A hydrating essence for your skin.
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- Choosing your shade
- How to use
- Sustainable Packaging
- About the brand
All skin types including dry, mature, sensitive, blemish-prone, combination and normal.
Why we stand behind it
This hydrating and brightening essence provides a powerful, yet weightless, boost of hydration for the appearance of plumper, deeply moisturized, more luminous skin. It is expressly designed to work effortlessly into your regimen, combining the lightweight feel of a mist, with the high-performance ingredients of an essence.
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What is an undertone?
An undertone is the color beneath the surface of your skin, which never changes (even with a tan). There are three types of undertones:
I see red or pink undertones around the perimeter of my face and neck.
My skin burns easily, but barely tans.
My skin looks better in silver jewelry than gold.
I see both pink and yellow undertones around the perimeter of my face and neck.
My skin sometimes burns and sometimes tans.
My skin looks good in both gold and silver jewelry.
I see yellow or golden undertones around the perimeter of my face and neck.
My skin rarely burns, but tans easily.
My skin looks better in gold jewelry than silver.
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Full ingredient list
The Optimist 3.4 oz / 100 ml: Ingredients: aloe barbadensis (aloe) leaf juice* || oryza sativa (sake) extract* || camellia sinensis leaf (white tea) extract* || pure water (aqua) || leuconostoc/radish root ferment filtrate || lactobacillus || cocos nucifera (coconut) fruit extract || hydrolyzed corn starch** || beta vulgaris (beet) root extract** || caprylic/capric triglyceride || panthenol || phospholipids || xylitylglucoside || anhydroxylitol || xylitol || lauryl glucoside || myristyl glucoside || polyglyceryl-6 laurate || salvia hispanica (chia seed) extract || astaxanthin || polyacrylate crosspolymer-6 || glycyrrhiza glabra (licorice) root extract* || citrus sinensis (sweet orange) essential oil* || citrus aurantium amara (neroli) essential oil || cananga odorata (ylang ylang) essential oil* || potassium sorbate
Help us end beauty packaging waste
We co-founded the nonprofit Pact to demystify how to recycle your beauty packaging empties and divert waste from landfills.
How to recycle your empties
1. Disassemble and clean all components
2. Pick the right disposal bin
3. Drop off your empties at your nearest Pact bin
Maya Chia skin care products are made from the highest quality ingredients from around the world, responsibly sourced, and gentle and effective. Maya Chia uses a revolutionary supercritical extraction method expressly created to ensure purity, stability, and maximum potency of the oil nutrients. The oil is lightweight and rapidly absorbs into the skin. Recommended for all skin types, even the most sensitive.SHOP ALL Maya Chia