As with all out products, the ingredients are in for a reason. With the Advanced Anti-Ageing MakeSense Foundation, the main goal is for anti-ageing and so many ingredients are in for that reason.
SenePlex Complex: kinetic enzyme that increases cellular renewal.
Carrageenan : thickens and stabilises allowing product to be absorbed into the skin quickly.
Sodium Chloride: natural sea-salt used as a binding agent.
Aribidopsis Extract: helps repair damaged skin DNA.
Lecithin: protects cells from oxidation and replenishes and repairs skin with its essential fatty acid content.
Thiotaine (Ergothioneine): protects the skin from oxidative and DNA damage and helps us use oxygen more efficiently to produce more energy.
Lycium Chinese Fruit Extract, (Goji Berry): a bright red berry prized for its high levels of certain phytonutrients to help prevent or treat health conditions caused by oxidation.
Vassinum Angustifolium (Blueberry) Fruit Extract: astringent and moisturizing properties plus it is used as a skin conditioner.
Vaccinum Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Extract: rich in flavonoids, citric acid and vitamin C; it is an antioxidant, purifies and has antibacterial properties, so is a great natural treatment of acne.
Titanium Dioxide: an inert earth mineral used as a thickening ingredient and sunscreen as it protects skin from UV-A and UV-B radiation.
Glycerin: a solvent, an emollient and humectant that helps keep moisture in the product and helps it spread better across a surface, reducing drag and pull; it is non-toxic, non-irritating and non-allergenic to the skin.
Sodium Hyaluronate: a key water-maintaining substance in human skin which adds moisture and helps with water content regulating.
Isobutylmethacrylate/Bis-Hydroxypropyl Dimethicone Acrylate Copolymer: a film former that exhibits outstanding adhesion, water resistance and colour retention properties.
Polymethylsilsesquioxane: a silicone ingredient used most often as a film former that creates a lubricating, smooth, silky feel and increases the skins ability to repel water.
Orchis Mascula (Orchid) Flower Extract: used as a preparation of emollient products; a powerful anti-oxidant which provides free-radical protection and maximum moisturisation.
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Extract: acts as a moisturiser and emollient agent to improve the skin elasticity and suppleness.
Spirulina Maxima Extract: hydrating, skin-conditioning and toning agent.
Arnica Montana Flower Extract: a fungicide and an immune-stimulant; provides a layer of warmth and helps to soothe tired and tight muscles.
Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract: boosts the immune function of skin cells and protects them against the damaging effects of the sun.
Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A): increases skin elasticity and thickening of the epidermis and the dermis; speeds up exfoliation to reveal younger, plumper skin cells, helping to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and skin irregularities.
Yeast Extract: a dietary source of folic acid which aids in the formation of new healthy tissues and promotes new cell formation.
Panthenol (Vitamin B): essential for formation of new healthy tissues.
Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate (Vitamin C): helps increase collagen production and diminish wrinkles.
Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E): maintains the activities of enzymes in the cells and for the formation of red blood cells; an anti-oxidant that inhibit skin cancer and aids in the healing of skin ailments.
Disteardimonium Hectorite: an organically modified magnesium silicate and a natural mineral.
Magnesium PCA: maintains a healthy epidermis.
Copper PCA: a synthetic skin-conditioning agent composed of the copper salt of PCA.
Zinc PCA: moisturises the skin and regulates the skin’s sebum production, thereby controlling excess oil production.
Sodium Benzoate: soluble food grade preservative.
Potassium Sorbate: soluble food grade preservative.
Phenoxyethanol: an oily liquid used as a bactericide and topical antiseptic.