Resist Anti-Aging Skin Restoring Moisturiser SPF 50
Protects skin from the sun and improves skin tone.
- Skin Type: Normal skin, Dry skin
- Concern: Anti-Aging, Brown spots, Very dry skin
- Ingredients: Avobenzone, Niacinamide/Vitamin B3, Shea Butter View all
- Routine: Moisturizer AM
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Resist Anti-Aging Skin Restoring Moisturiser SPF 50
What does it do?
The perfect SPF for dry skin
This multi-tasking moisturiser contains SPF 50 to protect skin from premature signs of ageing and sun damage, while shea butter leaves skin soft and hydrated. The anti-ageing formula contains tone-improving ingredients like niacinamide and liquorice for more even-toned and younger-looking skin.
Is this suitable for my skin?
What is your skin type?
What skin concern would you like to address?(Please select one option).
Protects from sun damage
Promotes radiant-looking skin
Hydrates dry skin
How to use
Apply as the last step in your morning skincare routine. Allow a moment to dry before applying makeup.
Thank you for submitting your review! It will be reviewed by our staff before it is posted.This is a nice and light feeling product. Although it is for drier skin, I found that it worked well on my combination skin. It sinks in quickly and did not leave a shine on my face. The only reason I disliked the product was the sun filters in the moisturiser. As it is made in the US it does not contain any modern filters, but instead uses older filters like Oxybenzone and Homosalate in large quantities. I hear that PC are currently making a newer sunscreen with EU filters. I will look forward to trying these.
Customer Care: Hi GLcok, I'm so happy you're loving our Resist Anti-Aging Restoring Moisturizer SPF 50! Although aimed towards normal-dry skin, it can be a great option for combination skin that tends to be more dry than oily! We are always looking for new products and ways to make existing products better - make sure to subscribe to our newsletter to stay up-to-date! Kind regards, Marissa - Paula's Choice Customer CareThis product is great for my dry skin. It absorbs fast, doesn't have a strong smell, keeps my skin hydrated, protected and tackles fine lines. However, it contains many ingredients that are not coral reef safe such as Oxybenzone, Homosalate, Octinoxate, etc. I would be willing to try out other alternatives from PC, but some of them also contain nanoparticles, which are also sub-optimal. I was drawn to PC due to its cruelty-free policy and transparency. So, as much as I appreciate the full disclosure of all the ingredients, knowing that there are some which are (indirectly) harming animal life is, unfortunately, a no go for me and I won't be buying this product again.
Customer Care: Hi JS. Thanks for your review! I'm happy to hear that you enjoy the product itself. We strongly support efforts to heal our planet and share the desire to preserve the aquatic environment. We take this commitment very seriously and would never launch or continue to sell any products that contained ingredients known to put consumers' health at risk and we are looking for ways to extend these practices to protect both human and environment alike. In the meantime, we take skin health very important and choose the best known ingredients to support this. Please feel free to contact us if you ever have any other questions. Kind regards, Marissa - Paula's Choice Customer Care
What are the key ingredients?
Synthetic sunscreen ingredient, provides broad-spectrum sun protection and is one of the most widely used UVA filters in the world.
Very effective skin-restoring ingredient that can visibly improve the appearance of enlarged pores, uneven skin tone, fine lines and dullness.
This plant lipid, extracted from the karite tree, is used as an emollient and has smoothing properties for dry skin. it’s also a rich source of antioxidants.
Contains: Benzophenone-3 (Oxybenzone)
Aqua, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate (Octinoxate 7.5%, sunscreen), Homosalate (5%, sunscreen), Ethylhexyl Salicylate (Octisalate 5%, sunscreen), Benzophenone-3 (Oxybenzone 5%, sunscreen), Silica (opacifier and texture enhancer), Glycerin (hydration), Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane (Avobenzone 3.0 %, sunscreen), Cetearyl Alcohol (texture enhancer), Dimethicone (hydration), Butylene Glycol (hydration), Pentylene Glycol (hydration), Potassium Cetyl Phosphate (emulsifier), Cyclopentasiloxane (hydration), Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract (skin-restoring), VP/Eicosene Copolymer (texture enhancer), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter (emollient), Allantoin (skin soothing), Niacinamide (skin-restoring), Tocopherol (vitamin E/antioxidant), Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract (skin soothing), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract (hydration, soothing), Atractylodes Macrocephala Root Powder (antioxidant), Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract (skin soothing), Coffea Arabica (Coffee) Seed Extract (antioxidant), Portulaca Oleracea Extract (antioxidant), Mahonia Aquifolium Root Extract (antioxidant), Diethylhexyl Syringylidenemalonate (antioxidant), Sarcosine (skin softener), Capryloyl Glycine (skin softener), Maltooligosyl Glucoside (skin softener), Cetearyl Glucoside (skin softener), Dimethiconol (texture enhancer), Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer (stabilizer), Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysate (hydration), Hexylene Glycol (texture enhancer), 4-T-Butylcyclohexanol (emollient), Glyceryl Stearate (texture enhancer), PEG-100 Stearate (texture enhancer), Sodium Hydroxide (pH adjuster), Xanthan Gum (stabilizer), Disodium EDTA (chelating agent), Phenoxyethanol (preservative), Caprylyl Glycol (preservative), Ethylhexylglycerin (skin softening).
What is the difference between the Resist Anti-Aging Skin Restoring Moisturizer with SPF 50 and the discontinued Resist Anti-Aging Cellular Defense Moisturizer SPF 25?
- SPF: The day moisturisers differ in their SPF. The new Resist Anti-Aging Skin Restoring SPF 50 contains a higher SPF and is a synthetic sunscreen, the Resist Anti-Aging SPF 25 was a mineral sunscreen.
- Texture: The Resist Anti-Aging Skin Restoring SPF 50 has a more lightweight, fluid texture that is easy to apply but rich enough for dry skin.
- Formula: The Resist Anti-Aging Skin Restoring SPF 50 not only helps to prevent new signs of ageing, but also contains added ingredients (like niacinamide) to help to reduce existing signs of ageing. Brown spots will become less visible and skin tone more even. The Resist Anti-Aging SPF 25 only prevented new signs of ageing.
Can I apply the moisturiser around the eyes?
The Resist Anti-Aging Skin Restoring Moisturizer SPF 50 can be used around the eye and orbital bone. In general we don’t recommend applying the moisturiser directly onto your eye lid.
Is the Resist Anti-Aging Skin Restoring Moisturizer with SPF 50 suitable for Rosacea prone skin?
It’s not clear what causes rosacea-prone skin to react and while you most likely won’t experience any problems using the Resist Anti-Aging Skin Restoring Moisturizer SPF 50 we recommend using a day moisturiser with a mineral sunscreen. Try our Skin Recovery Daily Moisturizing Lotion SPF 30 or the Calm Moisturiser SPF 30 for normal to dry skin.
How often should I reapply this product?
To get the right amount of protection apply the product liberally. When skin is exposed to direct sunlight you’ll need to reapply every two hours. If you plan to swim or if you sweat you must reapply.
Creamy cleanser gently yet effectively removes dirt and makeup for clean, smooth skin.
Gentle, milky toner offers superior hydration while minimising the appearance of wrinkles.
Hydrating exfoliant corrects uneven skin tone and minimises fine lines and wrinkles.
Antioxidant serum with vitamin C works to firm, brighten and improve uneven skin tone.
Hydrating moisturiser with 0.01% retinol combats signs of ageing & reduces fine lines and wrinkles.
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