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After Elements Facial Moisturiser

After Elements Facial Moisturiser

50 ML / 1.6 FL OZ

No matter what the elements throw at you, face up to them with this moisturising + soothing face cream. Formulated with New Zealand marine bio-actives, plant based ingredients and innovative pharmaceuticals, Sol+Sea After Elements Facial Moisturiser is designed to hydrate, soften and reduce the sensitivity of the skin by repairing the skin’s moisture barrier. It contains high concentrations of vitamins, natural antioxidants and fatty acids to fight against free radicals and promote anti-aging.

Rich + lightweight, soothes + boosts, repairs + restores.

NONE OF OUR PRODUCTS CONTAIN: oxybenzone + octocrylene + aluminium + octinoxate + gluten + mineral oil + PABA + retinyl palmitate + propylene glycol + parabens

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Formulated for use after sea, sun and wind, Sol+Sea After Elements Facial Moisturiser functions to deeply cleanse and moisturise the skin whilst protecting the skin’s natural microbiome. Ingredients derived from olives act to moisturise and regenerate skin cells.

Our facial moisturiser also contains Acetyl Hexapeptide, a peptide that decreases muscle movement, thereby reducing wrinkle formation and the appearance of fine lines + it stimulates collagen production to strengthen the skin. Seaweed extract contains phyto-actives that promote skin repair and reduce inflammation, while containing a variety of vitamins and minerals too restore and soothe the skin.

That’s not all. Marine bio-actives derived from New Zealand wakame seaweed are rich in vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants, acting to hydrate, soothe and repair the skin from exposure to the elements. Micronutrients derived from the seaweed also function to restore skin elasticity and skin brightening, thereby energising the skin.

Native New Zealand manuka and kanuka oil offer antibacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties, which function to cleanse the skin and protect it against infection and inflammation. The addition of marine collagen also acts to renew and repair skin cells, restoring strength and elasticity to the skin to decrease signs of aging and improving hydration.


Key Ingredients: Argireline Seaweed/kelp Extract, Green Coffee Bean Extract, Hyaluronic Acid Powder, Manuka Oil, Kanuka Oil, Marine Collagen, Strawberry Seed Oil, Ubiquinone Ephemer, Shea Butter, Jojoba Oil.

Active Ingredients: Aqua (NZ Filtered Water), Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Squalane (Olive) Extract, Cetearyl Alcohol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Ethylhexylglycerine, 2- Phenoxyethanol-Euxyl, Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, Caprylyl Glycol, Sclerotium Gum, Durvillea potatorum (Native Seaweed/Kelp) Extract, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5; Panthenol; Sodium Hyaluronate; Dunaliella Salina Extract; 2-Phenoxyethanol; Citric Acid; Sodium Benzoate; Ethylhexylglycerin; Potassium Sorbate; Pantolactone, Green Cofffea arabica (Coffee Bean) Seed Extract, Hyaluronic Acid, Leptospermum scoparium Oil, Collagen Marine, Kunzea ericoides (Kanuka) Leaf oil, Fragaria Ananassa (Strawberry) Seed Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride; Undaria Pinnatifida (Algae) Extract, Coenzyme Q10.


Apply at night after exposure to sun, wind or sea. Place a small amount into the palm of the hand, adjust the amount used to suit your skin type. Gently massage into the face and neck to restore hydration to the skin, after cleansing with Sol+Sea Cleaning Oil.

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  • Long-lasting Broad Spectrum

  • 100% Natural Ingredients

  • Made in New Zealand

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Why should I use Sol+Sea products?

Our sunscreen and skincare products are made from nature, for nature. Our marine life is suffering because of our choices. As ocean lovers, we’re hugely passionate about protecting the environment and our future, so our solution is to produce reef + marine safe skin care. We use mineral and natural UV filters, as well as plant-based ingredients, which have all been thoroughly researched to ensure they do not pose a threat the environment.

Our environment is amazing: it protects, repairs and restores itself from external pressures such as UV exposure, every day. Therefore we have used botanical extracts, marine bio-actives and native New Zealand ingredients to protect, repair and restore the skin

How do antioxidants repair skin?

Free radicals or ‘reactive oxygen species’ (ROS) are caused by oxidative stress to cells. An increase in the amount of ROS present within the body and skin cells can be characterised by signs of aging such as wrinkles, fine lines, blemishes and uneven pigmentation. Environmental damage such as UV light exposure increases the amount of oxidative stress within the cells, leading to an increase in ROS generation in the skin. This causes inflammation, oxidation at the surface of the skin, plus an increase in sebum secretion and melanogenesis (photo-induced aging). Antioxidant use is important to neutralise and eliminate the amount of ROS through oxidation reactions, which in turn stimulates collagen and elastin production to provide firmness and elasticity to the skin. The addition of antioxidants to the skin also helps to reduce melanogenesis and hyperpigmentation by improving blood flow.

What are marine bio-actives?

Marine bio-active compounds consist of proteins, peptides, carbohydrates and fatty acids. These bio-actives are often derived from marine microorganisms, plants and animals and contain some of the most valuable and beneficial bioactive compounds. They have a variety of biological functions including anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, anti-proliferative, anti-hypertension properties and more - which makes their properties valuable especially in skincare. These bio-actives function as active ingredients that are particularly useful in treating acne and wrinkles, providing UV protection and enhancing skin whitening and antioxidant properties to repair damage done to the skin.

Sol+Sea products incorporate the use of Tasmanian Kelp (seaweed) extract and New Zealand Wakame Seaweed Gel into our products. These ingredients contain phyto-actives, known to repair the skin and act to reduce inflammation. Marine bio-actives derived from these ingredients are also rich in vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants to hydrate, soothe and repair the skin from exposure to the elements. They are also a rich source of micronutrients, which function to restore skin elasticity and brightness. Because they are derived from the sea, we are confident that their use is safe for both humans and the environment, and offers some of the best protection against exposure to the elements. We use ingredients from nature, to protect you from nature.

Should I use these products in winter?

Absolutely! Our products are designed for use all year around. Although the winter months are often accompanied by less sun exposure it does not stop the UV rays from penetrating into our skin. Our products are designed to defend against free radicals which cause oxidative damage to the skin which can have negative long-lasting effects. Our products use a range of UV filters that have great efficacy and safety for both your skin and the environment! The use of this along with several other naturally derived ingredients and the use of marine bioactives allows protection of your skin against oxidative damaging, providing anti-aging effects all year round.