Soy: A natural anti-oxidant with isoflavinoids, amino acids, and nutrients with emollient, vitamin enriched, protective, and anti-oxidant properties that neutralize free radicals.
Vitamin A Derivatives (Retinoids: Retinol, Retinyl Palmitate, Retinyl Linoleate, Retinyl Acetate): Vitamin A derivatives can help prevent and reverse sun damage and have exfoliating and skin strengthening properties.
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid, Calcium Ascorbate): Vitamin C helps heal wounds and scar tissue. Moreover, Vitamin C has been shown to help slow the production of hyperpigmentation (age spots) while providing some UV protection.
Vitamin E (Tocopherol Acetate): Vitamin E is a major, natural anti-oxidant nutrient that can retard cellular aging due to oxidation – free radical damage – in the environment. It accumulates in the layers of the skin and forms a barrier against moisture evaporation aiding against dry skin.
Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs) (AKA Alpha Hydroxy Fruit Acids, MFAs – Mixed Fruit Acids):
AHAs include glycolic, citric, malic, and lactic acids found naturally in fruit such as sugar cane and citrus fruits, as well as in sour milk. AHAs are used to help exfoliate and renew cells, even out skin tone, and can be effective against wrinkles.
Omega-3 Fatty Acids nourish, moisturize and rejuvenate, and replace oils in the skin.
• Borage (Borago Officinalis) Extract is an Omega-3 Fatty Acid high in gamma linolenic acid (GLA) and a soothing herb that smoothes and softens the skin.
• Evening Primrose (Oenothera Biennis) Oil is an essential fatty acid oil, rich in gamma-linoleic and gamma-linolenic acids (GLA) also known as Vitamin F. It hydrates the skin and helps restore the moisture and lipid balance to dry skin.
Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract is a natural anti-oxidant and powerful antibacterial with polyphenols. It can also prevent UV (ultraviolet) rays from harming the skin and can be used as a preservative and anti-aging agent.
SPF (Sun Protection Factor) protects you from harmful ultraviolet B (UVB) rays. The SPF number reflects how well your skin is protected by representing the Protection Factor that gives us the number of minutes you can stay in the sun without burning (wearing no SPF) multiplied by the number of minutes you can stay in the sun after applying the sunscreen (wearing SPF). For example, if you naturally burn in 20 minutes and you apply a SPF 8 sunscreen, you can now stay out in the sun for over two hours with the product applied.
Trace Mineral Complex is made up of over 70 trace minerals including calcium, magnese, zinc, and copper that are natural anti-oxidants.