Antioxidant Hydragel | RATIONALE
Antioxidant Hydragel
100ml
Environmental Defence + Antioxidant Rejuvenation
Transformative Antioxidant rejuvenation and nourishing anti-pollution and anti-glycation defence.
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Skin Conditions
Blemishes
Vitamin E functions as a powerful anti-inflammatory agent and helps to encourage healing processes within the skin, reducing the risk of acne scarring. Vitamin A encourages the healthy renewal of skin cells preventing against congestion. Vitamin C brightens the complexion and stimulates collagen production to minimise scarring post-breakout. This waterlight skin-identical formula allows acne-prone skins to restore crucial hydration, and safely improve skin texture and clarity without irritation while supporting healthy skin processes. Glutathione, Superoxide Dismutase and Ubiquinone act as powerful Antioxidants to help blemish prone skin protect against free radical damage.
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Pigmentation
Broad Spectrum Antioxidants help to prevent the formation of free radicals that cause the oxidation of skin cells and can result in pigmentation. Vitamin A helps to break down clusters of pigmentation, Vitamin C brightens hyperpigmentation and Vitamin E helps to prevent pigmentation by enhancing the skin’s natural solar defence mechanisms. Australian SolarProtective Botanicals prevent sun-induced oxidation and glycation. Ceramic microspheres coated in silica and titanium are refined to create an ultrafine, physical barrier to help further protect against damage to the skin from exposure to environmental factors.
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Rosacea
Vitamin E functions as a powerful anti-inflammatory agent and helps to encourage healing processes and calming redness. Vitamin A strengthens capillary walls helping to prevent against encourages the healthy renewal of skin cells preventing against acne rosacea. Incorrect concentrations of Vitamin C can irritate and induce inflammation, however this skin identical formula allows rosacea skins to safely improve skin texture and clarity without irritation and in fact, while stimulating collagen production. Ceramides and Lipids replenish the skin’s natural barrier to keep hydration in and irritants out. This Broad Spectrum Antioxidant formula comprises the complete profile of skin identical Antioxidants (Vitamins A, C and E, Glutathione, Superoxide Dismutase and Ubiquinone) to provide powerful antioxidant protection without skin irritation. Ceramic microspheres coated in silica and titanium are refined to create an ultrafine, physical barrier to help further protect reactive skin against environmental irritants.
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Sensitivity
Vitamin E encourages healing processes and reduces inflammation. Ceramides and Lipids replenish the skin’s natural barrier to keep hydration in and irritants out. This Broad Spectrum Antioxidant formula comprises the complete profile of skin identical Antioxidants (Vitamins A, C and E, Glutathione, Superoxide Dismutase and Ubiquinone) to provide powerful Antioxidant protection without skin irritation. Ceramic microspheres coated in silica and titanium are refined to create an ultrafine, physical barrier to help further protect sensitized skin from environmental irritants including pollution.
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Sun Damage
Broad Spectrum Antioxidants protect skin from solar-induced oxidation and glycation whilst helping to re-firm and rejuvenate sun damaged skin. Vitamins A and C boost collagen synthesis and slows its degradation. Vitamin E helps to reduce the signs of sun damage and Ceramides and Lipids replenish the skin’s barrier, rehydrating epidermal cells. Australian SolarProtective Botanicals increase the skin’s natural solar defence mechanisms.
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Antioxidant Hydragel

This comforting Skin Identical hydrator boasts innovative Ceramic Shield technology, providing a physical shield against pollution by forming an ultrafine mesh of ceramic microspheres across the skin. Australian SolarProtective Botanicals defend against infrared radiation while Essential Skin Minerals restore hydration levels and clarity. Brightness boosted and radiance reactivated.

Benefits
  • Stimulates collagen production and prevents glycation
  • Defends against UV-induced free radical damage caused by pollution exposure
  • Provides Antioxidant skin nourishment
  • Non comedogenic
  • Brightens post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIHP)
  • Balances skin and fortifies barrier resilience
 
Directions
  1. Apply one pump in the morning directly following other daytime serums and smooth over face, neck, décolletage and backs of hands. 
  2. Directly follow with your remaining RATIONALE daytime prescription.

If you are unsure about how this product fits in to your RATIONALE skincare routine, our expert Team of Online Skin Consultants is here to help.

Active Ingredients

Ectoin

  • A powerful molecule that boosts the skin’s own natural oxidative stress protection system
  • Shields skin cells against environmental aggressors, including; sunlight – particularly
  • UVB and UVA irradiation, pollution, dryness and extreme temperatures

L-Carnosine

  • A skin identical anti-aging peptide, which stimulates collagen synthesis and supports skin volume and elasticity
  • Anti-glycation active that also acts against damages induced by InfraRed radiation

Sodium Potassium Aluminium Silicate

  • Ceramic microspheres coated in SiO2 and TiO2, which provides a physical shield that protects skin from pollution
  • The unique shape of the substrate and the sophisticated coating technology also
    provide simultaneous light diffusing and mattifying properties

Melanin

  • A potent Antioxidant skin pigment; both protective and rejuvenating in its effect on human skin
  • Provides complete Solar Constant Protection
  • Powerful anti-inflammatory active that works to reduce redness, boost barrier
    function and promote overall skin health

Vitamin A (Retinol)

  • Time-dose release of this primary retinoid throughout the epidermis and dermis allows
    skin to convert to relevant metabolites as required
  • Stimulates connective tissue production to retain firmness and elasticity
  • Controls abnormal melanin production within the skin
  • Smooths skin texture and encourages radiance by increasing cell turnover to a
    healthy rate

Vitamin C Complex (Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate + Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate)

  • Hydrophilic and lipophilic properties allow antioxidants to penetrate both water and oil
    soluble compartments of the skin
  • Brightens skin tone by controlling melanogenesis of skin cells to even out irregularities
    in pigmentation
  • Protects against cellular DNA damage caused by the sun
    Stimulates fibroblast activity and connective tissue synthesis

Vitamin E (Tocopherols + Tocotrienols)

  • Enhances the production of NMFs within the skin
  • Reduces erythema and oedema within the skin, encouraging natural healing processes
    and preventing against PIHP

Anti-Glycation Actives (Glutathione, Superoxide Dismutase + Ubiquinone – Coenzyme Q10)

  • Powerful antioxidants which work to deactivate the harmful effects of highly destructive
    free radicals, preventing glycation processes by protecting collagen and elastin
    degradation caused by solar damage
  • Australian SolarProtective Botanicals
  • Environmentally resilient Australian plant species prevent glycation and oxidation by
    neutralising harmful free radical molecules