Barrier support serum
A hydrating serum with 5% niacinamide, ceramide complex & hyaluronic acid, designed to support, protect and replenish the skin barrier, for optimal hydration balance and to keep skin healthy.
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Skin type: all skin types, incl sensitive
Skin goal: skin barrier health, healthy ageing, hydration, anti-redness
Key ingredients: niacinamide, hyaluronic acid, ceramide complex (incl cholesterol & ceramide precursor)
Supersize 50ml: recyclable aluminium bottle with twist and lock dispenser.
Standard 30ml / 10ml try me size: amber UV filtered glass bottle with pump dispenser.
Aluminium and amber bottles are accepted in kerbside recycling, pumps unfortunately are not (as is with most closures)
Niacinamide: strengthens barrier function (among a wide variety of other benefits), resulting in better water retaining abilities of the skin.
Ceramide complex: key components of your skin’s natural lipid mix, this skin-identical lipid complex contains 3 different types of ceramides, cholesterol and the ceramide precursor phytosphingosine to help form a protective layer and reduce moisture loss from the skin's surface.
Hyaluronic acid: instantly hydrates, plumps and smooths the skin.
To read more about my serum and its key ingredients, check out my blog post: Apothaka® barrier support serum with niacinamide, ceramides & hyaluronic acid.
Dispense no more than a pea sized amount and apply to damp clean skin. Follow with a moisturiser (+ oil if needed) to seal in moisture. Use morning & night, and under the eye area. Complete your daytime routine with a broad-spectrum sunscreen to protect your skin.
TIP: If you haven't used niacinamide before, introduce gradually (once every other day) and build up slowly to once or twice daily use. As with all products, patch test first and discontinue use if irritation occurs.
You may notice the serum turns a little white as you apply it - this is perfectly normal (it immediately disappears) and is just the serum emulsifying with the natural oils on your skin surface.
Store in a cool, dry place out of direct sunlight. Once opened use within 12 months.
Aqua, Niacinamide (vitamin B3), Glycerin, Polysorbate 20, Sodium hyaluronate, Biosaccharide gum-1, Methylpropanediol, Ceramide 3, Ceramide 6 II, Phytosphingosine, Cholesterol, Ceramide 1, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl glycol, Citric acid, Disodium EDTA, Ethoxydiglycol, Xanthan gum, Sodium lauroyl lactylate, Carbomer
Made in the UK
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Rest of world:
- Standard: 2-4 weeks of despatch date. **Allow up to 6 weeks during peak periods**
- Express: 2-4 working days from despatch
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