Medik8 CSA Philosophy Kit - Advanced Edition
* Due back approximately at the end of September - * Due back approximately at the end of September - However a great alternative is Medik8 Crystal Retinal 10 Crystal 10 is in stock as alternative if already been using crystal 6 may be time to move up to Crystal 10
The alternative is CSA Philosophy Kit - Elite Edition. This is an upgrade from the Advance Edition.
Continue your journey to a youthful future with the CSA Philosophy Kit Advanced Edition. It is the perfect step-up for those already familiar with medium strength vitamin C and vitamin A serums, looking to upgrade their anti-ageing results. Featuring Surface Radiance Cleanse™, C-Tetra® Intense, Advanced Day Total Protect™ (SPF 30) and Crystal Retinal™ 6, it has everything you need to visibly diminish fine lines and wrinkles, promoting a rejuvenated complexion.
Surface Radiance Cleanse (40ml)
C-Tetra Intense (30ml)
Advanced Day Total Protect (50ml)
Crystal Retinal 6 (30ml)
Surface Radiance Cleanse
Rediscover a youthful, healthy glow. Infused with an exfoliating blend of mandelic, lactic and salicylic acid, this uplifting citrus cleanser gently renews and purifies to uncover a smooth, radiant complexion.
Utilising the antioxidant power of vitamin C and E, the hydrating serum brightens and smooths the complexion, while fighting free radicals to reduce visible signs of ageing. With an uplifting sweet orange scent, it is the perfect way to kick-start your morning skincare. The formula sinks into skin quickly, leaving behind a soft and glowing complexion.
Advanced Day Total Protect
This nourishing day cream boasts a range of protective technologies and replenishes skin’s hydration levels to keep it looking healthy and young. With SPF 30 5* UVA, this daily moisturiser is lightweight and leaves a powder dry finish.
Crystal Retinal 6
Supercharge the results of your night-time regime. Reducing the appearance of fine lines in just 4 weeks*, Crystal Retinal boosts skin’s natural collagen production to resurface and renew the complexion. The innovative formula has all the anti-ageing, radiance-boosting and clarifying benefits of retinol, plus the same low irritation. But armed with high-performance retinal, it is able to provide visible results up to 11x faster. The naturally peach-coloured serum-cream sinks effortlessly into skin to nurture and smooth the complexion. Featuring a natural comforting aroma of vanilla and tonka bean, it leaves skin strengthened, hydrated and ready for overnight rejuvenation.
* Independent user trial carried out over 8 weeks using Crystal Retinal 6. Individual results may vary.
1. Surface Radiance Cleanse
Every morning and evening, apply a small amount of cleanser into the palm of the hand and massage into moistened face and neck. Gently remove by splashing with water and pat face dry.
2. C-Tetra Intense
After cleansing in the morning, massage 4 drops of C-Tetra Intense across the face, neck and décolletage. Leave to absorb before applying moisturiser.
3. Advanced Day Total Protect (SPF 30)
After cleansing in the morning, apply Advanced Day Total Protect to face, neck and décolletage, avoiding the eye area. Use light, upward strokes and allow to absorb.
4. Crystal Retinal
After cleansing in the evening, massage a small amount of Crystal Retinal across the face, neck and décolletage. Allow to absorb before applying your moisturiser. Crystal Retinal application should be phased in gradually, and only use in the evening. Use twice a week for the first 2 weeks, every other night for the next 2 weeks, then every night. Always wear sunscreen the following morning while using this product, and for 1 week after. Consult a doctor if breastfeeding or pregnant.
HOW IT WORKS
A dual-action cleanser, Surface Radiance Cleanse uses both AHA and BHA power to gently break down impurities and slough off dead skin. By gently exfoliating the upper layers of the skin, the skin cell renewal cycle is supercharged, leaving a fresher, clearer complexion.
C-Tetra Intense contains tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate, a super-stable form of vitamin C, that boosts the antioxidant defence levels in the skin. Ever the multi-tasker, it also stimulates collagen production to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, leaving the complexion plump, radiant and youthful looking.
Advanced Day Total Protect is the ultimate broad spectrum SPF 30 moisturiser for youthful-looking skin. With 360 degree protection against all routes to premature skin ageing, this is a lightweight, invisible sunscreen for everyday use.
Crystal Retinal requires just one conversion to retinoic acid. This means that it is able to produce results comparable to retinoic acid up to 11 times faster than classic forms of retinol.1 The advanced active is carefully encapsulated in a crystal structure that is broken down by the skin’s natural enzymes when topically applied. This ensures maximum stability and absorption while allowing the vitamin A active to be released gradually into the skin while you sleep for minimal irritation.
1 G. Seigenthaler et al., Biochemical Journal, 1990, 268, pp 371-378
L-Mandelic Acid – A softly exfoliating AHA with BHA power, chirally correct mandelic acid is able to work both on the surface of the skin and within pores for deep but gentle exfoliation.
Encapsulated Retinaldehyde – Proven to work up to 11 times faster than retinol, retinaldehyde is a revolutionary new form of vitamin A that targets fine lines and wrinkles, pigmentation and uneven skin texture.
Superior UV Filters – A complex of sun filters carefully selected for their longevity, safety and power to protect the skin against harmful UVA and UVB rays.
Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate – A lipid-soluble form of vitamin C that provides exceptional antioxidant protection from harmful free radicals, while stimulating collagen production for a youthful complexion.
Surface Radiance Cleanse: Aqua (Water), Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate, Sodium Cocoamphoacetate, Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine, Sodium Chloride, Glycerin, Salicylic Acid, Mandelic Acid, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract, Disodium EDTA, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Garcinia Mangostana (Mangosteen) Peel Extract, Yucca Schidigera Root Extract, Lactic Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Fruit Extract, Yogurt Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Peel Oil, Limonene, Ethylhexylglycerin.
C-Tetra: Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Cyclopentasiloxane, Cyclohexasiloxane, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Tocopheryl Acetate, PPG-12/SMDI Copolymer, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Limonene.
Advanced Day Total Protect: Aqua (Water), Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate, Dibutyl Adipate, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Bis-Ethylhexyloxyphenol Methoxyphenyl Triazine, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Glycerin, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Ethylhexyl Triazone, Cetearyl Alcohol, Butylene Glycol, Sodium Polyacrylate, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Carnosine, Moringa Oleifera Seed Extract, Hydroxyacetophenone, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Pentylene Glycol, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Ectoin, Citric Acid, Disodium Phosphate, Citrus Nobilis Peel (Mandarin) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Leaf/Twig Oil, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Extract, Litsea Cubeba Fruit Oil, Superoxide Dismutase, Cananga Odorata (Ylang Ylang) Flower Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Oil, Vetiveria Zizanoides (Vetiver) Root Oil, Dehydroacetic Acid, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Oil, Vanilla Planifolia Fruit Extract, Acacia Decurrens (Black Wattle) Flower Extract, Cedrus Atlantica (Atlas Cedar) Bark Oil, Boswellia Carterii (Frankincense) Oil, Salvia Sclarea (Clary Sage) Leaf Oil, Tromethamine, Disodium EDTA, Benzoic Acid, Xanthan Gum, Phenylethyl Alcohol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Citral, Limonene, Linalool.
Crystal Retinal: Aqua (Water), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Isododecane, Cyclodextrin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Olivate, Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Sorbitan Olivate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Squalane, Sodium Hyaluronate, Retinal, 3-O-Ethyl Ascorbic Acid, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Oil, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Ethylhexylglycerin, Pentylene Glycol, Vanilla Planifolia (Vanilla) Fruit Extract, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Rubus Chamaemorus (Cloudberry) Seed Oil, Sodium Polyaspartate, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Dipteryx Odorata (Tonka) Bean Extract, BHT, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Disodium EDTA, Hydroxyacetophenone, Titanium Dioxide, Phenoxyethanol, Alumina, Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Isostearic Acid, Lecithin, Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate, Stearic Acid, Coumarin, CI 14700 (Red 4).
* Although we try our best to ensure this list of ingredients is accurate however there may be product upgrades from time to time, or slight variants between different regions based on local laws, meaning the only definitive ingredient list is that which is printed on the product packaging.
*Although we try our best to ensure this list of ingredients is accurate there may be product upgrades from time to time, or slight variants between different regions based on local laws, meaning the only definitive ingredient list is that which is printed on the product packaging.