Sheer Mineral Defense

$77.00

This unique formula is a purely mineral (physical) tinted, broad-spectrum sunscreen. Its property has been enhanced with addition of antioxidants Vitamin C, E and Ferulic ester to maximize photoprotection. Its emollient vehicle contains squalene in a non-greasy, anhydrous gel for individuals with dry or sensitive complexion. This all-in-one cream is a reef-safe, hydrating antioxidant complex that provides protection against UVA, UVB, Infra red, blue light and environmental stressors.

  • Mineral sunscreen that provides sheer coverage and is 100% reef-safe
  • SPF 40 for routine, daily use
  • Iron oxides provide a mineral tint that aids in masking redness & imperfections
  • Contains antioxidants melanin, vitamins C and E, and ferulic acid

TITANIUM DIXOIDE, 4%
Titanium dioxide is a natural, physical, inorganic mineral that provides broad spectrum protection from
UVA and UVB rays. The purpose of large particle titanium is to give opacity to the products containing
it, and to lighten (or whiten) their color. Opaque titanium dioxide highly reflects and strongly scatters
all UV and visible rays. It also reflects much of the skin-damaging infrared waves, keeping the skin
cooler, reducing heat damage and its subsequent photoaging.
ZINC OXIDE, 4%
Zinc oxide is a natural, physical, inorganic mineral that provides broad spectrum protection from UVA and UVB rays. Zinc
oxide works to both complement titanium dioxide’s protection and extend photoprotection to the skin where titanium
dioxide is insucient. Zinc Oxide has been known and used topically for centuries as a skin protectant and wound
healing adjuvant and is a recognized mild antimicrobial agent. It also reflects much of the skin-damaging infrared waves,
keeping the skin cooler, reducing heat damage and its subsequent photoaging.
SQUALANE, 10%
Used in the synthesis of natural skin sterols essential for maintaining skin barrier function, Squalane, derived from olives,
is a biological component of human sebum and is therefore very skin friendly. It is an excellent moisturizer that does not
leave a heavy, greasy residue on the skin.
ARGAN OIL
A natural derivative of the argan nut, this oil contains a high level of polyphenols, omega-3 fatty acids, and vitamin E,
which gives it a potent antioxidant eect. The addition of argan oil greatly improves the treatment of fine lines, wrinkles,
and dry, scaly skin.
BISABOLOL
Found as a natural component of chamomile, Bisabolol is an eective anti-irritant and anti-inflammatory ingredient,
helpful in soothing red, irritated skin.
FERULIC ACID (FERULOYL SOY GLYCERIDES)
This potent antioxidant, found in plants, increases stability of vitamin C and E as well as adding photo-protection. This
ingredient also provides additional protection against thymine dimmer formation.
IRON OXIDES
Iron oxides not only add color to the product but also contribute significant protection to the skin from multiple
wavelengths of light.
MELANIN
A potent antioxidant with photo-protective properties.

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