How Stressors Affect Your Skin
Exposure to pollution, such as smoke, heavy metals, and household cleansers, causes inflammation.*
Particles of air pollution are
smaller than skin pores, easily penetrating the skin barrier
*Geria, Navin M. "Understanding the Role of Pollution in Skin Aging." happi, 3 Nov. 2014.
Exposure to sun's UVA and UVB rays can increase the appearance of wrinkles, cause age spots, and dehydrate skin.
of visible aging is caused by environmental factors like sun exposure and pollution*
*American Psychological Association. "Shielding Against the Impact of Pollution, Stress, and UV.” Mintel, Nov. 2014.
Stress, including irregular sleep and an unhealthy diet, leads to collagen damage and skin dullness.
of women say they have lost sleep at night due to stress*
*American Psychological Association. "Stress in America: Paying with our Health.” 4 Feb. 2015.
Protects & Defends
against environmental stressors using advanced technologies and key ingredients
by creating a protective barrier on the skin to combat dullness and damage
+ Matcha Green Tea Extract
contains anti-oxidants and helps prevent environmental pollutants from negatively affecting the skin. Found in our Refining Matcha Detox Mask.
+ Pollutant Shield Matrix
acts as a protective armor against carbon particles, heavy metals, and airborne chemicals. Found in our Shielding Matcha Facial Essence.
+ Rice Bran Extracts
Contains Vitamin E, minerals, and fatty acids to help soften and moisturize skin. Found in our Shielding Matcha Facial Essence.
+ Urban Shield
helps protect against free radicals, heavy metals, and pollutants. Found in our Protective Matcha Mositurizer SPF 40.
+ Kakadu Plum Extract
helps reduce skin damage due to oxidative stress and helps improve radiance. Found in our Protective Matcha Facial Moisturizer.
Protect & Defend
Shielding Matcha Facial Essence
Clinically proven to minimize the appearance of pores. Featuring Matcha Green Tea and Rice Bran extracts, it deeply hydrates and removes dullness. Can be used as a helpful barrier from your foundation and to set and refresh makeup throughout the day.$42.00 / 2.5 FL oz
Protective Matcha Facial Moisturizer
Clinically proven to retain moisture and deeply hydrates, helping to improve texture and combat dullness due to environmental stressors. Features Matcha Green Tea and Rice Bran extracts and helps to protect against environmental stressors. Contains Shea Butter and Coconut Oil, known to help nourish and soften skin.$40.00 / 1.7 FL oz
Protective Matcha Moisturizer
SPF 40 blocks 97.5% of UVB rays while broad spectrum coverage also protects against UVA rays which can accelerate skin aging. Featuring Matcha Green Tea and Rice Bran extracts, it protects against skin damage and moisture loss without leaving any white residue.$44.00 / 1.7 FL oz
Shield of Dreams Mini Favorites
Featuring Matcha Green Tea and Rice Bran extracts, these AquaDefense products combat dullness due to environmental stressors, minimize the appearance of pores, and remove impurities and airborne toxins.$25.00 / 3 Piece Set