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Natural face cream for combination skin. Certified palm oil free, cruelty-free and vegan.
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Superactive Day Cream

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A luxurious natural face moisturiser formulated for combination skin but gentle enough for sensitive skin and hydrating enough for dry and menopausal skin.

Superactive Day Cream has an indulgent whipped cream texture, yet it is lightweight and quickly absorbs into your skin leaving a matt finish with no greasy residue. Sits well under make-up too!

Delicately scented with Neroli and Sweet Orange essential oils. This is a REFILLABLE skincare product, packaged in a glass airless pump bottle.

How does it work?

It's packed with omega rich plant oils and natural moisturisers that will give you all-day hydration without the shine.

Helps to soothe and calm redness and inflammation associated with skin irritation and hormonal breakouts. Leaves the skin feeling smooth and soft, while looking plump and healthy.

Strengthens the all important skin barrier, helping to reduce sensitivity and offering blue light protection. Over time and with regular use, it may help diminish the visibility of hyperpigmentation.

Key active ingredients

Blueberry NECTA®*

A sustainable, antioxidant-rich oil produced from upcycled blueberries, a by-product of the juicing industry. Packed with pro-retinol, it softens fine lines, reduces hyperpigmentation, and defends against free radicals and pollutants.Skin-boosting sterols improve skin elasticity and strengthen the skin barrier. Proven to absorb blue light, it addresses modern concerns about screen time exposure.

Barley TONIQ®*

A skin soothing oil, sustainably sourced and produced from upcycled Barley; a by-product of beer production. Calms redness and restores balance to irritated skin. It reinforces the skin’s barrier function and is enriched with polypeptides that help combat visible signs of ageing.

Centella Asiatica

An ancient herb that calms redness and suppresses the acne inflammation response. It also enhances skin barrier function and improves elasticity.

Cosmetic Prebiotic

This natural prebiotic balances the skin microbiome, reducing irritation and sensitivity, while also protecting against pollution, sun exposure, and harsh winds.

Independently certified to have proven cosmetic effects

There's more - Superactive Day Cream has been awarded the CosmEthically ACTIVE certificate - the highest standard in natural skincare.  To achieve this certificate our product has been scientifically assessed by independent cosmetology experts. The certificate evaluates a product according to the natural origin of the ingredients, the concentration of active ingredients and the science-based evidence behind them, and the level of dermal compatibility. Basically, it proves that a product is not just making promises, but can actually keep them!

Green beauty blogger review of our natural face moisturiser

"Amaranthine’s latest launch is so much more than just another face cream thanks to the the unique blend of key ingredients that makes the Superactive Day Cream far superior to any other facial cream I’ve ever used"

Emma, Beauty Folio

Read the full review of our face cream here.

Certified palm oil free, certified cruelty-free. Suitable for vegans.

* Blueberry NECTA® and Barley TONIQ® are trademarks of The Upcycled Beauty Company

Full ingredients list

Aqua, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil*, Theobroma Grandiflorum (Cupuacu) Seed Butter, Arachidyl Alcohol (component of palm free emulsifier), Pentylene Glycol (natural preservative booster), Vaccinium Myrtillus (Blueberry) Seed Oil**, Centella Asiatica (Centella/Gotu Kola) Extract, Glycerin, Behenyl Alcohol (component of palm free emulsifier), Inulin (Cosmetic Prebotic), Saccharide Isomerate (natural moisturiser), Arachidyl Glucoside (component of palm free emulsifier), Rhus Verniciflua (Berry Wax) Peel Cera, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Starch, Hordeum Vulgare Seed Extract**, Sodium Benzoate (preservative), Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Citrus Aurantium (Neroli) Flower Oil, Propanediol, Acacia Senegal Gum, Alpha-glucan Oligosaccharide, Xanthan Gum, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Sweet Orange) Peel Oil Expressed, Potassium Sorbate (preservative), Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Sodium Phytate (natural chelator), Glucose, Caesalpinia Spinosa Gum, Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate, Lactic Acid (pH adjuster), Geraniol, Farnesol, Limonene, Linalool (naturally occuring in essential oils)

*Organic

**.Upcylcled ingredient

Certified palm oil free, certified cruelty-free. Suitable for vegans.

To read more about our ingredients and how they can benefit you skin head to our skincare ingredients directory.

Allergies

Patch testing is advised the first time you use a new product, particularly if you have sensitive skin or are prone to allergies. Test a small area of skin (the inside of your elbow or inner arm for example) and observe for 24hrs to be sure there is no reaction before applying generally.

Directions

Apply 1 - 3 pumps to face and neck in the morning after cleansing. If you cleanse thoroughly at night then only a splash of warm water is required for morning cleansing.

If your skin is on the oilier side of combination you may only need to use 1 pump of cream. If your skin is on the drier side of combination you will likely need 2 pumps. Play around until you see what your skin requires.

If you use SPF apply the SPF after you apply our moisturiser.

For an extra boost in winter or when your skin is feeling drier than normal add a drop or two of our face oil - simply mix the oil in with the cream in the palm of your hand before applying.

How long will it last? Using two pumps a day a bottle should last on average around three - four months.

Storage and packaging

The product is packaged in high quality blue glass to protect the oils from UV light deterioration. Store away from heat and sunlight to further extend shelf life.

Airless pump technology

Airless pump bottles use a non-pressurised vacuum for dispensing product. The product does not get exposed to air or to bacterial contamination (no fingers will touch the product) which protects the integrity of the delicate oils and extracts and increases the overall shelf life. The vacuum dispensing effect draws the product out, create less product wastage.

Refillable packaging

Superactive Day Cream is refillable! Refills are available to purchase once you finish your first product. Simply unscrew the glass outer packaging and remove the empty inner (PP plastic - check with your local council for recycling options) from the pump dispenser and screw on the refill.

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Did you know?

The word “cica” is commonly used in South Korea to describe products with Centella asiatica as an active ingredient. The origin of the word signifies soothing effects that heal scars.

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Ingredient sourcing

Barley TONIQ is made from a by-product of beer production! Barley leftovers that would otherwise go to waste are upcycled into this soothing active.

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Did you know?

Most moisturisers are not palm oil free. Cetearyl alcohol is one of the most common emulsifiers used in the cosmetics industry and is derived from palm oil.