9% Vitamin C
A holy grail in skincare when it comes to protecting skin cells from UV damage, environmental pollution and other premature agers. Scientifically speaking, this super-antioxidant does this by a process known as neutralisation of free radicals. In the right concentration and form, Vitamin C is a safe and highly efficacious acid that will visibly brighten your skin, even out skin tone, correct pigmentation and dark spots, help fade acne scarring, and overall give your complexion a level of resilience to external aggressors.
We use 2 different forms of stable Vitamin C at a concentration of 9% for optimal efficacy. Essentially stable Vitamin C allows the nutrient to penetrate into the skin before hydrolysing enzymes release it back into its active form to do its best cellular work! In-vitro studies have proven the results of these forms of Vitamin C to increase in both collagen I and collagen III production, lighten skin discolouration, reduce the size and number of wrinkles, improve acne and protect the skin from environmental damage.
This serum is dermatologist tested and approved as suitable for all skin types including sensitive skin with our proprietary gentle form of 9% Vitamin C.
Hyaluronic Acid (High-Molecular)
Hyaluronic Acid is a superstar for hydration. It is a large polymer that functions as a humectant - a substance that helps the skin hold onto water. It is known to hold up to one thousand times its weight in water molecules, helping to plump the skin, improve pliability, reduce the appearance of fine lines and prevent trans-epidermal water loss. We use a proprietary high-molecular form of Hyaluronic Acid, which has the ability to form a breathable layer on the skin surface to improve hydration and reduce water evaporation. The higher the molecular weight, the lower the water evaporation rate showing a better water holding capacity. An in-vivo study on high-molecular Hyaluronic Acid showed a 37% increase in hydration within an hour and a similar reduction in transepidermal water evaporation.
Vitamin B3, commonly known as niacinamide, is an excellent inclusion for brightening the skin, reducing yellowing and preventing premature ageing. It is incredibly restorative, functioning to rejuvenate cellular energy, repair processes and damaged DNA. It also protects and bolsters the skin, reducing the adverse effect of UV rays, plus combating internal and external stressors that cause breakdown and deterioration of the skin. It is also wonderful for age spots and discolouration, as it has been shown to prevent the transfer of pigment within skin tissue.
A true botanical hero from the sea! It contains a high-purity fucoidan extract and is rich in Marine Polyphenols, developed specifically to provide high-tech age-defying benefits. Derived from Undaria pinnatifida species of seaweed, this unique and 100% natural ingredient has been shown to inhibit many of the key enzymes responsible for skin damage. In vitro studies have confirmed that this seaweed inhibits enzymes that lead to wrinkles and reduced skin elasticity, making it an incredibly powerful natural age-defying ingredient. Results showed that seaweed extract was able to improve skin’s overall appearance by 60% in just 12 weeks.
This formula is infused with the signature JSH-V7™ Complex, containing seven key science-backed vitamins, nutrients and botanicals for healthy, radiant skin.
Vitamin C - Antioxidant actions support collagen production + protect and brighten.
Pro-Vitamin B5 - Hydrates + strengthens skin barrier for optimal skin health.
Marine Polyphenols (Kelp) - Inhibits enzymes that cause visible signs of ageing for a youthful complexion.
Calendula - Deeply soothing for calm skin.
Vitamin E - Pro-antioxidant to protect skin from damage.
Grape Seed Oil - High levels of linoleic acid target breakouts + redness.
Frankincense - Rejuvenates damaged skin to minimise imperfections.