Moisturisers

As we age the density of the collagen and elastin fibres that support the skins matrix begin to break down. Using a moisturiser can help to slow this process.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can moisturisers cause dry skin?

If you use too much moisturiser, your skin can become complacent over time and produce less moisture on its own. Look for a moisturiser that is nourishing and supports the skin barrier function to help skin maintain its natural hydration levels. We recommend our Active Repair Copper Peptide Cream which reduces hyaluronic acid breakdown in the skin by offering strong antioxidant protection, supportinging the production of collagen and elastic fibres and helping to protect cellular DNA. All these things combined contribute to healthier skin with good moisture retention.

Which moisturisers are best for sensitive skin?

For sensitive skin, use a moisturiser that is hypoallergenic and fragrance-free to avoid irritation. Look for a moisturiser that contains less than ten ingredients as fewer ingredients means fewer potential reactions with your sensitive skin. Try to avoid common irritants such as alcohol, sulfates, fragrance and dyes. Instead look for ingredients that boost hydration, soothe irritation and have healing properties like hyaluronic acid, ceramides and aloe vera.

Should I moisturise oily skin?

It is important to moisturise oily skin because without moisturising, your skin would become dehydrated and would begin to over-compensate by producing more oil. Oily skin can be caused by a variety of factors such as stress, poor diet, hormonal shifts and pollution. By applying the right moisturiser, your sebum levels begin to decrease resulting in less oily skin. We recommend our Active Repair Copper Peptide Cream as it contains a low molecular weight hyaluronic acid to keep skin hydrated, it offers strong antioxidant protection against external aggressors like pollutants and boosts collagen production and cell turnover for healthier skin.

What does a moisturiser do to the skin?

The fundamental purpose of a moisturiser is to help treat dry skin and prevent it from drying out again. A moisturiser will trap and seal in moisture to build the skin’s protective barrier, prevent water loss and keep skin soft and smooth. The Copper Peptide complex in our Active Repair Copper Peptide Cream supports vital cell processes in the skin such as collagen production and tissue repair to strengthen the skin barrier, while hyaluronic acid provides deep hydration leaving skin feeling smoother, softer and moisturised.