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DEFEND strengthening C serum

PREVENT • BRIGHTEN • PROTECT
$139.00
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Defend your skin from environmental stressors with this 25% triple C serum. A skin strengthening blend of active peptides, antioxidants, amino acids and anti-inflammatories for ultimate skin immunity.

AUSTRALIAN MADE, AUSTRALIAN OWNED AND FREE FROM; CRUELTY, PARABENS, PEG’s, SLS, ALS or SULFATES, MINERAL OIL, SILICONES, ARTIFICIAL FRAGRANCE & COLOUR.

VEGAN FRIENDLY

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Peptamide™ 6 (Hexapeptide-11)
• Visibly firms skin over 28 days
Matrixyl™ 3000 (Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Butylene Glycol, Carbomer)
• 45% reduction  of wrinkles within 2 months
SYN®-COLL (Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5)
• 350% improvement in wrinkles over 84 days
Argireline® (Acetyl Hexapeptide-8)
• 32% decrease in deep wrinkles within 28 days
Leuphasyl®(Pentapeptide-18)
• 7% maximum reduction in wrinkle depth when combined with Argireline® for 28 days
SNAP-8 (Acetyl Octapeptide-3)
• 63% maximum wrinkle reduction over 28 days
Melanostatine®5 (Nonapeptide-1, Dextran)
• 33% inhibition of melanin synthesis
Aldenine ® (Tripeptide-1, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein)
• 100% RCS scavenging within 2  hours
Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate
• Liquid vitamin C is one of the most effective and beneficial cosmetic antioxidants available today
• Works to protect against UV induced cell damage and lipid peroxidation, two of the strongest contributors to the aging process.
• Adds extra protection to the skin on a cellular level  by increasing the cell survival rate in the epidermis when exposed to UV rays. Exposure to UV rays is the highest contributor of premature aging and potential skin disorders. 

Magnesium Aspartate
• Encourages protein synthesis and phosphates transfer

Copper Gluconate
• Encourages synthesis of ATP, keratin and collagen

Zinc Gluconate
• Plays a role in the synthesis of DNA. It helps combat aging by stimulating reversal of damaged collagen matrix.

L22 - Biomimetic Lipid Composition
• Studies concluded that positive effects on skin hydration, barrier repair, lipid peroxidation induced by aged and sun damaged skins were corrected short and long term 

Most skin types wanting to prevent, brighten and protect their skin, including:

Dry, Sensitive Skin
• Vital armor for ultimate skin protection and wound healing
• Strengthens damaged capillaries to reduce redness and flushing in sensitive
skins
• Repairs dull, dry and abnormal skin cells to restore luminosity
• Fights and protects the skin against daily stressors

Ageing Skin
• Boosts cell growth and DNA repair for complete anti-ageing skin rejuvenation
• Protects against sun damage and pigmentation to brighten
• Adds extra protection on a cellular level to prevent premature ageing and
wrinkles
• Promotes and protects collagen synthesis for a firm complexion

Oily & Breakout Prone Skin

• Some oily and acne prone skins may find Defend too stimulating. In this case we recommend avoiding breakout prone areas and reducing frequency of use.

25% VITAMIN C BLEND
10% ascorbyl tetraisopalmitate, 15% super-ox c ™ and magnesium ascorbyl phosphate combine all the benefits of stable, oil-soluble liquid vitamin C, superfruit vitamin C and non-irritating water-soluble vitamin C for superior absorption to not only prevent and protect against ageing and pigmentation, but stimulate collagen and fade the appearance of discoloured pigmented spots.

10% PEPTIDE BLEND
Within days, this blend of 8 peptides actively and visibly firms skin, reduces wrinkles, decreases deep wrinkles and inhibits melanin synthesis.

ANTI-INFLAMMATORY BLEND
Potent antioxidants of Mangosteen Extract, Chamomile, Vitamin E, Beta Glucan and Green Tea repair and protect the skin from cell damage and inflammation to reduce sensitivity and heal stressed skin.

YOUTH SUPPORT BLEND
Hydrolysed Marine Collagen and triple weighted Hyaluronic Acid immediately plump fine lines and inhibit wrinkle formation and maintain youthful skin volume.

MULTI-MINERAL BLEND
Healing and stress reducing minerals Magnesium , Zinc and Copper enhance and brighten tone, restoring optimal skin vitality. Reducing the signs of ageing by repairing skin damage, reducing inflammation and oxygenating a sluggish complexion, enhances a youthful complexion.

• Always read the ingredients list for allergens
• If irritation occurs discontinue use immediately and contact GSD Skincare
• Store in a cool dry place.
• Once opened, use within 6 months.

Aqua (Water), Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate, Terminalia Ferdinandiana (Kakadu Plum) Fruit Extract, Lactobacillus Ferment Lysate, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, L-Glutathione, Arginine, Tetrapeptide-30, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, Caprooyl Tetrapeptide-3, Acetyl Octapeptide-3, Oligopeptide-68, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-38, Epigallocatechin-Gallate (EGCG - Acetyl Tetrapeptide-2) Palmitoyl Tripeptide-8, Magnesium Aspartate, Zinc Gluconate, Copper Gluconate, Hyaluronic Acid (M-H MW) Hyaluronic Acid (LMW), Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Capric/Caprylic Triglycerides, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Polysorbate 20, Hydrolysed Marine Collagen, Bisabilol, D-Alpha Tocopherol, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Pyrus Malus Fruit Extract, Cucumis Melo (Melon) Fruit Extract, Chamomilla Recutita Flower Oil, Sorbitol, Beta-Glucan, Potassium Sorbate, Garcinia Mangostana Fruit Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Squalane, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Xanthan Gum, Lecithin, Sclerotium Gum, Pullulan, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Oleate, Hydroxypropyl Cyclodextrin, Steareth-20, Disodium EDTA, Alcohol, Citric Acid, Sodium Benzoate, Benzoic Acid, 1,2-Hexanediol, Dextran, Sodium Phytate, Melaleuca Teretifolia Branch/Leaf (Honey Myrtle) Oil, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil.

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