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Ingredients with Benefits You Can Feel Good About
Dermatologist-selected key ingredients with six key benefits:
| 1 | Prevents skin cancer | 2 | Reduce Existing Wrinkles and Fine Lines | 3 | Moisturize | 4 | Soothe Irritated Skin | 5 | Anti-shine coverage | 6 | Removes dark spots | 7 | Spreads Smoothly | 8 | Subtle scent
Skin Cancer Prevention
Sunscreen combined with Ascorbic Acid (Vitaminc C) helps to block year-round UVA and UVB rays. Skin cancer is the #1 cancer in the United States, and a daily SPF of 30 or greater can reduce your risk by 40-50%.
Why we used it: We knew at the offset that we wanted our sunscreen to be mineral-based, as opposed to using chemical active ingredients. Mineral sunscreen lasts longer, isn’t absorbed into the skin, and is made up of natural minerals that reflect the harmful UVA and UVB rays away from the skin.
Zinc-oxide is the natural mineral ingredient that ensures The Daily is doing its job day in and day out — reflecting the sun and protecting your skin, all while keeping you safe from any ingredients that might be absorbed into the bloodstream or cause harm to you or the environment.
Derived from oranges, this acid gives a boost to the skin’s production of collagen and works with the Vitamin E to reduce damage not only from UV light but from all of the pollutants in our everyday environments as well.
As we age, our bodies begin to lose elasticity. To combat these effetcs, our ingredients delay the onset of collagen loss in the superficial skin, by blocking enzymes, which reduces fine lines, evens out your skin tone, leaving fresh looking skin.
This stem cell extract that has been around since the ice ages contains natural ingredients, increases the hydrating abilities of sunscreen, and promotes stronger skin.
Derived from lentils, Valine is an amino acid that aids in the strength and resilience of the skin, as well as helping the skin to produce the optimal levels of collagen and elastin for firm skin that bounces back.
This ingredient is an antioxidant that works alongside the Vitamins C and E to neutralize the free radicals that can cause skin damage.
Moisturizing and Softening
Humectants, emollients and occlusives, all combined, help to retain moisture in the skin, giving it a smoothened and softened appearance, without additional shine or plugging.
This is just a fancy way of saying derived from Coconut oil! These extracts provide a lightweight, non greasy barrier that helps the skin retain moisture and makes The Daily easy to spread. It also works as an anti-inflammatory for the skin, an antibacterial agent, and is antifungal.
This ingredient is derived from shea butter, palm, or soybeans and helps to lock in moisture and kill bad bacteria that finds its way onto the skin.
This ingredient is also a coconut oil derivative! Rich in antioxidants and with antibacterial properties, coconut oil is a lightweight way to moisturize and soften the skin without clogging your pores.
This is an ingredient with properties similar to those in honey, and it helps to moisturize dry and flaky skin, lock moisture in for the long haul, and kill harmful bacteria.
Derived from beeswax, polyglyceryl-6 distearate retains moisture in the skin and keeps the product feeling smooth, as well as providing a protective layer on the skin that doesn’t clog pores.
This one’s pretty easy! Helps hydrate the skin and mix everything together. But we bet you already knew that!
Naturally derived from almonds, almond oil is full of antioxidants such as Vitamin E, as well as potassium and zinc. It helps to improve the skin’s complexion and even skin tone through its softening properties and reduces environmental damage while the fatty acids help heal chapped and irritated skin.
This is a naturally derived ingredient from corn or sugar beets plants. It is a skin softening powerhouse that prevents the skin from drying out or chapping.
This is an ingredient made from coconut that acts as a conditioner for your skin, softening and soothing it day in and day out.
Rapeseed oil comes from the Rapeseed flower and is high in omegas 3, 6 and 9, as well as vitamin K. This powerhouse ingredient also has antioxidant Vitamin E, that nourishes and softens skin.
This ingredient is from sugar alcohols, a skincare secret that has antioxidants, moisturizers, reduces collagen breakdown, fades dark spots on the skin, brightens skin tone, and exfoliates.
This is a form of beeswax that helps to moisturize the skin, as well as soothing some inflammatory skin conditions.
Soothing After Shaving
Niacinamide is our all-star ingredinet to help soothe skin that is irritated or freshly shaved.
This ingredient evens skin tone, treats acne, has anti-aging properties, reduces sun damage, redness, and improves skin elasticity, among other things!
This ingredient is an oil from the Jooba nut. It works to repair damaged skin, lock in moisture, reduce breakouts, and stop inflammation in its tracks.
These ingredients work to ensure that your skin doesn't shine from sweat and oil, but instead looks as fresh as when you started out first thing in the morning.
This is a champion at absorbing sweat and oil, allowing the product to spread nice and evenly, and preventing shininess as you power through your day.
A fancy word for quartz, silicon dioxide absorbs excess moisture and oil while gently exfoliating and preventing light reflection, as well as improving the spreadability of the product.
This is an antiviral ingredient that helps to soften skin and has even been used to treat cold sores because of its skin-healing power!
Removes Dark Spots
As we age, we accumulate discoloration and dark spots on the skin. The Daily helps counteract dark spots by exfoliating and normalizing the cells that cause pigment.
Derived from Sunflower or sunflower seeds, this ingredient reduces damage caused by ultraviolet light and evens out your skin tone for a flawless finish.
Nobody wants to see chalky flakes of lotion on their face. These ingredients help ensure our product goes on smooth and seamless.
This ingredient is harmless to you and the environment and helps to make sure the other ingredients in The Daily stay fresh.
This ingredient is derived from palms or palm oil and helps prevent water loss from the product while amping up the spreadability.
This ingredient helps to keep the ingredients from separating
This is an ingredient from green tea that helps preserve the product to keep the other ingredients effective for as long as possible.
This ingredient is derived from plants and helps to distribute the mineral sunscreen pigments nicely and evenly on the skin while also helping to reduce the white cast left behind by some sunscreens.
Sodium Chloride is Salt, which in skincare acts as a binder that prevents the other ingredients from separating. It also gently exfoliates, helps to maintain clear skin, and keeps the texture of the product at just the perfect thickness.
Described as fresh, ultralight and neutral, The Daily includes <1% of a safe, non-synthetic otherwise known as a natural fragrance.
Modern Ritual products are also...
Safe for sensitive skin
Broad-spectrum SPF 30
Formulation & development:
All mineral sunscreen
Dermatologist-developed & founded
Vegan and cruelty-free