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Paula's Choice Skincare

DEFENSE Nightly Reconditioning Moisturizer

2.00 fl. oz. for $ 29.00
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DEFENSE Nightly Reconditioning Moisturizer is Paula Choice's version of an anti-pollution moisturizer for all skin types, and we're happy to report it excels in its mission to strengthen and hydrate skin.

Front-loaded with "superfood" antioxidants flax seed and wild cherry, as well as skin-replenishing ingredients, this nighttime moisturizer goes the beyond just simple hydration. Numerous beneficial ingredients help overturn the effects of environmental aggressors and fortify skin's natural defense system for the day ahead.

The fragrance-free formula also earns kudos for the way its sheer-lotion texture absorbs weightlessly into skin. You get all the hydration without a heavy feel or greasy shine. Equally important, this moisturizer is packaged in an opaque squeeze tube to help preserve the stability of its beneficial-yet-delicate ingredients.

Summing up, DEFENSE Nightly Reconditioning Moisturizer is an excellent option for anyone looking to keep skin soft, hydrated and healthy. The cherry on top? It wards off future signs of aging without you even having to think about it.

Pros:
  • Science-backed formula fortifies skin's natural defense for the day ahead.
  • Antioxidants helps overturn the effects of environmental aggressors.
  • Sheer-lotion texture absorbs weightlessly to hydrate all skin types.
  • Leaves skin feeling baby-soft.
  • Wards off future signs of aging.
  • Fragrance free.
Cons:
  • None.
Jar Packaging: No
Tested on animals: No

This refreshing moisturizer provides an instant radiance boost as it softens lines and infuses skin with pollution-fighting antioxidants, including those that shield skin from the damaging effects of blue light. Wake up to smooth skin thats perfectly prepped for the day ahead.

Water, Glycerin (skin-replenishing), Ethylhexyl Palmitate (emollient), Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer (texture enhancer), Isoamyl Laurate (emollient), Prunus Serotina (Wild Cherry) Fruit Extract (antioxidant), Almond/Borage/Linseed/Olive Acids/Glycerides (skin-replenishing/plant extracts), Medicago Sativa (Alfalfa) Extract, Sesamum Indicum, Hydrolyzed Eruca Sativa (Arugula) Leaf (antioxidants), Sclerocarya Birrea (Marula) Seed Oil (non-fragrant plant oil), Hydrolyzed Algae Extract (hydration), Palmitoyl Hexapeptide-12, Palmitoyl Dipeptide-10 (skin-restoring), Sodium Hyaluronate, Ceramide NG (skin-replenishing agents), Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil (non-fragrant plant oil), Cocoyl Proline (hydration), Tocopherol (vitamin E/antioxidant), Allantoin (skin-soothing), Trehalose (hydration), Eclipta Prostrata Extract (antioxidant), Potassium Azeloyl Diglycinate (skin-brightening), Opuntia Ficus-Indica Stem Extract, Melia Azadirachta Leaf Extract (antioxidants), Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate (hydration), Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil (non-fragrant plant oil), Alaria Esculenta Extract (antioxidant/texture enhancer), Adenosine Phosphate (skin-restoring), PEG-10 Phytosterol (texture enhancer), Tribehenin (hydration), Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein (emollient), Sorbitan Olivate (olive-derived hydration), Sodium Gluconate, Zinc Gluconate, Copper Gluconate, Magnesium Aspartate (mineral-derived hydrators), Cetearyl Olivate (olive-derived hydration), Isoamyl Cocoate (emollient), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (skin-replenishing), Polyglyceryl-10 Caprylate/Caprate (emulsifier/stabilizer), Microcrystalline Cellulose (texture enhancer), C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate (emollient), Xanthan Gum (texture enhancer), Pentylene Glycol, Butylene Glycol (hydration), Sodium Citrate pH adjuster), Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, Ethylhexylglycerin (preservatives).

Paula's Choice Skincare At-A-Glance

 

Paula's Choice Skincare was established in 1995 when best-selling beauty author and consumer advocate Paula Begoun (known as The Cosmetics Cop) decided to develop her own products.

As a natural evolution of Paula's personal mission to help consumers find the best products for their skin, the line has grown into an extensive range of skincare and makeup products that are formulated to meet the needs of almost every skin type and skin concern imaginable, from acne to wrinkles.

Paulas Choice Skincare relies on published research where available to discover the best ingredients for skin. Stable packaging is another feature of the brand, using innovative, opaque, and air-tight or air-restrictive components that keep antioxidants and other light- and air-sensitive ingredients from breaking down. The line is also 100% fragrance-free.

Disclosure: Paula Begoun is the creator of Beautypedia and founder of Paula's Choice Skincare products. Reviewing thousands of skincare and makeup products over the past 30 years, both on this site and in her best-selling books, Paula's mission has always been to help consumers find the best products possible for their skin. The Beautypedia Team proudly and unequivocally maintains this commitment. In addition, The Beautypedia Team reviews all products using the same rating standards and criteria, whether it is a Paula's Choice product or another brand.

Why are Paula's Choice Skincare products rated highly? The Paula's Choice Skincare Team would not launch a product unless it was worthy of a high rating from The Beautypedia Team. Paula and The Beautypedia Team were researching and reviewing products long before Paula's Choice Skincare ever existed and consumers were constantly requesting a skincare brand that met all of Beautypedias criteria. As a result, The Paula's Choice Skincare Team was created and uses the same research and criteria to formulate Paula's Choice products as The Beautypedia Team uses to review products.

For more information about Paula's Choice, call (800) 831-4088 or visit www.paulaschoice.com.

About the Experts

The Beautypedia team consists of skin care and makeup experts personally trained by the original Cosmetics Cop and best-selling beauty author, Paula Begoun. We’re fascinated by skin care and makeup products and thrilled when they meet or exceed our expectations, but we’re also disappointed when they fail to perform as claimed, are wildly overpriced, or contain ingredients scientific research has proven can hurt skin.

Our mission has always been to help you find the best products for your skin, no matter your budget or preferences. Beautypedia’s thorough and insightful reviews cut through the hype and provide reliable recommendations for all ages, skin types, and skin tones.