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The Science
of light

In the mood for light

We believe that sun is the original source of pleasure and enlightened beauty. That’s why we focus all our efforts to enable women to enjoy the positive side of light without the damage.

#LiveWithLight

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In the mood
for (the science of) light

We believe that sun is the original source of pleasure and enlightened beauty. That’s why we focus all our efforts to enable women to enjoy the positive side of light without the damage.

#LiveWithLight

What is our
science of light ?

Our primary discovery : a glowy and youthful skin depends both on its skin color and its ability to reflect outer light.

Reflected light is mainly responsible for skin color and brightness, while re-emitted light is responsible for skin luminosity.

This is how our science of light was born, a double expertise to protect and enhance your skin radiance, acting on both external causes as well as on internal.

Our primary discovery : a glowy and youthful skin depends both on its skin color and its ability to reflect outer light. Reflected light is mainly responsible for skin color and brightness, while re-emitted light is responsible for skin luminosity. This is how our science of light was born, a double expertise to protect and enhance your skin radiance, acting on both external causes as well as on internal.

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From Monaco with love and light
Born on a rock

Based in Monaco on the French Riviera where light is a unique source of inspiration and an art of living, our labs, obsessed by the Science of Light since 1946, deeply understand and master how light interacts with the skin.

By offering both patented skincare technologies that protect, maximize and revitalize skin inner luminosity as well as pioneering sun care that filter 100% of outer light, we enable women to enjoy the positive side of light and reveal their luminous beauty 365 days a year.



Our Innovations
Full Light Technology logo

These days we all know how important sun protection is. But did you know that the sunlight is made up of 4 different types of sun rays : UVB, UVA, Visible Light and Infrared ? Still think you're protected ? Think again ! Even protected from UVB & UVA rays, your skin remains exposed to Visible Light + Infrared. Your skin needs protection from all four.

Full Light Technology logo

These days we all know how important sun protection is. But did you know that the sunlight is made up of 4 different types of sun rays : UVB, UVA, Visible Light and Infrared ? Still think you're protected ? Think again ! Even protected from UVB & UVA rays, your skin remains exposed to Visible Light + Infrared. Your skin needs protection from all four.

GLOW
BOOSTER

Tan Activator Complex

The secret of the legendary Lancaster tan is a tan activator based on extracts of orange, coffee and Buriti oil. This last ingredient of natural provenance is known for being rich in carotenoids, as well as for its anti-oxidant and emollient qualities. This complex acts on different aspects of skin pigmentation, encouraging the synthesis of melanin and its distribution from the deeper layers of the skin all the way to the surface of the epidermis. It therefore boosts the tanning process, bestows upon your skin the legendary Lancaster golden glow, and prolongs this effect.

Tan inhibitor Complex

The secret of the perfect glow so beloved in Asia – a combination of extracts of licorice, red algae and daisy – is the opposite of the TAC. It regulates the production of melanin at source and limits its distribution from the deep layers to the surface of the epidermis, to achieve a greater anti-blemish effect, more luminous skin and a more even complexion.

Tan inhibitor Complex

The secret of the perfect glow so beloved in Asia – a combination of extracts of licorice, red algae and daisy – is the opposite of the TAC. It regulates the production of melanin at source and limits its distribution from the deep layers to the surface of the epidermis, to achieve a greater anti-blemish effect, more luminous skin and a more even complexion.

DROP OF
PRECIOUS LIGHT

A precious combination of red and white mother-of-pearl and ruby powder to better reflect sunlight while providing a satin finish to the skin.

The skin is adorned with a veil of light for a double effect protection and beauty: optimal protection to visible light and infrared and skin immediately sublimated.

RETINOL

Retinol or Vitamin A, is essential to skin functioning and widely known as one of the most effective anti-ageing ingredients. It was first introduced to cosmetics by the Lancaster labs in 1976 when they identified a unique stable form of Vitamin A that could be integrated in an emulsion base. Since then, Lancaster have identified and/or patented further exclusive systems and carriers to deliver Retinol effectively and gently to the skin.

Oxygen

Oxygen in the skin decrease with age. In 1993 LANCASTER developed the famous A*O*C*S (Asymetric Oxygen Carrier System) technology and became 1st to deliver oxygento the skin, for renewed vitaltiy, with Skin Therapy Vital Oxygen Supply. Since then the formula has been regularly updated and in its ultimate version our product is able to improve skin oxygen content thanks to a patented O2 fix system able to infuse oxygen into the skin.

Antioxydants

Antioxidants are used in skincare to provide protection from free radicals induced by the environment and UV light. Lancaster were among the first to identify both the type and amount of free radicals generated by external factors and developed an exclusive protective antioxidant shield to neutralize up to 95% of them. Regularly updated this patented Antioxidant Complex is a unique combination of plant and fruit extracts.

Full anti-age
technology

Very early on, our Lancaster scientists – renowned for their expertise on the light spectrum and, recently, on infrared – expanded their research into other environmental stresses, and into our skin's most precious resource: its DNA.

For twelve years, the 365 formula has gathered scientific patents and accolades for its performance. Inspired by recent findings in the field of epigenetics, the new generation of 365 promises to go further still. For the first time, our complete anti-aging product targets 100% of the sources of skin aging, both biological and environmental, through three key actions:

While DNA is the genetic code that holds all the necessary information for the correct functioning of our cells, throughout our lives these cells are affected by our lifestyle and by the environment in which we are evolving. Epigenetics is the memory of these cells, and we can influence this.

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