Quintessence Q-Sunshade SPF 30+ (Regular Untinted)
Q-SunShade‚Ñ¢ SPF 30+ Sunscreen is the perfect combination of broad-spectrum sun protection, color, and moisture with all the benefits of vitamins and antioxidants to help protect and restore the skin from the damage of Ultraviolet Light.
Scientific Studies have demonstrated that Green Tea Polyphenols afford significant protection against sun damage, UV induced immunosuppression and skin cancer. In human volunteers, application of Green Tea extracts resulted in inhibition of acute UV-induced erythema (sunburn) and inhibited the influx of inflammatory cells. They also reduced the DNA damage from UV radiation exposure and show multiple chemo-preventative activities.
Q-SunShade‚Ñ¢ SPF 30+ can be safely used immediately following any non-surgical procedure The need for both SPF and UVA protection in combination with the use of IPL, Laser treatments, Microdermabrasion, and chemical peels is critical.
"Active Ingredients: Zinc Oxide 3%, Octinoxate 3% Other Ingredients: Deionized Water, Octyl Stearate, Isocetyl Stearate, Sweet Almond (Prunus Amygdalis Dulcis) Oil, Cetyl Dimethicone Copolyol, Green Tea Extract (Camelia Olefera), Silica, Aloe Barbadensis Extract, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Cyclomethicone, Caramel, Hexyl Laurate, Bentonite, Melanin, Ergosterol (Vitamin D), DMDM Hydantoin, Sodium Chloride, May contain Iron Oxides & Titanium Dioxide. Directions: Apply evenly to all exposed areas, prior to going outdoors. Re-aaply every 80 minutes after sweating, prolonged swimming or towel drying. References: Katiyar SK, Elmets CA. Green tea polyphenolic antioxidants and skin photoprotection (Review). Int J Oncol. 2001 Jun;18(6):1307-13. Elmets CA, Singh D, Tubesing K, Matsui M, Katiyar S, Mukhtar H. Cutaneous photoprotection from ultraviolet injury by green tea polyphenols. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2001 Mar;44(3):425-432 Zhao JF, Zhang YJ, Jin XH, Athar M, Santella RM, Bickers DR, Wang ZY., Green tea protects against psoralen plus ultraviolet A-induced photochemical damage to skin. J Invest Dermatol. 1999 Dec;113(6):1070-5."