RAAIE Skincare - Moon Beam Retinal Elixir - size 30 ml
RAAIE Skincare - Moon Beam Retinal Elixir - size 30 ml
RAAIE Skincare - Moon Beam Retinal Elixir - size 30 ml

RAAIE Skincare - Moon Beam Retinal Elixir - size 30 ml

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 For dramatically firmer, clearer, luminous skin

Size 30 ml

Made in New Zealand

Wake up to luminous skin with this luxurious overnight elixir that combines encapsulated Retinal (an incredible, next-generation version of retinol/ Vitamin A), along with Bakuchiol to supercharge cellular turnover and reveal radiant new cells for a youthful glow. Healing New Zealand botanicals such as Native Sea Algae, Alpine Rosehip and Harakeke Native Flaxseed are added along with clinically proven actives; Alpha Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Squalene, and Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) to refine skin, making pores look smaller and improving skin texture.

 

Benefits:

+ Firms & plumps the complexion

+ Smooths wrinkles & fine lines

+ Resurfaces skin texture

+ Boosts collagen production

+ Reduces acne

+ Evens skin tone

 

Why is it special?

Pro-grade, scientifically proven ingredients fused with the healing powers of New Zealand botanicals to brighten, nourish, and protect your skin.

 

Key ingredients:

0.1% Clean, Encapsulated Retinal: the ‘new-kid-on-the-Vitamin-A-block’

This advanced form of Vitamin A reconstructs skin overnight to reverse sun damage, reduce wrinkles and fine lines, and promote an overall skin smoothness. It works faster than retinol but is also gentler because your skin stores it up and then slowly releases it over time. Due to the unique encapsulation technology, the potent power of this ingredient is protected until it meets your skin. 

+ 2% Bakuchiol: skin smoothing + works synergistically with Retinal

Plant-based antioxidant that offers similar collagen-boosting properties to retinoids but takes a different pathway. By combining bakuchiol and retinal, we multiply the anti-wrinkle, skin-firming effects.

+ 5% Niacinamide: improve overall skin texture

A type of B3 that works with your skin's natural chemistry to improve overall skin texture by rebuilding a lipid layer, minimising the appearance of pores, and preventing UV damage and inflammation.

+ 3% Squalene: locks in moisture

Super hydrating natural emollient to lock moisture into your skin and relieve dry patches.

2 x Hyaluronic Acids: hydrating

Two different molecular weights of hyaluronic acid to supercharge hydration and give a dewy look on the surface of the skin, as well as hydrating deeper layers of the skin for lasting hydration throughout the day.

2% Native Marine Sea Algae: hydrate & brighten skin

Hand-harvested off the Southern coast of the South Island of New Zealand. This sea algae is pumped full of antioxidants rich minerals from pristine streams that come up from Antarctica, providing long-lasting hydration and skin brightening benefits.

2% NZ Alpine Rosehip: nourish & heal skin

A natural form of Vitamin A and essential fatty acids, especially omega-3 (linolenic acid) and omega-6 (linoleic acid) to soften skin and improve skin barrier function. Wild-harvested from Wanaka.

1% Harakeke Native Flax: seal in moisture

Packed with nutritious linoleic acid (omega 6), which helps maintain our skin’s natural barrier, and both hydrates and moisturises.

Full Ingredients:

Aqua, Glycerin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Niacinamide (5%), Betaine, Squalane (3%), Algae Extract (2%)*, Bakuchiol (2%), Coco- Caprylate, Limnanthes Alba(Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Phormium Tenax (Harakeke) Seed Oil (2%)*, Propanediol, Rosa Canina (Rosehip) Fruit Oil (2%), Cyclodextrin, Polyacrylamide, Tocopherol, Polysorbate 20, Cyathea Medullaris (Mamaku) Leaf Extract*, Sodium Hyaluronate**, Phenoxyethanol, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Helianthus Annuus(Sunflower) Seed Oil, Xylitylglucoside, Anhydroxylitol, Laureth-7, Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Extract, Lonicera Japonica Flower (Japanese Honeysuckle) Extract, Pentylene Glycol, Rubus Chamaemorus (Cloudberry) Seed Oil, Xylitol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Retinaldehyde (0.1%), Sodium Phytate, Citric Acid, Glucose, Calcium Gluconate, Gluconolactone, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Parfum, Limonene, Linalool, 1,2-Hexanediol, Actinidia Chinensis(Kiwifruit) Fruit Extract*, Caprylyl Glycol, Citronellol, Geraniol, Benzyl Salicylate, Macropiper Excelsum (Kawakawa) Leaf Extract*.

* NZ native

** Low & High Molecular Weight Hyaluronic Acid

Results:

These ingredients are proven to result in up to:

  • Wrinkle reduced by 52% in 4 weeks
  • Tactile smoothness improved by 21.1% in 4 weeks
  • Photo damage reduced by 12.0% in 4 weeks
  • Redness reduction by 70% in 4 weeks
  • Under eye wrinkles reduced by 11.4% in 4 weeks

Consumer testing:

  • 95% said their skin looked smoother
  • 90% said their skin looked firmer
  • 89% said their skin looked clearer
  • 93% said their skin looked more evenly toned
  • 90% said their skin had fewer lines and wrinkles

Panel of 36 respondents between the ages of 24-56, over 8 weeks of using Moon Beam.

Sensory:

This bright yellow elixir glides on with a silky pillowcase feel. Skin will feel luxuriously hydrated and plump. The light scent is evocative of night-scented blooms that reveal scent and luminosity at dusk.

How to Use:

After washing face at night, wait a few minutes until your skin is completely dry then apply over face and neck. When it feels like it’s all soaked in, follow with your favourite moisturiser. Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding. 

New to Retinoids/ Vitamin A?

Start out using it every third day for two weeks, then every other day for two weeks, gradually working your way up to nightly use. Don’t exfoliate on the nights you use retinoids because it may cause irritation. Always always wear SPF during the day when on a retinoid programme.

Pro tip: Make sure to start with dry skin. While we encourage moisturising products to be used on damp skin to help the actives absorb better, this does not apply to retinoids - they are powerful enough on dry skin. Also, consistency is key - we start to see skin smoothing results after a few weeks, but the real hallelujah moment is after about three to six months of use.