferdinandiana Fruit (Kakadu plum) extract. Kakadu plum has some of the highest naturally occurring levels of vitamin c in the world (about 100x the amount of vitamin c found in oranges)

Beta-glucan – The chemical name for oat extract. Provides a double benefit in our summer moisturiser as it acts as both a soothing agent from irritation as well as supporting skin in repair.

Hyaluronic Acid – Proven to draw moisture towards the skin, chemical name is Sodium Hydroxide.

You can also see ingredients like Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice), Jojoba Seed Oil (Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil), Vitamin E (Tocopheryl Acetate) and our essential oil scent for this season, Neroli (Schoenanthus Oil and Linalool).

This moisturiser is petroleum-free, paraben-free and vegan friendly.

We have taken a lot of care to check every ingredient when building this product. Working with our fantastic supplier in the Sussex (UK) countryside, we have put together a natural formula, supports skin health and has proven active ingredients to keep you looking your best. Please contact us on if you have any questions at all about our ingredients and why we use them.

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