What makes this product unique?
This innovative formula is a rich, yet surprisingly light lotion that perfectly hydrates your skin while treating it to a potent combination of antioxidants and skin-repairing ingredients proven to stimulate collagen production and renew skin cells. Your skin will look younger and feel silky-soft like it never has before.
This formula is based on a specialized, proprietary technology that truly captures the best of nature fused with science. Because of this technology, this moisturizer stands alone for repairing and rejuvenating skin. Using this moisturizer drenches your skin with antioxidants, preparing it for the next step in your skincare routine.
Contains no animal-derived ingredients of any kind. Packaging is 100% recyclable.
Who is this product for?
Earth Sourced Antioxidant-Enriched Natural Moisturizer from Paula's Choice is great for all skin types. It is specially formulated for those who prefer skincare products made from natural ingredients that are proven safe and effective.
Sources to support the claims made for Earth Sourced Antioxidant-Enriched Natural Moisturizer
Cancer Prevention Research, February 2010, pages 170–178; Phytotherapy Research, September 2009, pages 1,197–1,204; Carcinogenesis, June 2009, pages 1,008–1,015; International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research, May 2009, pages 152–165; Clinics in Dermatology, November-December 2008, pages 614–626; International Journal of Cosmetic Science, October 2008, pages 339–345; Skin Therapy Letter, September 2008, pages 5–9; Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, July 2008, pages S7–S12; Dermatologic Therapy, September-October 2007, pages 322–329; Dermatologic Surgery, “The Antioxidant Network of the Stratum Corneum,” July 2005, pages 814–817; Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, February 2005, pages 287–295; and Cosmetic Dermatology, December 2001, pages 37–40; and www.naturaldatabase.com.
Vaccinium macrocarpon fruit extract, olive oil/olive fruit oil, phenylalanine, canola oil, sodium hyaluronate, Rubus idaeus, Theobroma cacao seed butter, isoleucine, rose hip oil, Lycium barbarum fruit extract, grape seed oil, shea butter, borage seed oil, alanine , acerola fruit extract, glycine, serine, tocopherol, threonine, cranberry seed extract, arginine, valine, evening primrose oil, histidine, proline, bilberry extract, sodium PCA, linseed oil
Water, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter (natural emollient), Glycerin (skin-repairing ingredient), Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil (antioxidant plant oils), Canola Oil (antioxidant plant oils), Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil (antioxidant plant oils), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter (natural emollient), Propanediol (synthetic penetration enhancer), Borago Officinalis (Borage) Seed Oil (antioxidant plant oils)
Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil (antioxidant plant oils), Sodium Hyaluronate (natural skin-repairing ingredient), Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Fruit Extract (natural antioxidants), Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Extract (natural antioxidants), Vaccinium Myrtillus (Billberry) Leaf Extract (natural antioxidants), Malpighia Punicifolia (Acerola) Fruit Extract (natural antioxidants), Lycium Barbarum Fruit Extract (natural antioxidants), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract (water-binding/soothing agent), Tocopherol (pure vitamin E/antioxidant), Hydrogenated Lecithin (natural cell-communicating ingredient), Thermus Thermophillus Ferment (natural water-binding agent), Rosa Canina (Rose Hip) Fruit Oil (antioxidant plant oils), Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Seed Oil (antioxidant plant oils), Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Oil (antioxidant plant oils), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (natural emollient), Arginine (natural amino acids/water-binding agents), Glycine (natural amino acids/water-binding agents), Alanine (natural amino acids/water-binding agents), Serine (natural amino acids/water-binding agents), Valine (natural amino acids/water-binding agents), Proline (natural amino acids/water-binding agents), Threonine (natural amino acids/water-binding agents), Isoleucine (natural amino acids/water-binding agents), Histidine (natural amino acids/water-binding agents), Phenylalanine (natural amino acids/water-binding agents), Aspartic Acid (natural amino acids/water-binding agents), Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax (natural thickeners), Hydrolyzed Caesalpinia Spinosa Gum (natural thickeners), Caesalpinia Spinosa Gum (natural thickeners), Carrageenan (natural thickeners), Sodium Lactate (natural skin conditioning agent), Potassium Stearate (synthetic emulsifier), Sodium PCA (natural skin-repairing ingredient), Silica (natural mineral thickener), Xanthan Gum (natural thickener), Leuconostoc/Radish Root, Ferment Filtrate (natural preservatives), Caprylyl Glycol (plant-derived skin conditioning agent), Glyceryl Stearate (plant-derived thickener), PCA (natural skin-repairing ingredient), Benzyl Alcohol (synthetic solvent), Phenoxyethanol (synthetic preservative), Potassium Sorbate (natural preservative), Sodium Benzoate (synthetic preservative).
DIRECTIONS: Ideal for softening and smoothing the face, neck and eye area. At night, use as the last step in your skincare routine. For daytime, follow with a broad-spectrum sunscreen rated SPF 25 or greater.
Detailed instructions on how/when to apply your Paula's Choice products can be found in our How to Put Together Your Own Skincare Routine article.
What makes Earth Sourced Moisturizer a good option for babies?
Earth Sourced Antioxidant-Enriched Natural Moisturizer's blend of mild, natural ingredients works to soothe young skin and helps prevent moisture loss. Its silky, lotion-like texture won't make baby's skin feel greasy while proven antioxidants help reduce inflammation that can make baby's skin uncomfortably dry or irritated.
I have dry skin. Which Paula's Choice moisturizer should I use?
All our moisturizers address the needs of dry skin and make it feel soft and smooth. Resist Barrier Repair Moisturizer is our lightest cream, while Moisture Boost Hydrating Treatment Cream is richer since it contains more oil. Skin Recovery Replenishing Moisturizer is our most "protective" moisturizer while Earth Sourced Antioxidant-Enriched Natural Moisturizer provides lasting moisture with a lighter feel. The best way to determine which one to use is to sample them and see which texture you prefer.
Does Earth Sourced Antioxidant-Enriched Natural Moisturizer provide anti-aging benefits?
Yes! The formula is loaded with antioxidants and repairing ingredients that help skin strengthen itself and begin to recover from past damage. When used as part of a skincare routine that includes daily sun protection, this moisturizer will leave your skin looking younger and healthier than almost any other natural moisturizer you may have tried! It's important to point out that all Paula's Choice moisturizers provide anti-aging benefits. That's because each is formulated with a range of ingredients research has proven skin needs to look and act younger, longer.
Just how natural are the Earth Sourced products?
Earth Sourced products are formulated with 98–99% completely natural ingredients. The natural ingredients we use are guaranteed to be non-irritating, safe, and effective for many different skin types. The ingredients are derived in whole or in part from natural sources with no synthetic compounds. Paula's Choice uses a specialized, proprietary technology to ensure these natural products have elegant textures and function as intended—all without using ingredients known to cause irritation. That's a big difference from what Paula and her team have seen from countless other natural lines, as many of them contain natural ingredients research has shown irritate skin and damage healthy collagen production.
Why aren't all Paula's Choice products "Earth Sourced"?
For many skincare concerns, putting together a completely effective group of products that will give your skin truly remarkable results when it comes to treating most skincare concerns such as acne or sensitive skin simply can't be done with only natural ingredients. Paula's Choice Earth Sourced products work beautifully when combined with other Paula's Choice products designed for your skin type and concerns. It is the most balanced way for you to take exceptional care of your skin.