A Perfect World™ Age-defense Treatment Lotion with White Tea

Age-defense Treatment Lotion with White Tea

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    Is youth sustainable? Nature says yes.
    Higher levels of pollution have substantially increased our potential for skin damage - and aging. No worries. Our multi-action age defenders with rare Silver Tip White Tea surround skin in a virtually impenetrable protective bubble that intercepts damage before it causes lines, wrinkles, dark spots and loss of firmness.
    Some see a leaf.
    We see a laboratory.
    Silver Tip White Tea
    Grown exclusively in China’s Fujian Province, White Tea was prized for centuries by emperors in China’s famed “Elixir of Immortality.” The legend has more than a leaf of truth to it. White Tea contains the highest amount of EGCG (epigallo catechin gallate) of all teas. EGCG is the powerful antioxidant that protects skin from age-accelerating free radicals.
    Arabidopsis
    This small, flowering plant helps repair past oxidative damage so when cells produce they are healthier and better functioning.
    Resveratrol
    This plant extract, contained in the skin of red grapes, helps protect the body against aging. It is one of the most recognized super antioxidants.
    Maritime Pine
    Maritime Pine trees grow in an unspoiled natural forest (free of pesticides or herbicides) near the Bordeaux region of France. This super-antioxidant is often called the “youth nutrient.” Extract from its bark contains high levels of bioflavonoids that help protect skin cells against “glycoxidative” damage that can undermine skin’s defenses and make it more vulnerable to UV exposure. Maritime Pine bark extract helps protect against glycoxidation, just like the bark protects the tree.
    Boswellia
    A genus of trees long used in Ayurvedic therapies, Boswellia sets up a secure sanctuary against age-accelerating static and stress. This extract trigers the natural production of anti-stress proteins in skin and acts like a shock absorber, bouncing all negativity away from skin to help protect it against environmental damage.
    Meet Dr. Lieve DeClercq
    Dr. DeClercq heads Origins Global Plant Medicine Team. She has a PhD in Plant Physiology & Molecular Biology. We asked her for the inside scoop on A Perfect World.
    Q: What are free radicals?
    A: Free radicals are unstable molecules that can cause damage to the proteins and other molecules in skin and interfere with skin’s natural inner defenses. Exposure to sun’s damaging rays, car exhaust, ozone, pollution and other environmental hazards are known to amplify free radical production. Antioxidants are super-nutrients that literally wipe out free radicals before they do their damage. And in every field of health, from internal medicine to dermatology to dentistry and nutrition, research is proving that antioxidants do help slow the aging process.
    Q: What makes White Tea such a powerful antioxidant?
    A: White Tea, known as Yinzhen (silver needles), is produced exclusively in China, mainly in the high mountains of the Fujian Province. It is picked for a few short days each spring from the Camellia sinensis plant, when the white buds are just growing. Only the youngest leaves are selected. Up to 80,000 hand-plucked shoots are needed to produce just one pound of this rare, aromatic tea. The leaves are then gently fermented for only a short duration in natural sunlight. The absence of additional processing is what distinguishes White Tea from other teas and infuses it with its myriad of health-promoting benefits. Researchers speculate that this minimal processing maintains White Tea’s high level of antioxidants.
    Q: How was White Tea tested?
    A: Several years ago, scientists at University Hospitals of Cleveland and Case Western Reserve University demonstrated that the antioxidants in White Tea are effective in boosting the immune function of skin cells and protecting them against the damaging effects of the sun and aging. Scientists applied a White Tea extract cream to skin that is not ordinarily exposed to sunlight, while another area was left unprotected. Both areas were then exposed to artificial sunlight. Researchers then reapplied the White Tea extract to the area previously coated. Three days later the scientists compared the patches of skin on a cellular level. They found that the White Tea cream protected the sun-exposed against the destruction that was observed in the skin that was not treated.
    Did you know?
    Origins used a specialized chamber that simulated ozone at levels that approximate those found in some of the world’s most polluted cities (Beijing, Mexico City, Los Angeles). In this in vitro study - after exposure of only 3 hours, the White Tea-based antioxidant blend in the new A Perfect World SPF 25 Age-defense moisturizer with White Tea reduced the damaging effects of simulated ozone by 76.6%, creating a better bubble to protect skin.
     
     
    Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 72 reviewers.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Products A Perfect World™Age-defense Treatment Lotion with White Tea makes your face feel real good after washing it. Usually your face feels dry after washing it and this item takes the dryness feeling away. I use this product twice a day and would recommend it to everyone. I use all of Origin products and I get a lot of compliments about my face. I have been told that I look 10 to 15 years younger than I am. I can't tell you how many years I have used Origin for my face products. Great stuff. August 19, 2015
    Rated 3 out of 5 by Product is good But Packaging NOT GOOD Lotion itself is great but the bottle opening is way too big, and I don't like using cotton on lotion. Everytimes I use it I am having a hard time to to pour the lotion out with right amount and not waste it. The problem could be simple solved by simply adding a plastic filter with small hole on it to block the bottle opening. It is a very basic packaging design on make-ups. ORIGIN Packaging design need to be improved. The bottle cap are also fat and heavy, not easy to spin it back, I dropped it on floor many times just trying to close the bottle. Not a fan on the packaging and it effects overall of experience of pursuing this product. Please improve. August 7, 2015
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Nice product Trying this product for the very first time, and really like the soothing and hydrating effect of it so far. Very nice for the summer heat we've had. August 5, 2015
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Love this lotion This "lotion" is wonderful, it takes off any left over dirt that my face wash doesn't pick up without drying out my skin. It keeps my combination skin oil free in the t-zone all day and extra soft on my dry cheeks. I say "lotion" as its more of a extremely gentle toner than a lotion! A all around fantastic product to use with my other Origins products. July 30, 2015
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