Skin Quenching light moisturiser
Hydrated skin is crucial for optimal skin barrier function. This super lightweight, humectant-rich moisturiser which features components found in the skin’s own Natural Moisturising Factors (NMF) is formulated for normal-combination and oily skin types - especially dehydrated skin, to hydrate and replenish the water content of the skin, supporting a healthy skin barrier. It leaves the skin feeling supple and comfortable whilst reducing tightness. If you dislike the feeling of heavy, cloying textures, this moisturiser is for you! Easily absorbed with a non-greasy feel.
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Skin type: oily, combination, balanced
Skin goal: hydration, healthy skin / healthy ageing, lipid replenishment
Key ingredients: urea, sodium PCA, ceramide complex, panthenol (B5)
Presentation: Recyclable 50ml aluminium bottle with twist & lock pump dispenser. Bottle is accepted in kerbside recycling, pump unfortunately is not (as is with most closures)
Urea: Urea is part of the natural moisturising factor (NMF) of skin, it retains moisture and is essential for maintaining the health, function and hydration of the stratum corneum
Sodium PCA: another component of skin’s NMF which increases water content in the top layer of the skin and helps to maintain a healthy skin
Olive squalane: lightweight and easily absorbed, squalane softens and protects the skin and helping to seal in moisture - providing a degree of occlusion without feeling heavy
Skin replenishing ceramide complex: key components of your skin’s natural lipid mix that help to form a protective layer
Formulated without fragrance or essential oils & alcohol. Suitable for all skin types, especially for normal-combination and oily skin. Can also be used as a hydrating serum for drier skin types.
Dispense around a pump of moisturiser (with a couple of drops of face oil if needed) and gently massage into damp, clean skin after your other skincare steps. Can be used morning and night, and under the eye area. Complete your daytime routine with a broad-spectrum sunscreen to protect your skin after the moisturiser has fully dried down.
Store in a cool, dry place out of direct sunlight. Patch test first. As with all products, discontinue use if irritation occurs.
Once opened use within 12 months.
Aqua, Glycerin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Urea, (Olive) Squalane, Cetyl Alcohol, Panthenol, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Sodium PCA, Ceramide 3, Ceramide 6 II, Phytosphingosine, Cholesterol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Ceramide 1, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol, Xanthan Gum, Citric Acid, Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate, Disodium EDTA, Carbomer
Vegan friendly. Read more about ingredients here and Apothaka's promise here.
Made in the UK
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- Standard tracked (DHL Connect): 1-2 weeks from despatch
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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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Step in routine
achieve a fresh canvas with our cleansers to remove make-up, sunscreen, grime & impurities
lightweight layers of hydration keep the skin looking and feeling healthy & plump
Treat / Boost
enhance your routine with targeted treatment products or boosters to tackle specific skin concerns
hydrate, replenish the water & lipid content of the skin for healthy, supple & comfortable skin
a fundamental part of any daily skincare routine with a focus on healthy ageing: protect & prevent
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