#3 Protect - SPF30
The Ultimate Protection

$59.95 USD
2 fl oz / 59g

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A multifunctional sheer lotion that simultaneously protects skin from all types of environmental stress (UVA, UVB and oxidative damage) – while helping repair skin with New Zealand Astaxanthin, a super- antioxidant 6000x stronger than Vitamin C.

Overview
Ingredients
Directions
What to expect
Q&A

“Right off, I want to say that from a cosmetic and comfort perspective, this is the best sunscreen that I have ever encountered.”
Independent review

Zinc Oxide 18.9%  

A natural alternative to a chemical sunscreen that has broad UV protection. .

Niacinamide (Vitamin B3)  

This multifunctional vitamin improves skin dryness, oiliness and clarity.

Astaxanthin  

A red pigment produced by marine algae, which is a powerful antioxidant.

Ferulic Acid  

This powerful antioxidant increases the stability and potency of Vitamin C.

Totarol   

This extract from the New Zealand Totara tree heartwood contains powerful naturally sourced antioxidants, which actively cleanse the skin.

New Zealand Mānuka Honey   

This monofloral honey nourishes and draws precious moisture deep into the skin and encourages skin vitality.

Full Ingredient List

Every ingredient in Ao Skincare #3 Protect SPF 30 is there for a reason. Find out what each ingredient is, and why we included it.

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  • Anti-aging ingredients
  • Restorative ingredients

Directions
Apply 1 pump of gel to the face at night before or after night treatment. Limit initial use to 2 or 3 times per week until well tolerated.
2 fl.oz. / 59ml (2 months supply)

What it is

Protect SPF30 is a moisturizing physical sunscreen, which has been boosted by vitamins, botanical extracts and Astaxanthin. This multitasking, UV broad spectrum sunscreen will protect your skin on two levels, firstly with the UV protectant Zinc Oxide, and secondly by providing antioxidant vitamins, Astaxanthin and Totarol.

What it does

This sunscreen not only helps to prevent sunburn but also sun related issues such as photo-aging and sun damage.

What to expect

This sunscreen is designed to wear under makeup. It is non greasy and spreads on easily without leaving your face looking white. For the best results, leave to dry for a few minutes before applying makeup..

Q: Do I really need to wear sunscreen every day?

A: Absolutely, yes! If you care about your skin, wearing a broad-spectrum sunscreen with a minimum SPF of 30 is the one thing you can do to protect it most. Sunscreen helps decrease the risk of skin cancer and other negative effects including wrinkles, fine lines, freckles and sallowness.

Q: Is Protect SPF30 a chemical sunscreen?

A: No, Protect SPF 30 is a physical block, that uses 18.5% Zinc Oxide as the active ingredient. We have also included antioxidants and niacinamide (vitamin B3) to boost the physical block and to help further protect the skin.

Q: Is Protect SPF30 Sunscreen waterproof?

A: No, you will need to reapply after exercise and watersports.

Q: Can I wear makeup over the top of Protect SPF30 Sunscreen?

A: Yes you can. You will need to allow a minute or two for the sunscreen to dry before applying liquid foundation or mineral makeup.

Q: Why is Protect SPF30 Sunscreen pink?

A: This is the colour from the antioxidant Astaxanthin.

Q: The Protect SPF30 Sunscreen is not in a pump bottle, so how do I know how much to use

A: Everyone is different, we advise to start with a small amount first then add to this as you see fit to esure full coverage.

Q: Where can I find a full list of ingredients?

A: On the website under each product there is an ingredients tab and on the outer packaging there is a full list of ingredients.

“Right off, I want to say that from a cosmetic and comfort perspective, this is the best sunscreen that I have ever encountered.”
Independent review

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Zinc Oxide

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Vitamins B3 & E

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Totarol

Zinc Oxide 18.9%  

A natural alternative to a chemical sunscreen that has broad UV protection.

Niacinamide (Vitamin B3)  

This multifunctional vitamin improves skin dryness, oiliness and clarity.

Astaxanthin  

A red pigment produced by marine algae, which is a powerful antioxidant.

Ferulic Acid  

This powerful antioxidant increases the stability and potency of Vitamin C.

Totarol 

This extract from the New Zealand Totara tree heartwood contains powerful naturally sourced antioxidants, which actively cleanse the skin.

New Zealand Mānuka Honey  

This monofloral honey nourishes and draws precious moisture deep into the skin and encourages skin vitality.

Full Ingredient List

Every ingredient in Ao Skincare #3 Protect SPF 30 is there for a reason. Find out what each ingredient is, and why we included it.

Download Full Ingredient List
  • Anti-aging ingredients
  • Restorative ingredients

Directions
Apply cream liberally to the face and neck in the morning after moisturizing. Reapply regularly, especially after swimming and exercise.
2 fl.oz. / 59ml (2 months supply)

What it is

Protect SPF30 is a moisturizing physical sunscreen, which has been boosted by vitamins, botanical extracts and Astaxanthin. This multitasking, UV broad spectrum sunscreen will protect your skin on two levels, firstly with the UV protectant Zinc Oxide, and secondly by providing antioxidant vitamins, Astaxanthin and Totarol.

What it does

This sunscreen not only helps to prevent sunburn but also sun related issues such as photo-aging and sun damage.

What to expect

This sunscreen is designed to wear under makeup. It is non greasy and spreads on easily without leaving your face looking white. For the best results, leave to dry for a few minutes before applying makeup.

Q: Do I really need to wear sunscreen every day?

A: Absolutely, yes! If you care about your skin, wearing a broad-spectrum sunscreen with a minimum SPF of 30 is the one thing you can do to protect it most. Sunscreen helps decrease the risk of skin cancer and other negative effects including wrinkles, fine lines, freckles and sallowness.

Q: Is Protect SPF30 a chemical sunscreen?

A: No, Protect SPF 30 is a physical block, that uses 18.5% Zinc Oxide as the active ingredient. We have also included antioxidants and niacinamide (vitamin B3) to boost the physical block and to help further protect the skin.

Q: Is Protect SPF30 Sunscreen waterproof?

A: No, you will need to reapply after exercise and watersports.

Q: Can I wear makeup over the top of Protect SPF30 Sunscreen?

A: Yes you can. You will need to allow a minute or two for the sunscreen to dry before applying liquid foundation or mineral makeup.

Q: Why is Protect SPF30 Sunscreen pink?

A: This is the colour from the antioxidant Astaxanthin.

Q: The Protect SPF30 Sunscreen is not in a pump bottle, so how do I know how much to use?

A: Everyone is different, we advise to start with a small amount first then add to this as you see fit to esure full coverage.

Q: Where can I find a full list of ingredients?

A: On the website under each product there is an ingredients tab and on the outer packaging there is a full list of ingredients.

*Qualitative study in New Zealand and USA, 80 subjects - March 2016.
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New Zealand Red Algae - Natural Astaxanthin
The most powerful natural antioxidant known.
6000x stronger than Vitamin C.

As we age, our cells change and can more easily become damaged through oxidation. Astaxanthin is powerful antioxidant that protects your cells from oxidation so your cells stay younger and free from damage:

  • Reduces sun damage
  • Reduces wrinkles
  • Reduces age spots
  • Greatly reduces freckles

New Zealand Manuka Honey

Natural bioactive
Medical-Grade

We use the highest medical-grade Manuka honey in our formulations.

This special New Zealand Manuka honey has emollient and humectant properties, these, along with it’s antimicrobial and soothing effects make it an absolute must in topical skin care.

New Zealand Totarol

Powerful, natural preservative

A naturally occurring, sustainably sourced extract from the heartwood of the Totara tree. Totarol makes the wood extremely resistant to decay, allowing fallen trees to be preserved in time for hundreds of years, even in wet swampy conditions. In skin care, it makes for the perfect natural preservative and antioxidant.

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