Daily Defence Mineral SunscreenBroad Spectrum SPF 30
A silk-touch broad-spectrum mineral sunscreen SPF 30 formulated using non-nano zinc particles. Enriched with powerful antioxidants, which reduces free radical formation and helps prevent visible sun damage. The cream reinforces the skin’s natural barrier and combats signs of premature skin aging.
Dermatologist tested. Suitable for all skin types.
“I am happy to announce that Zelens is finally launching a new range of sunscreens. It has been a long project as I wanted to develop sunscreens containing a new generation of UV filters that provide efficacious sun protection and at the same time respect the environment. Additionally added sustainable active ingredients work in synergy to help protect and repair the skin, while providing superior antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and barrier-reinforcing properties.” - Dr. Marko Lens
- Broad spectrum mineral sunscreen with UVA and UVB protection
- Matt finish without leaving a white cast
- Combats signs of premature skin ageing
Please note: Daily Defence is currently unavailable to ship to the following destinations due to local restrictions - Australia, Canada, China and Japan
Apply liberally all over face and neck 15 minutes before sun exposure. To maintain original protection, reapply every 2 hours.
Use every morning as the last step in your daily skincare regime. Can be used alone or under make up.
Base: A 100% plant-origin emulsion derived from renewable feedstocks showing excellent moisturising properties.
Acetyl Hexapeptide-1: A biomimetic peptide with anti-inflammatory and soothing actions. Stimulates the natural skin defense system to protect cells from UV damage and premature photoageing.
Shiso (Perilla frutescens): Shiso, also known as Japanese mint, is a plant rich in polyphenols (particularly rosmarinic acid) and triterpenoids (particularly ursolic acid). Zelens uses an extract obtained from shiso leaf which demonstrates excellent antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-allergic properties. Shiso leaf has been used for years in Kampo medicine due to its strong detox properties and ability to prevent skin reactivity and soothe sensitive skin.
Botanical blend: A blend of liposome-encapsulated plants: Green tea (Camellia sinensis), Gotu kola (Centella asiatica), Acerola (Malpighia glabra), Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba), Pomegrante (Punica granatum). Demonstrates antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and soothing properties.
Astaxanthin: An active ingredient extracted from algae Haematococcus Pluvialis. Possesses potent antioxidant properties, effectively protects the skin from damaging free radicals to prevent premature skin ageing and inhibits the production of melanin.
Dunaliella (Dunaliella salina): An extract of microalgae grown in the Mediterranean. Rich in beta-carotene, this plant protects skin from sun-induced damage, scavenges free radicals, reduces glycation and diminishes formation of UV-induced spots and wrinkles.
Lecithin: A vegetable-based phosphatidylcholine, a natural part of all cell membranes. Shows emollient, moisturising and smoothing properties.
Karanja (Pongamia glabra) oil: An oil extracted from the seeds of Karanja tree found in India. Rich in bioflavonoids, this oil acts as a natural sunscreen (UV-absorbing properties) and shows antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties.
Karanja (Pongamia pinnata): An extract from the seeds of Karanja tree found in India. Demonstrates antibacterial, antifungal, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Vegetable oil: Provides emollient, skin-conditioning and softening properties.
Dimethicone: A synthetic polymer molecule with excellent emollient, conditioning and skin protecting properties. Fill in fine lines and wrinkles and gives the skin a plumper look.
Vitamin E (Tocopherol): A naturally derived vitamin with powerful antioxidant and photoprotective properties. Tocopherol is an excellent moisturiser that helps to reduce water loss and strengthen the skin’s natural barrier.
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride: An ester derived from coconut oil and glycerin. Shows excellent emollient, moisturising and skin-replenishing properties.
Full list of ingredients: AQUA (WATER), ZINC OXIDE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, PROPYLHEPTYL CAPRYLATE, GLYCERIN, BUTYLOCTYL SALICYLATE, LAURYL LACTATE, PROPANEDIOL, LAURYL GLUCOSIDE, POLYGLYCERYL-2 DIPOLYHYDROXYSTEARATE, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, HYDROGENATED VEGETABLE OIL, ALPHA-GLUCAN OLIGOSACCHARIDE, LACTOBACILLUS, LECITHIN, DIMETHICONE, ACETYL HEXAPEPTIDE-1, PERILLA FRUTESCENS LEAF EXTRACT, CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, CENTELLA ASIATICA LEAF EXTRACT, MALPIGHIA GLABRA (ACEROLA) FRUIT EXTRACT, GINKGO BILOBA LEAF EXTRACT, PUNICA GRANATUM FRUIT EXTRACT, HAEMATOCOCCUS PLUVIALIS EXTRACT, PONGAMIA PINNATA SEED EXTRACT, DUNALIELLA SALINA EXTRACT, PONGAMIA GLABRA SEED OIL, DIISOPROPYL SEBACATE, BENZYL ALCOHOL, ISOPROPYL PALMITATE, XANTHAN GUM, PROPYLENE GLYCOL DICAPRYLATE/DICAPRATE, TOCOPHEROL, SODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATE, C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE, DIISOPROPYL ADIPATE, DEHYDROACETIC ACID, SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE, POLYMNIA SONCHIFOLIA ROOT JUICE, MALTODEXTRIN, SORBITOL, CITRIC ACID, SODIUM BENZOATE, POTASSIUM SORBATE.