Zao Sublim'Soft is a daytime moisturiser with a matt finish to keep your oily t-zone at bay. It can be used on its own to smooth imperfections, minimise large pores and mattify your complexion, replacing the need for makeup powder. This wonder primer is your best-kept secret for a fresh-faced and rejuvenated no-makeup look. When used as a makeup primer, it helps set makeup with its non-oily texture for a smooth and durable finish. Sublim'Soft has a soft texture that moisturises skin without adding oil, using silica-rich bamboo hyrolate, macerate and bamboo powder.
Perfect for those with oily skin types, this non-comedogenic primer mattifies oily areas, conceals open pores and perfects your complexion. Ideal also for use on hot days when skin perspires, this product helps retain a fresh-faced look for mature skin, mattifying without accentuating fine facial hairs. Suitable also for those with combination skin, the primer does not dry out skin and invisibly mattifies skin. If you find powders sit in your pores or are visible on skin, this product will delight.
Containing organic silica, the primer helps maintain collagen and elastin in skin to keep fine lines and wrinkles at bay.
Zao brand does not use nanoparticles, talc and parabens (synthetic petrochemical-based preservatives) in its formula, using instead micronised silver as an effective and non-toxic preservative.
Organic bamboo leaves hydrosol: Achieved by distilling bamboo leaves, it has a mattifying effect on skin whilst moisturising, smoothing and soothing Moisturising and soothing to create a flawless complexion.
Bamboo stem powder: An extract from the nodes of the bamboo, this ingredient is rich in silica to regenerate, moisturise, remineralise and mattify skin .
Organic bamboo rhizome macerate: In the form of hydrosol bamboo powder or bamboo leaves, this ingredient is abundant in organic silica to help maintain elasticity of skin.
Olive squalane: Squalane is a derivative of squalene which is a natural component of human sebum, extracted from the olive oil plant. It is bio-compatible with your skin's natural lipids, fortifying your skin's lipid barrier, softening skin and protecting it against dehydrating pollutants and central heating.
Instructions for use: Apply 2-3 pumps to fingertips and smooth into skin.
Zao Beauty tip: Sublim'Soft can be used as an alternative to finishing powders for a fresh-faced look. It can be used on its own to perfect skin for a flawless and natural no-makeup look. Apply as a base primer before applying foundation to create a perfect matt base. Use all over, or just on your oily t-zone as preferred. You can also dab over foundation on shine-prone areas to absorb excess oil.
Certification: Natural and Organic Cosmetic Product, as certified by ECOCERT Greenlife according to ECOCERT standards; 100% natural with minimum of 50% certified organic ingredients
Testing on animals: neither ingredients or final product are tested on animals. Zao has cruelty free certification for its entire product range: http://www.gocrueltyfree.org/shopper
Ingredients from animal origin: none
Indication of skin type: suitable for all skin types including sensitive skin and acne-prone skin due to its non-comedogenic formula and all natural ingredients designed to enhance skin quality naturally.
Net volume: 30 ml
Refillable: This squeezy tube can be used to refill the glass bottle version of the product, but also works well for travel or popping into a handbag
Ingredients list: (INCI / CTFA): PHYLLOSTACHYS NIGRA EXTRACT*, SILICA, GLYCERIN**, POLYGLYCERYL 10- STEARATE, OCTYDODECANOL, SQUALANE, POLYGLYCERYL-10 MYRISTATE, GLYCERYL STEARATE, GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE, PARFUM, PHYLLOSTACHIS BAMBUSOIDES RHIZOME EXTRACT*, AQUA (WATER), SUCROSE STEARATE, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, SODIUM STEAROYL LACTYLATE, TOCOPHEROL, BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA STEM POWDER, SODIUM LEVULINATE, SODIUM ANISATE, CI 77820 (SILVER).
*ingredients from Organic Farming. **made using organic ingredients.