The best Day Creams will protect the skin from daily damage caused by the suns rays and at the same time correct and repair any existing damage caused by past enviromental and instrinsic aging. The following are selected high quality professional creams that can be used in the day, to give the best protection and correction against the effects of environemental and intrinsic aging. For simplicity we have excluded cleansers, toners and eye creams from the following list.
Skinceuticals are one of the worlds leading skin care brands who are unique in bringing creams to market that have their effectiveness backed by science. Their creams are designed to be used in combination to give the best protection and correction against signs of aging. They recommend the following morning skincare regime:
Morning Skincare Regime from Skinceuticals:
1. Cleaser / Toner
2. Preventative Antioxidant Serum from the Prevent Range
3. Corrective cream from the Correct Range
Research shows that exposure to environmental elements like sunlight, smoke, and air pollution causes photo-ageing in skin which leads to the formation of lines, wrinkles, and discoloration. Studies prove antioxidants effectively neutralise chemical reactions generated when skin is exposed to these environmental insults. When used together, antioxidants and sunscreens provide almost complete photo-protection – preventing photo-ageing, preventing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and promoting skin health. SkinCeuticals has developed a full menu of super-antioxidant formulas for all skin types – designed to provide the most advanced protection from environmental ageing. They are designed to be used once in the day after use of cleanser and / or toner.
Phloretin CF holds patent-pending breakthrough technology combining the newly-discovered, broad-range power of phloretin with vitamin C and ferulic acid in a biodiverse formulation to divide and conquer sources of environmental skin damage. Suitable for oily, problematic and normal skin
Patent-pending, breakthrough broad spectrum antioxidant combination:
Revolutionary antioxidant combination delivering eight times natural protection against photoaging by neutralising free radicals, building collagen and providing unmatched antioxidant protection. Giving more youthful looking skin and better defence against environmental aging. Suitable for dry, dehydrated, mature and normal skin.
Breakthrough advanced antioxidant combination:
Serum 10 is a powerful antioxidant that reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, neutralizes free radicals, provides photoprotection, and stimulates collagen synthesis. It has a proven delivery of L-ascorbic acid to the skin and is optimal for sensitive and acneic skin.
Formulated with an optimised acid combination of 2% phloretin, 10% vitamin C, and 0.5% ferulic acid, this serum-in-a-gel protects skin from the range of reactive molecules known to cause DNA mutations and environmental damage. Ideal for sensitive, problematic, normal, combination, oily and ethnic skin types and men, and those who do not like to layer products.
Skinceuticals corrective products are designed to correct active problems in the skin, they combine reparative, lightening, and exfoliating ingredients to help rehabilitate damaged skin, restoring a healthier and more youthful appearance. When used in the morning as a day cream they are used after a preventative antioxidant serum listed above, they can also be used in the evening.
Blemish + Age Defense is a oil-free serum which can treat blemish prone adult skin and address signs of aging. Salicylic and capryloyl acid combat blemishes; glycolic and citric acids treat fine lines, wrinkles and roughness. In addition this serum can fight imperfections, reduce sebum production, and prevent hyperpigmentation.
A 1st-to-market acid combination containing:
Retexturing Activator harnesses two polar mechanisms of exfoliation and hydration to activate the skin’s regeneration response, visibly diminishing surface lines and transforming skin’s fabric into a smoother, softer texture.
25% Hydroxyethyl Urea/Aminosulfonic Acid
Unique treatment that combines a 25% concentration of Hydroxyethyl Urea / Aminosulfonic Acid Compound with Kombuchka and Hyaluronic Acid to promote the most efficient desquamation cycle
A.G.E Interrupter combats Intrinsic aging, caused by internal factors such as hormonal shifts and metabolic slowdown, which contributes greatly to skin sagging, creping, thinning, and cracking. This multi-faceted and uniquely-textured formulation is optimised to prevent and correct the most visible signs of aging, while minimising the associated discomfort and dryness.
4% Blueberry Extract
Rich, moisturizing base
Multi-faceted formulation containing 4% blueberry extract, 30% Proxylane™, and 0.2% phytosphingosine to prevent and correct the visible signs of aging
Face Cream is specifically formulated to combat collagen breakdown and moisture loss in mature skin. This light, rehabilitative cream provides powerful firming and replenishes moisture with emollients.
Designed to correct environmental skin damage from UV light, pollutants and chemicals, effectively repairing sun damaged skin while firming the skin. Recommended for dry, dull, delciate skin aged 25 to 35 years and for environmentally damaged skin.
Oil free hydrating gel for sensitive and acneic skin, contains natural skin lighteners to diminish brown spots, freckles and hyperpigmentation. Contains botanical extracts to soothe and calm irritated skin and promote a clear, and fresh complexion.
Concentrated in Arganyl™, vitamin E and silymarin
Extra rich, emollient base
Pigment Regulator lightens and reduces existing hyperpigmentation, improves uneven skin tone, and protects skin from future discolorations without the disrupted facial appearance often attributed to harsh bleaching agents.
Powerful patent-pending , skin-brightening formulation without the potentially harmful side effects of hydroquinone containing:
The Skinceuticals moisturise range have three moisturisers that are carefully formulated to nourish, protect, and exfoliate as they hydrate and restore elasticity. They can be used after a Corrective Serum from the Correct Range or directly after an antioxidant serum from the Prevent Range. They can be used in the morning and evening.
Sunscreens should be an essential part of a day cream regime and shold be used last every morning after a moisturising or corrective cream. SkinCeuticals’ sunscreens provide true broad-spectrum uva/uvb protection. When used together, antioxidants and sunscreens provide almost complete photo-protection – preventing photo-ageing, preventing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and promoting skin health.
Cosmetically elegant and moisturising, providing a high level for UVA protection and is ideal for all skin types, including sensitive skin, designed not to clog pores. This true broad-spectrum sunscreen contains Mexoryl® SX and XL to protect against the premature skin aging effects of UVA and UVB rays.
Ultra light, hypoallergenic, hydrating broad spectrum sunscreen with UVA and UVB protection with Mexoryl SX/XL. Provides top level SPF 50 protection to fight against photo ageing signs including wrinkles, excess pigmentation and age spots.
Cosmetically elegant, all-physical broad-spectrum UVA/UVB sunscreen contains breakthrough dispersion technology minimising the “whitening effect" commonly found in other all-physical sunscreens. Ideal for use on all skin types including sensitive, traumatized skin and is safe for children.
A first-to-market transparent, mattifying, paraben-free SPF 50 fluid, employing all-mineral broad-spectrum filters, providing high UVA and UVB protection in a lightweight, ultra-sheer texture for all skin types, even very sensitive.
Artemia Salina, a plankton extract that increases the skin’s defenses to heat and UV stress
Restylane Day Cream uses the same unique patented technology used in Restylane dermal filler products. Restylane Day Cream protects, hydrates and nourish the skin from the outside and is a moisturiser suitable for all skin types. It has selected ingredients that boost skin repair and regeneration and reduces free radical damage, the addition of stabilized hyaluronic acid enhances the long lasting moisturising effect of the cream.
Restylane® Day Cream is a moisturiser suitable for all skin types. It has a high biocompatibility with your own skin, which helps build up the skin’s natural protective barrier to reduce water loss and withstand premature ageing.
Stabilised Hyaluronic Acid, DMS, Niacinamide, Creatine, Acetyl Carnitine, Piperine, and Ceramide 3
Teosyal Advanced Filler moisturising creams are powerful anti aging, wrinkle treatments that act by reducing the depth and volume of wrinkles. They also renew the skin's lipid barrier to restore a smooth complexion and contain Vitamin C so skin cells are protected from free radical attack and the effects of environmental aging. Teosyal offer two types of Advanced Filler for normal and dry skin that can be used twice a day.
Fills your wrinkles, enhances the effect of dermal filler injections and thoroughly moisturises your skin. Advanced filler is an anti-aging product recommended by aesthetic medicine experts for normal skin.
Fills your wrinkles, enhances the effect of dermal filler injections and thoroughly moisturises your skin. Advanced filler is an anti-aging product recommended by aesthetic medicine experts for dry skin.