Suncare & Application tips
ZINC OXIDE - A mineral ingredient that’s one of the best-known broad spectrum UV filters. It is suitable for sensitive skin. It is the broadest spectrum UVA and UVB reflector, which is approved as a sunscreen by the FDA.
SHEA BUTTER - extracted from the seed of a shea tree, this functions to regenerate and soothe the skin, offer protection from UV rays, whilst being rich in antioxidants to treat sunburn, cuts, rashes, and other skin conditions.
JOJOBA ESTERS - Extracted from the seeds of the jojoba plant, Jojoba esters have been clinically proven to reduce dryness, and therefore, minimise flaky, rough patches on the skin. They also are effective in diminishing fine lines and increasing the skin's firmness, helping to reverse the visible signs of ageing.
CLOUD BERRY (HYDROXYACETOPHENONE) - Extracted naturally from cloudberries, Hydroxyacetophenone is an effective ingredient for anti-ageing products and daily moisturisers, as it aims to reduce daily damage to the skin. It is also suitable for those with sensitive skin.
VITAMIN E - Sourced from vegetable seed oils - such as rapeseed, corn, sunflower, linseed, cottonseed oils - tocopherol is a form of Vitamin E. Its main role in skin health is cellular function, anti-inflammation, and strengthening the skin barrier against sun damage.
PLANT (COCO-CAPRYLATE)- Can be plant-derived or synthetic and functions as a lightweight emollient, which serves to soften and smoothen the skin. It can also help solubilize other cosmetic ingredients, which is safe to use.
COCONUT OIL (CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE) - Derived from coconut oil and glycerine, this is an excellent emollient and skin-replenishing ingredient. Its mix of fatty acids replenish the skin’s surface and prevent moisture loss.
VEGETABLE EMULSIFIER (POLYGLYCERYL-2 DIPOLYHYDROXYSTEARATE) - is a vegetable-derived ingredient, which can be used as an emulsifier. This aids the mixing of water and oil ingredients by reducing their surface tension, and helping products like lip balms hold together.
BEET JUICE (PENTYLENE GLYCOL) - is extracted from plant-based sources, such as sugar beet juice. This effectively binds water and supplies the skin with moisture, resulting in a plumper and smoother appearance.
COCONUT OIL (CETEARYL ALCOHOL) - is a combination of cetyl and stearyl alcohols, which are often derived from coconut, palm, corn, or soy. Cetearyl Alcohol is used to help soften the skin and hair, whilst thickening and stabilising cosmetic products. As an emollient, cetearyl alcohol is considered an effective ingredient for soothing and healing dry skin.
OLIVE OIL (GLYCERYL OLEATE) - Produced from oils containing high concentrations of oleic acid - including olive oil and peanut oil - glyceryl oleate functions to moisturise and replenish the skin.
PLANT ALCOHOL (BENZYL ALCOHOL) - is naturally produced by plants and is typically found in fruits and teas. It functions efficiently as a preservative because it has both antibacterial and antifungal properties.
PLANT EMULSIFIER (POLYGLYCERYL-3 POLYRICINOLEATE) - Plant derived emulsifier, this functions as a skin-softening and emollient ingredient to enhance the product’s texture.
VEGETABLE OILS (ISOSTEARIC ACID) - Originated from vegetable oils, Isostearic Acid is a good choice for those with sensitive or irritated skin and has even been shown to help reduce the flaking and itching associated with psoriasis.
SODIUM GLUCONATE - Functions as a humectant, meaning it helps skin retain a balanced amount of water. Its typical use level in cosmetics is 0.1-1.0%.
Don't try to cover your whole body in one go. Start by applying about a teaspoon to your arm and rub into the area from your hand to your elbow, then elbow to shoulder.
Apply to one small section of your body at a time and you'll be sun-ready in no time.
Use the right amount to cover yourself.
As a general guide, use a teaspoon on each arm, leg, your face, neck and ears, and two the front of your torso and your back.
Always take care whilst having fun in the sun.
Wear protective clothing, hats and eyeware, and avoid prolonged exposure.
Reapply OCEAN AUSTRALIA every 4 hours or after swimming, towelling or perspiring - whichever comes first.