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    Preserves Skin's Youthfulness

    Delivers powerful SPF 50+ PA++++ protection against the damaging effects of UVA (ageing) & UVB (burning) rays.

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    Repairs After UV Exposure

    Supports the skin’s natural repair mechanisms after UV exposure, to prevent visible damage and ageing.

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    Multi-Benefit Skin Defence In 1 Formula

    Protects the skin from the ageing effects of blue light, infrared light, air pollution and glycation, as well as UV rays.

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    No White Cast

    Proven to deliver an invisible finish on all skin tones* - perfect for every morning skincare regime.

    *Proven via independent consumer study conducted over 7 days on 53 participants, across all skin tones

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    Daily Hydration

    Infused with squalane and multi-weight hyaluronic acid for effective daily moisturisation.

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  • 94% agreed Advanced Day Ultimate Protect leaves the skin feeling moisturised all day*
  • 98% of UVB (burning) rays are blocked by SPF50+**
  • PA++++ is the maximum UVA (ageing) protection a sunscreen can achieve

*Proven via independent consumer study conducted over 7 days on 53 participants, across all skin tones. **L. Duteil et al, Pigment Cell Melanoma, Res, 2014, 27(5), pp 822-6. doi: 10.1111/pcmr.12273.

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Step 1

As the last step in your morning skincare routine, apply 5 pumps (¼ teaspoon) of Advanced Day Ultimate Protect in upward strokes to the face, taking care to avoid the eye area. Apply 5 more pumps to the neck and décolletage. Allow to fully absorb.

Step 2

Reapply throughout the day as needed. Apply every 2 hours if in direct sunlight.

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  • British Vogue

    Consider this your ultimate, all-bases-covered SPF formula.

    Beauty & Wellness Editor - British Vogue
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    Protects and doesn’t clog the pores. LOVE!

    Verified Medik8 Customer
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  • Ingredient Icon 1
    Advanced UV Filters

    A complex of premium chemical sun filters, carefully selected for their high performance, skin-friendly benefits and stability (effectiveness) in sunlight.

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    DNA Repair Enzyme (Encapsulated Photolyase)

    Derived from plankton extract, photolyase is a light-activated DNA repair enzyme that helps to repair the visible ageing effects of UV rays following exposure.

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    360° Environmental Shield

    An innovative combination of sustainably-sourced blueberry seed oil, marrubium vulgare (pronounced 'mar-RUBE-ee-um vool-gah-ray') extract and carnosine (pronounced 'CAR-na-seen') which works to protect against the effects of environmental stressors.

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    An almost skin-identical lipid which helps to support the natural skin barrier by nourishing the complexion.

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    Multi-Weight Hyaluronic Acid

    Unlike many other hyaluronic acid serums, Hydr8 B5 Intense uses multiple molecular weights of hyaluronic acid (small, medium and large), to distribute deep hydration evenly throughout the skin's many layers. This leaves the complexion visibly nourished and supple.

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science behind Zoom In Icon

Sadly, no sunscreen is able to block 100% of UV rays from reaching the skin. Even a perfectly-applied SPF 50+ sunscreen only protects against ~98.3% of UVB rays.* This leaves ~1.7% of UVB rays with the potential to reach the skin and impact skin health. One of the most concerning effects being direct DNA damage. Although our skin naturally contains proteins called DNA repair enzymes (which work to limit the damage), these proteins deplete as we age.** Medik8's solution is to replenish the skin’s natural levels of DNA repair enzymes by applying them topically with Advanced Day Ultimate Protect, diminishing visible signs of DNA damage such as fine lines, wrinkles and discolouration.

*L. Duteil et al, Pigment Cell Melanoma, Res, 2014, 27(5), pp 822-6. doi: 10.1111/pcmr.12273.
**S. Moriwaki et al, Mutat Res, 1996, 364, pp 117-123. doi: 10.1016/0921-8777(96)00029-8.

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