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Brand : Zao
Why we Stock Them?
Zao creates Vegan, Cruelty Free and Refillable make up products using reduced plastic in their packaging and bamboo components where possible.
The BB Cream is a 5 in 1 treatment for perfect skin. Featuring a lightweight texture, the BB Cream offers a light coverage for perfect and natural skin. With a natural plant-derived SPF15.
Sun Protection: The BB Cream has a very well-balanced ratio of protection from potentially damaging UVA rays which can accelerate skin ageing and skin cancers, as well as from the UVB rays that are responsible for sunburn.The SPF contains NO nanoparticles or raw synthetic materials, instead deploying Karanja oil as an effective plant-based sunscreen due to its properties in providing natural protection against the sun.
This product, as with all Zao products, is free from talc and parabens (synthetic preservatives), using instead micronised silver as an effective and non-toxic preservative. Zao does not use nanoparticles in their products, with the micronised silver being larger than nanoparticle size, making Zao products safe and free from toxic chemical preservatives.
The BB Cream has been tested by dermatologists for hydration. Hydration is achieved by the use of various raw materials as follows:
Fucogel: This active ingredient has both active and sensory properties, immediately soothing and moisturising skin with restructuring and anti-ageing properties. It leaves your skin feeling soft and supple.
Pheohydrane: This marine complex is ideal to instantly moisturise skin and prevent water loss. Its intense and rapid moisturising properties combines a micro-algae extract rich in NMF* boosting amino acids, marine sugars with second skin qualities and a remineralising seawater concentrate.
* NMF = Natural Moisturising Factors that enable hydration of the stratum corneum.
AQUAXYL™: Its "anti-dehydration shield" action is guaranteed by strengthening the synthesis of essential lipids and proteins involved in the organisation of the stratum corneum. It is an essential ingredient of skin hydration, boosting all the factors involved in skin hydration, leaving skin looking beautifully hydrated with reinforced horny layer. The presence of Organic Aloe Vera and Glycerin enhances hydration.
Organic Bamboo Extract: Its high concentration at 25% is used to leverage the high concentration of silica in bamboo, Zao's star ingredient. Silica stimulates the formation of collagen and elastin fibres, facilitating firmness, elasticity and retention of moisture levels.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE: Apply a thin layer to bare or hydrated skin. Start by applying a small amount of the BB Cream to the back of your hand, using your fingertips to warm it up. Put a small amount of BB cream on the back of your hand, warm the material with your fingertips and then dab onto your face, starting at the centre and then blending towards the hairline and neck. Small touches on the entire face.
Zao Beauty tip: To achieve a more matt and velvety finish, powder after application with the Mineral silk 500.
Certification: COSMOS ORGANIC certified by ECOCERT Greenlife according to COSMOS standard, with 99.67% of ingredients natural and minimum 20.5% of ingredients organic
Testing on animals: No testing on animals neither on finished products, nor on ingredients.
Ingredients from animal origin: None
Indication of skin type: Suitable for all skin types including sensitive skin and acne-prone skin
Palm oil free: No, contains Glycerin (RSPO palm oil derivative used only).
Size: 30 ml
Ingredients List: INCI/CTFA: BAMBUSA VULGARIS LEAF EXTRACT*, AQUA (WATER), PONGAMIA GLABRA SEED OIL*, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE*, DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE, GLYCERIN, ZINC OXIDE, GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE, SILICA, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, XYLITOL, GLYCERYL BEHENATE, POLYGLYCERYL-3 STEARATE, MARIS AQUA (SEA WATER), ANHYDROXYLITOL, XYLITYLGLUCOSIDE, HYDROLYZED ALGIN, BIOSACCHARIDE GUM-1, CHLORELLA VULGARIS EXTRACT, TOCOPHEROL, MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE, XANTHAN GUM, TRIHEPTANOIN, PARFUM (FRAGRANCE), HYDROGENATED LECITHIN, SODIUM CITRATE, POLYGLYCERYL-2 DIPOLYHYDROXYSTEARATE, POLYGLYCERYL-3 DIISOSTEARATE, CELLULOSE GUM, GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE, SODIUM PHYTATE, SODIUM LEVULINATE, SODIUM ANISATE, ALCOHOL, CI 77820 (SILVER). MAY CONTAIN +/- : CI 77891(TITANIUM DIOXIDE), CI 77491 (IRON OXIDES), CI 77492 (IRON OXIDES), CI 77499 (IRON OXIDES).
* ingredients from Organic Farming.