100% Natural Solar Serum® with Lycocelle® 15ml (0.53 fl oz)
When it comes to skin ageing, our biggest enemy is ultra violet radiation (sunlight). Studies prove it to be responsible for up to 90% of the visible signs of ageing. And here in New Zealand and Australia, we have the worst UV rays in the world. This is why we created Solar Serum®.
Solar Serum® contains Lycocelle® our own unique proprietary blend of lycopene from tomatoes, rosehip and cucumber. With clinically significant levels of lycopene, this blend helps to reduce sun damage, redness and pigmentation. It can also protect collagen and enhance natural immunity to UV radiation.
- Contains Lycocelle® (lycopene + rosehip + cucumber)
- 100% natural formulation
- Helps to reduce sun damage
- Helps to reduce redness
- Assists in reducing pigmentation
- Protects collagen
- Enhances natural immunity to UV radiation
- Powerful antioxidant action
Add into the mix nourishing meadowfoam oil with its exceptional anti-oxidant levels; grapeseed oil with Vitamins C, D and E to support skin health and raspberry seed oil, a rich source of essential fatty acids that promote healing and enhance skin cell regeneration.
The result is a serious skincare superhero that is sure to leave your skin looking radiant and healthy.
Recommended for dry skin, dehydrated skin, sun damaged skin, prematurely aged skin, sensitive skin, acne skin, oily skin
Love Solar Serum®? Then pair it with Solar Serum® Eye Cream
Directions & Claims
Apply on clean skin. Dispense a small amount onto fingertips and rub them lightly together. Gently press and massage the serum over face, with care around eyes and across the lips.
Dispense extra serum to cover neck and décolletage. Apply sunscreen or an SPF moisturiser over the top when using during the day time. At night, use Beauty Sleep Luscious Nightly Skin Repair Cream or Rhino Repair®.
Product Claims Explained
"Helps to reduce sun damage including redness and pigmentation"
Lycopene is clinically proven to work when applied topically to the skin. The potent antioxidant action repairs damage caused by sun exposure and repairs signs of photo-ageing.
Lycopene strengthens the skin by inhibiting the activity of enzymes involved in the destruction and breakdown of collagen.
"Enhances natural immunity to UV radiation"
Direct UVB exposure causes significant damage to skin cells. When lycopene is used, UVB- induced damage is strongly inhibited. At over 3%, Lycocelle® reveals a strong activity to protect the cells against UVB radiations.
"Powerful antioxidant action"
Lycocelle® has more antioxidant action than cherries, broccoli, and oranges. It provides the most potent form of natural antioxidant therapy to restore and repair sun damaged skin, without causing any irritation, commonly found with other topical vitamin C treatment products.
Ingredients: Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) oil, solanum lycopersicum (tomato) seed oil (and) caprylic/capric triglyceride (and) vaccinium macrocarpon (cranberry) seed oil (and) helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, rosa canina (rosehip) fruit oil, limnanthes alba (meadowfoam) seed oil, olea europaea (olive) fruit oil, cucumis sativus (cucumber) seed oil, vitis vinifera (grape) seed oil, natural fragrance, tocopherol acetate (vitamin e), rubus idaeus (red raspberry) seed oil, alpha bisabolol natural, citronellol, limonene, linalool
- Vegan friendly
- Cruelty free
- Suitable for use during pregnancy
- Preservative free
- No known contraindications
- Made in New Zealand
- Free of parabens, mineral oil, phthalates, sulphates, and animal products.
- Store below 30°C
- Packaged in a fully recyclable container
Solar Serum® contains jojoba oil. So if it’s left in a cold place this can start to solidify slightly – much like you might have noticed with bottles of olive oil on the supermarket shelf. This is completely normal and does not change the composition or the effectiveness of the serum. The formulation of this serum is 100% natural – so we don’t put in any agents to keep it liquid at low temperatures and this is just a side effect. If you just pop the bottle in a bowl of warm water it will soon go back to its normal consistency.
- Oily/acne prone skin: Linoleic acid reduces clogged pores, polyphenols supports reducing inflammation caused by acne
- Dry skin: Rich in omega 6 and omega 3 essential fatty acids, powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant action.
Active Ingredients Explained
Lycocelle®: Our unique, patented blend of lycopene, rosehip and cucumber.
Lycopene: Extracted by cold process from tomato seeds. As a potent antioxidant, lycopene efficiently blocks the damaging effects of free radical scavengers and protects the skin cells exposed to UVB. Contains Omega 3 and 6 at the exact ratio needed by the human cells. This delivers anti- inflammatory effects to the skin and also prevents dryness. At over 3%, Lycocelle® reveals a strong activity to protect the cells against UVB radiation.
Rosehip Seed Oil: A delicate oil packed with nutrients, vitamins and essential fatty acids to hydrate and nourish sensitive skin.
Cucumber Seed Oil: Provides hydrating and soothing skin care benefits. Rich in plant nutrients including vitamins, polyphenols, polysaccharides, and minerals.
Meadowfoam: A natural, stable oil that is very close in composition to natural human sebum, so it is very easily absorbed. Locks in moisture. Contains very high levels of antioxidants.
Grapeseed Oil: Very high levels of Vitamins C, D & E. Supports skin health for all skin types.
Jojoba: Fast absorbing, light oil derived from the jojoba plant seed. Full of antioxidants and nutrients to restore sensitive skin.
Raspberry: Superior antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Rich in Vitamin E. Promotes skin healing and optimal skin health.
Hints & Tips
"I have acne. Can I use Solar Serum®?"
Yes. The composition of Solar Serum® is very similar to human skin oil (sebum), so it will not make your skin feel any oilier. The rich amounts of antioxidants in Solar Serum® will reduce inflammation and support skin healing.
"Can I use Solar Serum® with topical medication (ReTrieve, EpiDuo, Differin, topical steroids)?"
Yes. If you use these topical medications once a day, e.g. in the morning, use Solar Serum® at night and vice versa. This will support the healing of the skin.
"How soon can I see a difference in my skin?"
Skin is a dynamic organ and positive changes can take some time to appear. Six months is an appropriate time to begin to see an improvement in your skin.
"I have rosacea. Can I use Solar Serum®?"
Yes. Solar Serum® has powerful antioxidants that reduce inflammation. Lycopene is proven to reduce redness. Use with sunscreen during the day and with Rhino Repair at night.
"Do I still have to use daily sunscreen if I’m using Solar Serum®?"
Absolutely. Our skin has a small amount of natural immunity to UV radiation and Solar Serum® enhances this, but we still need sun screen to protect our skin from the harmful UV rays that are so much stronger in NZ.
"My skin feels greasy after using Solar Serum®"
You may be using too much. Always use on clean, dry skin. 2 drops to the face and 2 drops to the neck and décolletage are enough to get the full benefits of Solar Serum®.
"I got a breakout when I started using Solar Serum®"
You may be using too much, or you may be using too many skincare products. Less is best, so to get optimal benefits from Solar Serum®, use sparingly daily under sunscreen and/or at night under a thin layer of night cream.
"I’ve been using Solar Serum® and still have pigmentation"
Pigmentation takes years to develop and will not disappear overnight. Ensure you are wearing sunscreen SPF30 every day. Solar Serum® helps to break down excess pigmentation, but you may need to talk to your dermatologist about treatments to remove stubborn pigmentation.
Your Solar Serum® dropper bottle is made from 100% post consumer recycled PET. That's the plastic that's typically used in soda bottles and food packaging. And when you've finished with the bottle it can be recycled again and again.
We put a lot of work into formulating Solar Serum®, but we also put a lot of thought into the packaging too. We wanted something that would look good on the bathroom shelf, be lightweight but hard-wearing so it wouldn't smash if it fell on the bathroom floor but equally it was light to throw in a travel bag. And we didn't want something that was going to be used once and then end up back in landfill.
So these 100% recycled heavy wall dropper bottles ticked all the boxes. We hope you like them as much as we do.