Illuminating Brighten Your Day Crème

$95 50mls
Rating 32 reviews




Carbon number: 24.13 kgCO₂e/litre
Intensely hydrate, restore, and illuminate with this quadruple-action crème that harnesses advanced technology to support the restoration of the skin's natural daytime function....
Carbon number: 24.13 kgCO₂e/litre

Intensely hydrate, restore, and illuminate with this quadruple-action crème that harnesses advanced technology to support the restoration of the skin's natural daytime function. An innovative dual ingredient complex supports the skin’s vitamin D driven cascade of protective, calming and restorative action, while Wild Indigo extract helps to protect the skin from the impacts of cortisol. This powerful pairing is designed to support the skin's own regulation of sebum (oil) production, antimicrobial activity, and skin repair. Phytoactives and ceramides fortify the skin barrier, while vitamin C and antioxidants boost* and protect** collagen production for plumper, firmer skin. Engineered with our proprietary Physiology Synchrony Unlock Method ™ and harnessing 25 active ingredients, this scientifically advanced formulation is proven to increase the production of collagen*, decrease the activity of enzymes that degrade collagen**, and deliver sustained hydration and skin barrier improvement up to 3 days.***

*Independent in vitro test (2020)
**Independent in vitro test (2023)
***Independent in vivo test (2022)

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Agree that after applying Illuminating Brighten Your Day Crème, their complexion looks brighter fresher and more well-rested 


Agree that dry skin feels hydrated all day after applying Illuminating Brighten Your Day Crème


Agree that Illuminating Brighten Your Day Crème leaves their complexion radiant and glowing with health

Source: Consumer Survey July 2022. Based on 41 respondents.

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"It’s a light-weight radiant crème that truly leaves your skin drop-dead-delicious”

Illuminating Brighten Your Day Crème

How to Refill and Routine

Use daily in the morning. After cleansing and applying Skin Reset Face Serum, massage one pump of Illuminating Brighten Your Day Crème onto your face and neck using an upwards, circular motion to physically stimulate blood flow. Follow with Skin Shield SPF 30.

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Clinical Testing and Ingredients

Emma Lewisham's Physiology Synchrony Unlock Method™ is our proprietary skin-first formulating philosophy, which blends up to 25 scientific ingredients that are selected for their proven effect on the skin. The true breakthrough happens when these ingredients work in symphony across multiple skin pathways to unlock transformational results.

Our formulations are fundamentally different. Uniquely developed by scientists and physiologists with over 100 years combined experience, our formulas are engineered with up to 25 meticulously chosen ingredients that are individually efficacious, but in combination amplify each other to provide three-dimnesional, next generation results.

The most powerful way to interact with the skin is naturally, therefore we only use natural ingredients, harnessing both bio-identical ingredients found within the skin as well as the specialised, scientifically proven natural plant extracts. These bio-active ingredients work in harmony with the skin to trigger powerful cellular responses that deliver unparalleled results.

While our ingredients are 100% natural, naturally derived and nature identical, we recommend doing a patch test or consulting your medical practitioner before using any new skincare product, particularly if you have sensitive skin or allergies.

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  • Clinically proven to deliver immediate skin hydration within 10 minutes*
  • Clinically proven to deliver sustained hydration for over 3 days*
  • Clinically proven to offer immediate and sustained skin barrier improvement over 3 days*
  • Clinically proven to help synthesise collagen production at a cellular level**
  • Clinically proven to deliver up to 15% antioxidant protection over 8 hours at a cellular level***
  • Source:*Independent in-vivo test (2022) investigating hydration effect to skin at select time points.
    **Independent in-vitro test (2020) investigating the production of Type 1 collagen by human skin fibroblasts.
    ***Independent in-vitro test (2021) investigating the inhibitory effect of product on macrophage cells.

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    Bio-Optimising Complex: Skin’s optimal daytime activity is restored by a specialised Vitamin D precursor to initiate its natural array of protective, restorative, and calming activity. Specialised extract from the Pink Rock Rose protects our skin from the disruption of its beneficial activity by the stress hormone, cortisol.

    Supercharged Hydration Complex: Next generation hydrating hero Saccharide Isomerate increases the skin’s own production of hyaluronic acid, while six types of advanced hyaluronic acid deliver moisture through deep and surface layers of the skin. Specialised ceramides enhance the skin barrier to protect and lock in the profound hydration.

    Radiance Complex: Triple Vitamin C, including our gold-standard oil soluble Vitamin C, provides superior stability and bioactivity for advanced protection and restoration. Gentle AHA/BHA from Wild Lime Harvest and Willow bark, combined with collagen-rich Sea Algae reveal a smooth, even, and glowing complexion.


    INGREDIENTS: Aloe barbadensis leaf juice • Aqua / water / eau • Coco-caprylate • Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) seed oil • Simmondsia chinensis (Jojoba) seed oil • Cetearyl olivate • Glycerin • Cetearyl alcohol • Brassica alcohol • Glyceryl stearate citrate • Carthamus tinctorius (Safflower) oleosomes • Sorbitan olivate • Pentylene glycol • Astrocaryum murumuru seed butter • Saccharide isomerate • Tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate • Sodium hyaluronate • Sodium acetylated hyaluronate • Hydrolyzed sodium hyaluronate • Salix alba bark extract • Tocopherol • Simmondsia chinensis oil / Macadamia ternifolia oil esters • Phytosterols • Phytosteryl macadamiate • Squalene • Ricinus communis (Castor) seed oil • Centella asiatica extract • Leontopodium alpinum flower/leaf extract • Malpighia glabra fruit extract • Lecithin • Ceramide NP • Pullulan • Achillea millefolium flower / leaf/ stem extract • Alchemilla vulgaris flower / leaf/ stem extract • Malva sylvestris flower / leaf/ stem extract • Melissa officinalis leaf extract • Tephrosia purpurea seed extract • Mentha piperita leaf extract • Primula veris extract • 7-Dehydrocholesterol • Veronica officinalis flower / leaf/ stem extract • Citrus glauca fruit extract • Microcitrus australasica fruit extract • Microcitrus australis fruit extract • Hydrogenated castor oil • Glycosphingolipids • Hordeum vulgare extract • Inula helenium extract • Alcohol • Xanthan gum • Sclerotium gum • Propanediol • Silica • Mica • CI 77491 (Iron oxides) • CI 77891 (Titanium dioxide) • Glyceryl caprylate • Sodium stearoyl glutamate • Xylitylglucoside • Anhydroxylitol • Xylitol • Parfum (fragrance) • Benzyl alcohol • Dehydroacetic acid • Limonene • Citral • Linalool

    Sustainability and Refills

    All Emma Lewisham products are Toitū Climate Positive certified PAS 2050 and are designed to be circular. Through our global circularity programme, ‘Beauty Circle’, we take back all of our used packaging to be refilled or recycled.

    Carbon number: 24.13 kgCO₂e/litre.

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