Lex and Jong
IDEAL LIGHT MULTI-DEFENSE - Ultra Sheer Brightening Broad Spectrum SPF 45
Delivering a new comprehensive strategy in sun protection with new EvenShield Technology and high levels of protection from multiple extrinsic factors proven to cause premature aging of skin while restoring a more healthy look to your skin. Beyond protection, skin tone and radiance is visibly improved immediately and long term. With dermatologists-recommended sunscreen actives in an ulta-sheer light lotion texture, it's sun protection that feels good that you can feel good about using.
A Multi-Benefit Daily Defense Fluid
Sheer Technology Broad Spectrum SPF 45 / 2 oz
- Scientifically-proven effective formula developed with dermatologists for safety & effectiveness
- High levels of stable UVA/UVB/Infrared + Environmental/Pollution Defense
- Effective Niacinamide concentration to help protect from infrared light, hyperpigmentation, redness and increases epidermal barrier performance, helps boost collagen production and reduces negative impact of oxidative stress. It helps skin to look more even toned with improved luminosity all day.
- Contains synergistic antioxidant vitamins and super Stone Grass to increase effectiveness of sun protection and defense against environmental damage and cellular breakdown.
- Hyaluronic Acid to help plump the appearance of skin while attracting and binding moisture to skin.
- 100% free of proven common irritants, allergens & pore blockers. Suitable for all skin types including sensitive and acne-prone.
Up to about 90% of all visible signs of skin aging are the result of exposure to not only UVA, UVB, & Infrared rays, but also from environmental aggressors that include smoke, pollution, and items you use daily. Now, you don't have to take it anymore.
To help you protect the visible beauty, clarity & health of your skin, Lex & Jong Skin Science introduces a new-level broad-spectrum sun & environmental defense in a light yet skincare-enriched formula that allows sunscreen ingredients to more evenly cover surface layers while other skincare ingredients go to work underneath. This advanced innovation helps provide ultra-high levels of defense against signs of premature skin aging from multiple extrinsic factors— and can help with repair of past damage.
With powerhouse ingredients scientifically tested for safety & results that go beyond protection & beyond repair, skin is treated to smart-balanced hydration while signs of redness & irritation are soothed. The incredibly light formula also makes it ideal for oily & acne-prone skin clients who often have a hard time wearing effective sun protection. Use Ideal Light Multi-Defense daily, rain or shine, for your best skin now & years from now.
HOW TO USE
Apply to face & neck, avoiding the eye area after your recommended serum & moisturizer. Wait at least 15 minutes before sun exposure, or as directed by your physician/skincare professional. Reapply after prolonged exposure, physical activity, perspiration or contact with water.
THIS EXCLUSIVE FORMULA CONTAINS
- Zinc Oxide - dermatologist-recommended stable, gentle, very effective UVA/UVB protection, this mineral is considered one of the best sunscreen ingredients approved for use in the United States. Shown to be effective at providing broad-spectrum protection against burning UVB rays and longer, deep-penetrating UVA rays that may cause cancer and cause many visible signs of aging and skin damage.
- Octyl methoxycinnamate - proven superior protection against free radical activities associated with sunburn & can help protect against UV-induced DNA alternations and enhances Zinc Oxide properties
- Water/Aqua - a vehicle for water-soluble ingredients to mix and work together and enhances the effectiveness of hydrophilic ingredients.
- Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane - works as a delivery agent of beneficial ingredients while helping to provide smoother, more even spreadability.
- Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) - an incredibly restorative water-soluble skin brightener that helps to prevent the transfer of pigment within the skin. What's more, it has been shown to help in skin defense against infrared light, repair skin barrier for improved performance, boost collagen production, and reduce redness in sensitive skin, all while helping to prevent visible signs of aging by fighting damage from environmental stressors. Its power is enhanced when combined with other stable antioxidants and skin brighteners as in this formulation.
- Oleth-3 Phosphate - used as an emulsifier and dispersing agent to evenly combine oil-based, water-based, and solid ingredients to disperse and blend evenly in the formula.
- Octyldodecyl Neopentanoate - a moisturizing agent and skin-conditioning emollient that has been found in studies to enhance the effectiveness of SPF sun protection and make them work better.
- Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyl Dimethyl Taurate Copolymer - emulsifier used to mix and stabilize oil- and water-loving ingredients together in the formula.
- Polybutene - a moisturizing binder for product stability and SPF retention.
- Tocopheryl Acetate - a form of vitamin E with higher stability and improved affinity to work with skin that is known to help combat damage to skin caused by free radicals from exposure to UV and environmental factors. It can also have anti-inflammatory effects to help calm and soothe skin.
- Stone Grass Extract - super antioxidant rich in flavonoids that has been scientifically shown to help protect skin cells and fight damaging effect of UV rays to reduce visible signs of photo-damage. It has also been shown to be a cathespin G inhibitor and helps to prevent collagen and elastin breakdown while improving a firmer look and feel to skin.
- Hyaluronic Acid - acts as a humectant to attract moisture to the deeper layers of skin helping to reduce dryness, inflammation, and the appearance of lines. Skin looks plumper and smoother.
- PEG-7 Trimethylolpropane Coconut Ether - skin-conditioning emulsifier to improve even blend of ingredients and stable quality of product.
- Glycerin - plant-derived hydration booster that is one of the most effective humectants available to draw moisture deep into skin, protecting it from loss of water, other harsh products, and helping it look smoother.
- Disodium EDTA - helps prevent metals from water from being deposited into skin, helps antioxidants to be more effective, and stabilizes formula to help prevent product deterioration and damaging changes in pH.
- Sodium Hydroxide - a pH balancer to adjust product pH to help allow ingredients to work best with help product work ideally with skin's natural pH.
- Citric Acid - used to adjust pH so ingredients can work at their highest potential and product can work more efficiently with the skin.
- Phenoxyethanol - one of the most effective broad-spectrum preservatives to help prevent growth of fungi, bacteria, yeast, and mold in product.
- Octoxyglycerin - conditioning enhancer for preservative effectiveness to enhance product safety. Made from skin humectant, glycerin.
- Shin Etsu™ Silicone - used to support moisture retention and smooth even application of product on skin.
All of Lex & Jong sunscreens not only protect my face from the elements, but also serve to treat issues of dullness and dry skin. Ideal Light Sunscreen is especially effective. An extra benefit: These sunscreens also work like make-up for me (even the non tinted sunscreens). They do this by smoothing over wrinkles, reflecting light and creating a dewy look. For years I have had trouble with sunscreens that contain Octinoxate, but I can use Lex & Jong sunscreens with no problems. Perhaps there was something else in those other formulas that irritated my skin? Thank you, Brendan, for creating products that really work and that are safe and effective for sensitive skin. BTW - The photo was taken with only a little concealer, an attempt at adding eyebrows (obviously no eyeliner) and both the Ideal Light sunscreen and the Zen Source un-tinted sunscreen.