Skincare

ORIFLAME NOVAGE Day Shield SPF50 UVA/PA++++ Advanced Skin Protector REVIEW

What does the Day Shield means?

Day shield term is a new generation term which means highly protective skin care from the adverse effects of weather such as sunlight.

How Sun Affects our Skin?

Sun exposure can harm the skin really badly as it produces three different types of UV rays: UVA, UVB, and UVC. The most common form of rays are UVA rays and these rays make up massive sun exposure. The rays which make up less sun exposure but harms skin intensely are UVB rays and UVC rays are the worst, but we are lucky because we don’t face these rays as the earth ozone layer block these rays.

UV rays are the main contributors of free radicals on the skin. According to dermatologists of Rice Research University, free radicals are unstable oxygen molecules that steal energy from healthy cells causing oxidative stress, this process results in activating enzymes in the skin which break down collagen, which is the main structural protein in the skin to keep it youthful. So collagen break down results in premature aging of the skin.

Antioxidants are molecules in cells that prevent free radicals from taking electrons and causing damage. Antioxidants are able to give an electron to a free radical without becoming destabilized themselves, thus stopping the free radical chain reaction.

Oriflame Novage Day Shield Spf50 UVA/pa++++ Advanced Skin Protector

Oriflame NovAge Day Shield SPF 50 UVA /PA++++ Advanced Skin Protector is a multi-protection cream designed to shield the skin from external aggressors in three ways and help to slow down ageing signs for a radiant, clear and even complexion. SPF 50 provides high protection against burning UVB rays, while UVA/PA++++ the highest level of PA protection) defends the skin against the ageing effects of the sun, such as uneven skin tone, dark spots and wrinkles. Contains Pollution Protect Technology to minimize the negative impact of environmental aggressors such as pollution, by working like a second skin, forming an ultra-fine protective film on the skin’s surface. With Anti-Ageing and Moisturizing actives to add moisture and relieve the skin from dehydration. Also contains Vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant to help protect the skin from free radicals, a major skin-ageing factor. Oriflame NovAge Day Shield SPF 50 UVA/PA++++ Advanced Skin Protector provides the complete daily defence for skin, so now you can look younger for longer.

What does SPF 50 means in the Product?

SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor. The SPF of a product tells how long you can stay in the sun without burning from UV rays. To understand the sunblock protection time there is a rule like count that time you would normally burn in the sun without protection, 10 minutes will normally produce redness on a light skinned individual for example on this product its written SPF 50 so the rule is 50 x 10 = 500 minutes which is equal to 8 hours protection from the sun. So it means by using Oriflame Novage day shield spf 50 our skin will be protected from the sun for about 500 minutes which is really good.

How to use the Product?

On the product its written to apply the sunblock on the face and neck in the morning after the day cream but by applying this sunblock on the skin after the day cream tends to make my skin really greasy and oily so i apply this sun block direct after washing my face as my skin is oily and sensitive and it suits me well like this.

Ingredients

-Broad Spectrum UV Filters – The high SPF protection is achieved through the UVA and UVB filters that help to protect skin from harmful rays. UVA rays are the main contributors to premature skin ageing and PA++++ is the highest level of UVA protection available to help prevent uneven skin tone, dark spots and wrinkles appearing and becoming deeper.

-Pollution Protect Technology – Helps to minimize the negative impact of environmental aggressors such as pollution. This technology works like a second skin, forming an ultra-fine film on the surface of the skin that shields it from the surrounding environment.

-Anti-Ageing & Moisturizing –infused with actives to give moisture back to the skin and protect it from dehydration. Also contains Vitamin E, a powerful anti-oxidant to help protect the skin from free radicals, a major skin ageing factor.

All Ingredients

AQUA, ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE, DIETHYLAMINO HYDROXYBENZOYL HEXYL BENZOATE, NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DIHEPTANOATE, ETHYLHEXYL SALICYLATE, CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, GLYCERIN, POLYGLYCERYL-6 DISTEARATE, ALCOHOL DENAT., METHYLENE BIS-BENZOTRIAZOLYL TETRAMETHYLBUTYLPHENOL (NANO), BIS-ETHYLHEXYLOXYPHENOL METHOXYPHENYL TRIAZINE, PHENYLBENZIMIDAZOLE SULFONIC ACID, TRIETHANOLAMINE, JOJOBA ESTERS, PHENOXYETHANOL, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, PARFUM, DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER, IMIDAZOLIDINYL UREA, CETYL ALCOHOL, POLYGLYCERYL-3 BEESWAX, XANTHAN GUM, METHYL METHACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER, POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATE, DECYL GLUCOSIDE, ACRYLATES/C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER, DISODIUM EDTA, BIOSACCHARIDE GUM-4, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, BHT, CITRONELLOL, CI 47005, CI 17200

Quantity

It comes in 30 ml tube.

Texture

It has a lotion kind of texture not so watery.

Pros

-I have oily-sensitive skin and i have tried many high end brands sunblocks till now and no sunblock suits really well to my skin but this sunblock has suited my skin really well as it does not cause pimples or clogged pores on my skin in such a hot weather.

-It contains a good amount of SPF

-It effectively protects my skin from the sun and provides hydration to my skin as well as it contains vitamin e which is also helpful in lightening the spots on the skin.

-I really liked its texture as it seeps well into the skin without being greasy.

-The packaging of the product is really nice and hygienic as it is in the tube form which is also travel friendly.

Cons

It tends to make my skin oily after 4 hours of its application so i use blotting sheets to absorb the oil from my skin.

Price: PKR 2,200

You can buy this product from the following link :

https://pk.oriflame.com/products/product?code=34143

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