MEDIK8 The CSA Kit Bakuchiol Edition
Medik8 Surface Radiance Cleanse is infused with both AHA (alpha hydroxy acid) and BHA (beta-hydroxy acid) chemical exfoliators, to gently break down impurities and pore blockages across the complexion, deeply cleansing skin while sloughing off dead skin cells on the skin surface. The result? A visibly renewed, purified complexion with a brightened appearance.
Medik8 C-Tetra is carefully crafted with tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate, a stabilised, gentle yet effective form of vitamin C. It works in synergy with vitamin E to boost the antioxidant defence levels in the skin, to protect from free radical attack during the day and promote a more radiant appearance. A multi-tasker, C-Tetra can also help to stimulate collagen production to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Medik8 Bakuchiol Peptides features 1.25% pure bakuchiol, a clinically proven alternative to retinol. While molecularly it has no structural resemblance to retinoids, a pivotal study by the British Journal of Dermatology has found that bakuchiol is comparable to retinol in anti-ageing effects, and is better tolerated than retinol. Combined with brightening peptide precursors and centella asiatica, the lightweight oil-based serum leaves skin visibly brighter and soothed, perfect for sensitive skin.
Medik8 Advanced Day Total Protect is a lightweight, 5* UVA SPF 30 moisturiser. With 360 degree environmental protection and modern, advanced sunscreen filters, the invisible sunscreen works to shield skin against premature ageing caused by the sun and all aspects of the environment. Including a pollution shield, anti-infrared, anti-blue light and anti-A.G.E. technology, all combined in one hydrating daily cream.
*Of course, due to ethical considerations the Bakuchiol Peptides formula has not been tested on pregnant women, but there is nothing in the formula which is known to be an issue (eg vitamin A or high levels of exfoliating acids). If you are at all concerned, always consult your doctor.
1. Surface Radiance Cleanse
Start your anti-ageing skincare ritual by cleansing with Surface Radiance Cleanse both morning and night. Massage into moistened face and neck. For sensitive or dry skin, use once a day or whenever a deeper cleanse is required. Gently remove by splashing with water and pat face dry.
After cleansing in the morning, massage 6 drops of C-Tetra across the face, neck and décolletage. Leave to absorb before applying moisturiser.
3. Bakuchiol Peptides
Next, morning and evening, massage 6 drops of Bakuchiol Peptides across the face, neck and décolletage.
4. Advanced Day Total Protect
Finish with Advanced Day Total Protect in the morning. Apply a liberal amount to face, neck and décolletage. Use light, upward strokes and allow to absorb. Reapply throughout the day as needed.
Key ingredients: 1.25% Pure Bakuchiol, Superior UV Filters, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate (Vitamin C), Exfoliating Acids
Surface Radiance Cleanse: Aqua (Water), Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate, Sodium Cocoamphoacetate, Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine, Glycerin, Mandelic Acid, Salicylic Acid, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Citric Acid, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract, Sodium Hydroxide, Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Fruit Extract, Yucca Schidigera Root Extract, Lactic Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Maltodextrin, Disodium EDTA, Garcinia Mangostana (Mangosteen) Peel Extract, Ethylhexylglycerin, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Peel Oil, Limonene, Linalool. C-Tetra: Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Cyclopentasiloxane, Cyclohexasiloxane, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate, PPG-12/SMDI Copolymer, Limonene, Citral, Linalool, Geraniol. Bakuchiol Peptides: Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Bakuchiol, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Plukenetia Volubilis Seed Oil, Centella Asiatica Leaf Extract, Eclipta Prostrata Extract, Krameria Triandra Root Extract, Undecylenoyl Phenylalanine, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Melia Azadirachta Leaf Extract, Melia Azadirachta Flower Extract, Corallina Officinalis Extract, Coccinia Indica Fruit Extract, Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil, Tocopherol, Solanum Melongena Fruit Extract, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Flower Extract, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Curcuma Longa Root Extract, Ocimum Basilicum Flower/Leaf Extract, Ocimum Sanctum Leaf Extract. Advanced Day Total Protect: Aqua (Water), Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate, Dibutyl Adipate, Bis-Ethylhexyloxyphenol Methoxyphenyl Triazine, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Glycerin, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Ethylhexyl Triazone, Ceteareth-6 Olivate, Dimethicone, Sodium Polyacrylate, Coco-Glucoside, Carnosine, Cetearyl Glucoside, Xanthan Gum, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Moringa Oleifera Seed Extract, Ethylhexylglycerin, Disodium Phosphate, Citrus Limon Peel Oil, Citrus Grandis Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia Fruit Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Peel Oil Expressed, Hydroxyacetophenone, Citric Acid, Ectoin, Theobroma Cacao Seed Extract, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil, Benzoic Acid, Citrus Nobilis Peel Oil, Pentylene Glycol, Citrus Aurantium Amara Leaf/Twig Oil, Cananga Odorata Flower Oil, Disodium EDTA, Pelargonium Graveolens Oil, Litsea Cubeba Fruit Oil, Dehydroacetic Acid, Superoxide Dismutase, Tromethamine, Juniperus Virginiana Wood Oil, Vetiveria Zizanoides Root Oil, Zingiber Officinale Root Extract, Boswellia Carterii Oil, Salvia Sclarea Oil, Acacia Decurrens Flower Extract, Phenethyl Alcohol, Butylene Glycol, Limonene, Citronellol, Linalool, Geraniol, Citral.