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Our Ceramide Barrier Relief Protective Skin Cream is designed to ensure your skin's barrier is functioning at an optimal level. It is loaded with ceramides, lipids and free fatty acids - all the nutrients our skin's barrier needs. Our 5% Niacinamide Booster Serum is the perfect partner to keep things running smoothly. Niacinamide improves the performance of active ingredients and soothes any irritation.

Skillfully formulated with expert knowledge and comprehension for healthy clear skin. Freshly batched formulas are composed of pure unfiltered and unaltered single elements (not compounds) that deliver true benefits. Scientifically honest and frank in design and communication.


  • Includes:
  • 1 x Ceramide Barrier Relief Protective Skin Cream 30ml/ 1.01 fl oz
  • 1 x 5% Niacinamide Booster Serum 30ml/ 1.01 fl oz


  • Straightforward and uncomplicated lab created skincare that is easy to use and understand.
  • To maintain happy and healthy skin, one of the most important things we can do is ensure our skin's barrier is functioning at an optimal level. And that is precisely what our Ceramide Barrier Relief Protective Skin Cream is designed to do!
  • It is loaded with ceramides, lipids, and free fatty acids - all the nutrients our skin's barrier needs. As far as maintaining a well-supported barrier goes, our 5% Niacinamide Booster Serum is the perfect partner to keep things running smoothly. In general, Niacinamide is the perfect partner for most active ingredients - it improves their performance and soothes any irritation.
  • PLUS, as an added bonus this solution contains Boerhavia Diffusa Root Extract which contains amino acids - another important nutrient to help our skin barrier function properly.
  • Country of Origin: Canada

Please see the Usage & Ingredients tab for how to use and ingredient information.

Vendor Warranty Terms: See ShopHQ 30 day money back policy

Exfoliators    Moisturizers    Serums    

Why Exfoliate?
Exfoliation is a very important yet often overlooked step in the beauty regimen. It is the key to loosen and remove a dead layer of skin cells, while speeding up the skin's process of shedding (which slows with aging or mature skin). Exfoliation also helps to stimulate the blood circulation, brighten the complexion by improving color and texture, smooth fine lines and wrinkles, and prevent build-up that can lead to break outs.
Without exfoliation, skin can take on an uneven tone, looking dull, patchy or even ashy. After exfoliation, skin serums and moisturizers are able to penetrate more effectively, allowing the active ingredients to penetrate more successfully and thus leading to better beauty product results.
As a general rule, you will want to exfoliate at least once per week. You can adjust your schedule according to your needs. The texture of the exfoliant may also factor in the frequency of usage. A finer grained exfoliator might be tolerated well and could be used more often if desired. If your skin becomes irritated or flaky, reduce the frequency of exfoliating or switch to one with finer texture.
Sometimes exfoliating ingredients are added to toners or also come in the form of masks. These products provide more options to incorporate exfoliating ingredients into your regimen.

How to Choose an Exfoliator
Choose an appropriate exfoliator for your skin type. Sensitive, fine or aging skin will need a finer abrasive ingredient than other types of skin. The best way to select one is to read the label description to determine the item's abrasiveness or strength. Salt, sugar, plant fiber, nut hulls, jojoba beads, apricot seeds, kernels, oatmeal, and bamboo beads are all common ingredients used in abrasive exfoliators.
Enzymes, retinols, alpha hydroxy acid, lactic acid, glycolic acid and salycilic acid preparations are referred to as chemical exfoliators. They are typically available in varying strengths in the form of a gel or serum. They can also be used once per week, or as desired after cleansing and before moisturizing to attain the same effect. They exfoliate with less irritation, and are especially recommended if your skin is on the sensitive side.

How to Exfoliate
After cleansing and rinsing the face, apply the exfoliator to your wet face. Using your fingers or a soft cloth, scrub using gentle circular motions. You will want to avoid the delicate eye area and scrub gently on the areas bordering it like the cheek bones and temple area outside of the eyes. Rinse your face and softly pat it dry.

Why Moisturize?
Everyone can benefit from using a moisturizer after cleansing. The key is finding the appropriate moisturizer based on your skin type. Moisturizers seal moisture into the skin, so the effect is hydrating while also inhibiting evaporation. Many moisturizers contain active ingredients that deliver vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and skin supporting compounds to provide therapeutic benefits that sooth, protect and ultimately delay the onset of early aging.
Eye creams are optional, but may be desirable for those with dry or aging skin as a welcome addendum to a moisturizer. Some individuals have very delicate eye areas that are more susceptible to wrinkling, dark circles and puffiness. An eye cream can help address these specific concerns with intense moisture and a high concentration of active ingredients.

How to Choose a Moisturizer
The oilier your complexion, the lighter and more liquid your moisturizer should be. Some moisturizers even have oil free ingredients that still serve to moisturize the skin without adding oil. Conversely, dry or aging skin requires a more moisturizing-nourishing preparation. Use a moisturizer labeled with your skin type or specific skin concern. If you live in a particularly harsh climate, consider wearing a more moisturizing face cream during the winter and switch to a lighter formula during warmer months.
Night creams tend to be thicker and more moisturizing than day creams. It is generally recommended to have separate moisturizers simply for the fact that you will want a day cream with a Sun Protection Factor (SPF). This will provide you with added protection from sun damage that ultimately leads to premature aging.
Based on the amount of time you spend outside on any particular day, you might want to wear a moisturizer designed for outdoor use with a significantly higher SPF. You must also factor in how easily your skin burns and take precautions to protect your skin with a sufficient SPF. As a general rule, it is recommended that your day moisturizer should have at least 15-20 SPF, and if you spend more time outdoors, consider a moisturizer with 30+ SPF.

How to Use Moisturizer
After you wash your face and apply toner or a serum (optional), scoop out enough moisturizer to comfortably cover your face and neck area. Using your finger tips, rub it in using upward strokes, making sure to moisturize the neck, décolletage and earlobes. In order to prevent streaks, allow your moisturizer to penetrate before applying foundation.

What is a Serum?
Deciding to use a serum can depend on various factors including skin type, age or degree of damage. They are able to effectively absorb onto the skin, delivering active ingredients for maximum benefit. Depending on ingredients, serums contain anti-aging properties that help to firm, tighten, provide anti-oxidants, re-texturize, or address the signs of aging. If you decide to use a serum with your moisturizer, select one with the ingredients or benefits associated with the concerns you wish to address.

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How To Use

  • How to use: We recommend using the 5% Niacinamide Booster Serum in the morning after exfoliating. As for the Ceramide Barrier Relief Protective Skin Cream, we recommend using it twice daily - once in the morning and once at night, as the final step of your skincare routine in both cases.

Average Days of Supply: 30


  • Ceramide Barrier Relief: Aqua/Water/Eau, Calophyllum Inophyllum Seed Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Glyceryl Stearate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Methyl Glucose Sesquistearate, Urea, Propanediol, Glycerin, Sodium Hyaluronate, Dimethicone, Saccharide Isomerate, Sodium Phosphate, Glyceryl Caprylate, Sodium PCA, Oleyl Alcohol, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Sterols, Tocopherol, Lactic Acid, Betaine, Sorbitol, Serine, Glycine, Glutamic Acid, Alanine, Arginine, Threonine, Manganese PCA, Proline, Ceteareth-25, Glycerin, Cetyl Alcohol, Magnesium PCA, Disodium Phosphate, Ceramide EOP, Zinc PCA, Ceramide EOS, Potassium Lactate, Ceramide NP, Lysine, Ceramide NS, Dioscorea Villosa (Wild Yam) Root Extract, Ceramide AP, Caprooyl Phytosphingosine, Caprooyl Sphingosine, Hydroxyacetophenone, Behenic Acid, Cholesterol, Xanthan Gum.
  • 5% Niacinamide Booster Serum: Aqua/Water/Eau, Niacinamide, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Butylene Glycol, Boerhavia Diffusa Root Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Acetyl Glucosamine, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Ubiquinone, Carnosine, Epigallocatechin Gallate, Beta-Glucan, Panthenol, Glycerin, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Allantoin, Hydroxyacetophenone, Xanthan Gum.