Anti-ageing

Anti-Ageing

Smooth | Firm | Plump

Improve skin elasticity, smooth the appearance of fine lines, and plump up tired skin with an anti ageing cream or serum, packed with New Zealand bioactives and botanicals. Scientifically tested in-vitro, and formulated with nourishing plant ingredients, our Anti-Ageing heroes are the pinnacle of our range – awarded and adored around the globe.

Smooth | Firm | Plump

Improve skin elasticity, smooth the appearance of fine lines, and plump up tired skin with an anti ageing cream or serum, packed with New Zealand bioactives and botanicals.

THE SCIENCE OF SKIN

What is collagen, and how does it support ageing skin?

Think of collagen like the building blocks of skin – the glue holding everything together. Collagen is the most abundant protein in your body and the major component of connective tissues that form a range of body parts, including tendons, ligaments, muscles, and your body’s largest organ, the skin.

There are a number of different types of collagen, but Type I is the most plentiful, making up over 90% of collagen in the human body.

Collagen has many important functions, including providing your skin with structure and giving it strength and elasticity. When we’re young, collagen is in plentiful supply, which is why our skin is beautifully bouncy. As we age, collagen levels deplete, leading to the gradual breakdown of the skin. AS a result, it becomes less firm and supple, and wrinkles begin to form. An anti ageing cream can help support healthy collagen levels and keep skin looking its healthy best.

THE SCIENCE OF SKIN

What is collagen, and how does it support ageing skin?

Think of collagen like the building blocks of skin. Collagen provides your skin with structure and giving it strength and elasticity. When we’re young, collagen is in plentiful supply, which is why our skin is beautifully bouncy. As we age, collagen levels deplete, leading to the gradual breakdown of the skin. As a result, it becomes less firm and supple, and wrinkles begin to form. An anti ageing cream can help support healthy collagen levels and keep skin looking its healthy best.

Our scientific testing

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Our in-vitro scientific investigations look at the effect of human skin cells when exposed to product end formulations. We test our anti ageing creams and other anti-ageing products on human skin fibroblast cells – the most common cell that creates Type I collagen, dispersed in connective tissue throughout the body.

High-tech anti-ageing compounds

Bakuchiol

Bakuchiol

A NATURAL VITAMIN A ALTERNATIVE

• Smooths fine lines
• Protection
• Anti-inflammatory

This anti-ageing skincare ingredient boasts antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties which help to smooth and refine skin texture, protect skin from harmful free radical damage, and correct uneven skin tone.

Melanostatine™ 5 peptides

Melanostatine™ 5 peptides

TARGETS AND CORRECTS HYPER-PIGMENTATION

Peptides are short chains of amino acids: building blocks of proteins that are crucial to the function and appearance of skin. By inhibiting the synthesis of melanin, the peptide helps to diminish pigmentation caused by ageing, and cultivate a brighter skin tone.


Kakadu plum

Kakadu plum

NATURE'S RICHEST SOURCE OF VITAMIN C

• Protection
• Brightening
• Collagen support

With up to 100 times the vitamin C of oranges, this powerful Australian superfruit is used in our anti-ageing creams and serums to target the effects of pigmentation. The result? Healthier, younger looking skin.

Our scientific testing

At Antipodes, we have a unique difference: our focus on in-vitro scientific investigations, which are designed to help elevate our product textures, hydration levels, and – critically – the potential to optimise the skin’s appearance.

Our in-vitro scientific investigations look at the effect of human skin cells when exposed to product end formulations. This method shows how skin cells stimulate or synthesise collagen over and above natural collagen levels. We test our anti ageing creams and other anti-ageing products on human skin fibroblast cells – the most common cell that creates Type I collagen, dispersed in connective tissue throughout the body.

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High-tech natural compounds

With the ability to achieve powerful skin benefits that surpass their synthetic counterparts, we search the world for antioxidant-rich superfruits and flora that deliver results.

Bakuchiol

Natural retinol alternative

An ancient herb known as “Nature’s retinol”. With roots in traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine, bakuchiol is a natural extract sourced from the seeds and levels of the babchi plant which is native to the Indian subcontinent. This brightening skin care ingredient boasts antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties which help to smooth and refine skin texture, protect skin from harmful free radical damage, and correct uneven skin tone.

Bakuchiol is a true gift from nature – because while it has been shown to produce the same benefits as retinol, it carries none of the irritating side effects.

Melanostatine™ 5 peptides

Reversing hyper-pigmentation

Peptides are short chains of amino acids – the building blocks of proteins that are crucial to the function and appearance of skin.

We utilise a stable, biomimetic peptide derived from α-MSH – a natural substance in the body which produces melatonin, responsible for pigmentation in skin. The peptide acts as a melatonin inhibitor, blocking the synthesis of melanin. By powerfully inhibiting the synthesis of melanin, the peptide helps to correct uneven skin tone, brighten skin, and promotes a luminous complexion.

Kakadu plum

Nature’s richest source of Vitamin C

With up to 100 times the Vitamin C of oranges, this powerful Australian superfruit helps brighten, plump, and protect skin thanks to its exceptional antioxidant-rich properties. Native to Australia, Kakadu plum is sustainably sourced from the country’s tropical northern regions by indigenous communities. Its potency is the result of extremely high exposure to harmful sun rays, which cause the fruit to develop a self-defence system composed of powerful antioxidant molecules to protect itself from sun-induced free radical attacks.

Thanks to this unique environmental response, Kakadu plum boasts the world's highest recorded natural amount of Vitamin C - up to 100 times the Vitamin C of oranges! For plumped, healthy skin, Vitamin C is a must-have. As a potent antioxidant, Vitamin C combats free radical damage, helping to address pigmentation and brighten skin.


“Look deep, deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.”

ALBERT EINSTEIN, 1951

The science of natural ingredients

Avocado oil

Avocado oil

PERSEA GRATISSIMA

• Nutrient-rich
• Collagen support
• Conditioning

A powerful conditioning agent, this lush green oil helps to hydrate the skin thanks to high levels of natural antioxidants, including vitamins A, B1, B2 and D, as well as omegas 3 and 9. Avocado oil’s secret ingredient is sterolin, a natural steroid that triggers the production of collagen – essential in helping to prevent and soften the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.

Kiwi seed oil

Kiwi seed oil

ACTINIDIA CHINENSIS

• Vitamin C-rich
• Hydration
• Antioxidant protection

Rich in vitamin C and intensively hydrating for skin, kiwi seed oil is pressed from the seeds of the superfruit kiwi – New Zealand’s national fruit. Kiwi seed oil is high in Omega 3 as well as vitamins C and E, which may help to improve skin elasticity and reduce fine lines.


“Look deep, deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.”

ALBER EINSTEIN, 1951

The science of natural ingredients

Where to go when seeking the world’s purest, most nutrient-rich ingredients? Head to the cleanest environment on Earth. New Zealand nature provides us with the inspiration behind our globally awarded origin formulations; packed with bioactives and botanicals that are enriched with nourishing oils, antioxidants, and powerful compounds. Sustainably sourced from New Zealand’s forests, orchards, vineyards, and coastal terrain, and extracted to preserve their maximum nutrient density, we use only those ingredients that carry robust skin-enhancing benefits.

Avocado oil

Persea gratissima

Our key foundation ingredient, avocado oil is not only effective as a binder that holds a formulation together, it is also nourishing in its own right. A powerful conditioning agent, this lush green oil helps to hydrate the skin thanks to potent levels of natural antioxidants, including Vitamins A, B1, B2 and D, as well as Omegas 3 and 9. Avocado oil floods the skin with moisture, helping to moisturise the skin and enhance its natural lipid barrier, keeping skin beautifully dewy and supple.

Avocado oil’s secret ingredient is sterolin, a natural steroid that triggers the production of collagen – essential in helping to prevent and soften the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. Thanks to high levels of plant compounds called phytosterols, avocado oil has a role to play in rejuvenating weary and stressed skin, and in helping to reduce inflammation.

Kiwi seed oil

Actinidia chinensis

Rich in vitamin C and intensively hydrating for skin, kiwi seed oil is pressed from the seeds of the superfruit kiwi – New Zealand’s national fruit. Kiwi seed oil is high in Omega 3 as well as vitamins C and E, which may help to improve skin elasticity and reduce fine lines. A rich source of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), this ultra-nourishing oil can dramatically help to maintain moisture in the skin.

We source our kiwi seed oil from fruit grown in sustainable orchards around New Zealand. Raised in fertile soil and bathed in warm sunshine, the oil is extracted from the seeds of kiwifruit grown to make fruit juice – so no part of the fruit goes to waste.

Manuka honey

Antibacterial, anti-inflammatory & antioxidant

Nature’s sweetest superfood, manuka honey is unique to New Zealand and contains a host of skin-enhancing properties, including anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antibacterial benefits. The key for our hydrating skincare? Manuka honey’s impressive humectant profile.

Manuka honey assists with drawing moisture into the skin, delivering a fresh, clear, and youthful-looking visage whilst tending to blemishes and redness.
Our manuka honey is sustainably sourced by our responsible suppliers in the Wairarapa, who have worked with us since the brand’s beginning.

Plump and soften skin with an anti ageing cream enriched with collagen-supporting avocado oil.

CLEANSE & TONE

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Nourishes skin as it cleanses thanks to omega-rich avocado oil. Massage 2-3 pumps into skin using warm water and rinse.

TARGET & TREAT

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A daily skin-drink for tired complexions. Treat skin to 3-4 drops after cleansing morning and night.

TARGET & TREAT

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With vitamin C-rich kiwi seed oil to smooth fine lines under eyes. Gently apply a thin layer to your delicate undereye area.

MOISTURISE NIGHTLY

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Intensively nourish and plump skin with a collagen-boosting night cream. Massage generously into cleansed skin before sleep.

MOISTURISE DAILY

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A daily cream with skin-firming rosehip oil. Smooth generously into face, neck, and decolletage, following with SPF.

Your perfect anti-ageing regim

CLEANSE & TONE

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Nourishes skin as it cleanses thanks to omega-rich avocado oil. Massage 2-3 pumps into skin using warm water and rinse.

TARGET & TREAT

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A daily skin-drink for tired complexions. Treat skin to 3-4 drops after cleansing morning and night.

TARGET & TREAT

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With vitamin C-rich kiwi seed oil to smooth fine lines under eyes. Gently apply a thin layer to your delicate undereye area.

MOISTURISE DAILY

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A daily cream with skin-firming rosehip oil. Smooth generously into face, neck, and décolletage, following with SPF.

MOISTURISE NIGHTLY

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Intensively nourish and plump skin with a collagen-boosting night cream. Massage generously into cleansed skin before sleep.

Our Anti-Ageing range is designed for:

Dry, combination & mature skin • Science seekers • Conscious devotees

Our Anti-Ageing range is designed for:

Dry, combination and mature skin

Dry, combination and mature skin

Rich in nourishing plant oils, New Zealand manuka honey and antioxidant-rich ingredients, our anti-ageing creams and serums replenish and revitalise.

Science seekers

Science seekers

We undertake in-vitro testing of end formulations to determine the ability of our products to boost collagen and support the healthy ageing process.

Conscious devotees

Certified vegan, vegetarian, or organic, and packaged in recyclable materials such as premium glass: our Anti-ageing products embody sustainability from the inside out.

AVOCADO PEAR NOURISHING NIGHT CREAM

“For the first time in a long time I have plump, moisture-filled skin. I’m hooked!”

ALEX, ANTIPODESNATURE.COM

AVOCADO PEAR NOURISHING NIGHT CREAM

“Made a huge difference in my skin. Wrinkles are reduced and lovely hydration.”

CANDICE, ANTIPODESNATURE.COM

KIWI SEED OIL EYE CREAM

“Best eye cream I’ve used! I’ve noticed reduction in fine lines and puffy areas diminished! Thank you!”

ALLI, ANTIPODESNATURE.COM

VANILLA POD HYDRATING DAY CREAM

“Wow –love how it is light and absorbs into the skin quickly. My face feels fantastic.”

NATALIE, ANTIPODESNATURE.COM

HALLELUJAH LIME & PATCHOULI CREAM CLEANSER

“My skin now looks amazing, it is back to normal and plump. I cannot get enough of this product.”

AMANDA, ANTIPODESNATURE.COM

DIVINE FACE OIL ROSEHIP & AVOCADO OIL

“Amazing nourishment for the skin. Absolutely love.”

KATE, ANTIPODESNATURE.COM

AVOCADO PEAR NOURISHING NIGHT CREAM

“For the first time in a long time I have plump, moisture-filled skin. I’m hooked!”

BRIGIT, ANTIPODESNATURE.COM

AVOCADO PEAR NOURISHING NIGHT CREAM

“Made a huge difference in my skin. Wrinkles are reduced and lovely hydration.”

CANDICE, ANTIPODESNATURE.COM

KIWI SEED OIL EYE CREAM

“Best eye cream I’ve used! I’ve noticed reduction in fine lines and puffy areas diminished! Thank you!”

ALLI, ANTIPODESNATURE.COM

VANILLA POD HYDRATING DAY CRE

“Wow –love how it is light and absorbs into the skin quickly. My face feels fantastic.”

NATALIE, ANTIPODESNATURE.COM

HALLELUJAH LIME & PATCHOULI CREAM CLEANSER

“My skin now looks amazing, it is back to normal and plump. I cannot get enough of this product.”

AMANDA, ANTIPODESNATURE.COM

DIVINE FACE OIL ROSEHIP & AVOCADO OIL

“Amazing nourishment for the skin. Absolutely love”

KATE, ANTIPODESNATURE.COM

Anti-ageing skincare

Anti-ageing

COLLAGEN BOOSTERS

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Skin Hydrating

Hydrating

HYALURONIC & MOISTURE BOOSTERS

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Skin Brightening

Brightening

VITAMIN C

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Calming & Clearing skincare

Calming & Clearing

PROBIOTICS

TARGET

Anti-Ageing

COLLAGEN-BOOSTERS

Target fine lines & wrinkles

Hydrating

HYALURONIC & MOISTURE BOOSTERS

Target dehydration

Brightening

VITAMIN C

Target dull skin & pigmentation

Calming & Clearing

PROBIOTICS

Target breakouts & stressed skin

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