Age Defiance Skin Lightening Cream

To even out, lighten and brighten the complexion and skin tone. Also helps to reduce the signs of damage on the skin caused by aging and the sun. 

Traditionally used for:

  • Helps to reduce the expression of melatonin
  • Helps to lighten and brighten the skin
  • Gently fades sun damage, age spots, some skin marks and freckles
  • Evens out some types of uneven skin pigmentation
  • Suitable as a daily moisturiser for younger looking skin
  • Can also be used on the face and neck as well as hands and body

Skin Type

Can be used as a daily moisturiser on all skin types.

Directions

Apply in the morning and evening to the face, neck and decolletage that show signs of ageing or sun damage. Apply to clean skin with gentle, upward strokes.

Ingredients

Aqua, helianthus annuus (Sunflower) seed oil*, butyrospermum parkii (Shea) nut butter*, rosa damascena (Rose) flower water, chamomilla recutita (German chamomile) flower extract, stellaria media (Chickweed) extract, glyceryl stearate, theobroma cacao (Cocoa) seed butter*, cera alba (beeswax)*, equisetum fluviatile (Water horsetail) extract, chelidonium majus (Greater celandine) extract, thuja occidentalis (Tree of life) leaf extract, sodium stearoyl glutamate, glycerin (vegetable sourced), sucrose stearate, olea europaea (Olive) fruit oil*, linum usitatissimum (Flax) seed oil*, coco-glucoside, benzyl alcohol, pelargonium graveolens (Geranium) oil, xanthan gum, coconut alcohol, citrus limon (Lemon) oil, glycyrrhiza glabra (Liquorice) root extract, aloe barbadensis (Aloe vera) juice powder*, tocopherol (vitamin E), lactic acid, dehydroacetic acid, limonene†, citral†, linalool†. *Organic origin.† Occurring naturally.

Suitable for vegetarians. Not suitable for vegans (contains beeswax).

Packaged in a 60ml recyclable glass jar.

More info

Water horsetail the ‘marsh rose’ has been examined in laboratory tests to see how it achieves its lightening effect on the complexion. Marsh rose has been shown to inhibit melanin synthesis and tyrosinase expression in the skin with a powerful little completely natural compound called protoapigenone. After just 28 days 22 female volunteers aged between 30 and 55 years old using marsh rose noticed a 30% improvement and after 56 days the lightness of their skin doubled. Liquorice also contains a depigmenting compound called glabridin. Glabridin has been shown to prevent UVB-induced pigmentation and to inhibit tyrosinase expression, superoxide anion production and cyclo-oxygenase activity. 

Add to BagAge Defiance Skin Lightening Cream 60ml £15.00

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