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May 05, 2023 2 min read

Gardiner Family Apothecary Elave Eczema Psoriasis Dermatitis Botanical After Sun + Sun Spf 50+

Staycationing or vacationing, pack your overnight bag with Elave’s clean formulations for sun protection all day, every day

Whether you are holidaying abroad or staycationing, pack your overnight bag with Elave Sun and use 365 days of the year to protect against sun damage, burn and premature ageing.  Get the glow, not the rash, with Elave’s clean formulations for sensitive skin.

 Gardiner Family Apothecary Eczema Psoriasis Dermatitis Elave Daily Skin Defence SPF 45

Elave Daily Skin Defence SPF45

A unique combination of oil-free emollients with high UVA and UVB protection. This invisible zinc, vitamin B5 and E antioxidant-enriched formula is absorbed quickly into the skin to help repair environmental dermal damage. An SPF of 45 helps guards against the signs of UV exposure such as dark spots, roughness and loss of elasticity. Use over or instead of a moisturiser. Recommended for all skin types.


Gardiner Family Apothecary Eczema Psoriasis Dermatitis Daily Skin Defence Spf 45  + Daily Lip Defence spf 20

Elave Daily Lip Defence SPF20

Keep your lips smooth and chap-free in the sun with this ultra-hydrating balm with broad-spectrum SPF20.  This multi-action formula contains zinc, coconut oil, shea butter, naturally derived collagen and vitamin E to recondition, soften, smooth and protect lips while menthol gives a cooling sensation.


 Gardiner Family Apothecary Eczema Psoriasis Dermatitis Elave Sun

Elave Sun SPF30/SPF50+

Allergen-free sunscreens containing both physical and chemical sunscreens to offer broad spectrum, water resistant and infrared thermal protection. Lightweight and oil-free, these formulas are enriched with botanical extracts and antioxidant vitamins B5, C & E to protect and repair. The SPF30 is an invisible zinc formula which leaves no white marks behind.  Properly applied, SPF30 blocks out 97% of the sun’s rays and SPF50 blocks out 98% of the sun’s rays.


Gardiner Family Apothecary Eczema Psoriasis Dermatitis Elave Sun Paediatric SPF50+

Elave Paediatric SPF50+

Safe to use from birth, this new generation of encapsulated UV filters delivers high performing, prolonged and consistent SPF protection for young children. Contains 12 antioxidants, including vitamins B5, C & E, nine botanicals, and emollients to soothe and protect delicate young skin.


Elave Botanical Aftersun

An extremely gentle and easily absorbed formulation containing cool menthol and soothing aloe vera. This light, non-greasy formula contains lots of nourishing ingredients, including antioxidant vitamin E and natural glycerin, to repair and recondition all skin types.


Elave Skincare and Ovelle ranges of dermatologically-approved free-from natural products are available at gardinerfamilyapothecary.com, Boots, Dunnes Beauty and local pharmacies.

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