Facial oils are mostly used for their nourishing, moisturising, and replenishing properties. But can you use these new-gen, supercharged oils to replace these active ‘treatment’ steps in your skincare regime?
Vitamin C - MARA Sea Vitamin C Serum (£88 / 30ml)
In place of your regular vitamin C step, apply this this glow-inducing, supercharged vitamin C oil-serum hybrid, which envelops skin with a powerful, brightening and antioxidant-rich vitamin C blend, marine botanicals for mega moisture and adaptogens to calm sensitivity and redness for a hydrated, bright, bouncy, firm, look-at-me complexion.
- 15% THD ascorbate - this antioxidant superhero is the most stable form of Vitamin C and penetrates 50 x better than L-Ascorbic Acid. Boost radiance and brightness while warding off free radical damage, targeting pigmentation and increasing collagen.
- Vitamin C Blend - 14 skin loving natural Vitamin C extracts including kakadu plum, guava, thyme and more, to supercharge skin brightness, reduce the appearance of fine lines and dark spots for an insane skin power-shot of nutrients and glow.
- Marine Botanicals - Blue Sea Kale, Sea Starwort and Sea Lavender drench skin with antioxidants and boost ceramides to plump, firm, strengthen, soothe and smooth while protecting against photo-ageing and free radical damage.
- Proprietary Algae Blend - stimulates natural hyaluronic acid synthesis and loaded with phyto-nutrients, omegas 3, 6 and 9 to plump, firm and leave skin smooth and nourished.
- Adaptogens - calming reishi, chlorella and ginseng, work to reduce puffiness, inflammation and lines while adding a youthful plumpness.
Retinol - MARA Algae Retinol Oil (£105 / 30ml)
This unique retinol oil will supercharge cellular turnover, soften and smooth fine lines and wrinkles, reduce the appearance of blemishes and dark patches and brighten your complexion, whilst plumping and hydrating your skin and ensuring there’s no trace of skin irritation, redness or peeling typically associated retinols.
- 1.2% retinol – this BHT-free retinol stimulates cell turn-over to reveal new cells, helps fade the appearance of dark spots, blemishes, scars, pores and lines and helps boost skin clarity and radiance.
- Cacay - one of highest sources of natural Vitamin A to supercharge cellular turn-over, boost natural collagen and deliver mega moisture.
- Algae Blend – this age-defying, proprietary algae blend stimulates natural hyaluronic acid synthesis and is loaded with phyto-nutrients and omega’s 3, 6 & 9 to plump, firm and smooth.
- Fermented Green Tea – fermentation amplifies the absorption of this antioxidant powerhouse, rich in polyphenols, fatty acids and Vitamins A, B & E to deeply nourish, soothe inflammation and ward off free radicals.
- Evening Primrose Oil - full of Vitamin E and linoleic acid to soften and smooth skin and provide long lasting hydration.
- Hemp-Derived Cannabis - full of 20 amino acids known to plump, hydrate and strengthen new skin cells. Calms and soaks skin with Vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, D and E.