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Shade Factor™

  • 120 vegetarian capsules
  • Item # 01938
Best In Class | Best Seller

Shade Factor™

  • 120 vegetarian capsules
  • Item # 01938

Safeguard your skin from the inside out.

Our Best in Class Shade Factor™ oral supplement helps safeguard your skin health from the inside out, promoting healthy DNA before, during and after UV exposure.
Gluten free Non-GMO Vegetarian
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Shade Factor™

120 vegetarian capsules


$0.28/count | 30 Day Supply

What Is Shade Factor?

Even moderate ultraviolet exposure can take a toll on skin health. Shade Factor™ is an oral formula that uses three ingredients to support the body’s natural immune response to UV exposure: niacinamide, Polypodium leucotomos extract and Red Orange Complex®. Our skin supplement supports healthy skin before, during and after you spend time outdoors.

Shade Factor™ provides 500 mg of niacinamide, a form of vitamin B3 with multiple skin benefits that promotes healthy DNA.

Shade Factor™ Benefits

  • Supports natural immune response to UV exposure
  • Promotes healthy DNA before, during & after UV exposure
  • Encourages protective ATP production
  • Boosts cellular energy

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Promote healthy DNA before, during and after UV exposure

Shade Factor™ provides 500 mg of niacinamide, a form of vitamin B3 with multiple skin benefits that has been shown to promote healthy DNA before, during and after UV exposure. 1,2 Niacinamide also plays a significant role in supporting the production of ATP (adenosine triphosphate), the energy-releasing molecule that fuels all your cells and powers their intracellular machinery.3

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  2. J Cosmet Dermatol. 2004;3(2):88-93.
  3. J Nucleic Acids. 2010;2010:1-13.
  4. Pathology. 2013;45(3):331-41.
  5. Photochem Photobiol. 2010;86(4):942-8.
  6. N Engl J Med. 2015;373(17):1618-26.
  7. Carcinogenesis. 2009;30(1):101-5.
  8. Arch Dermatol Res. 2015;307(3):199-209.
  9. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2015;16(2):73-9.
  10. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2015;8(2):19-23.
  11. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2004;51(6):910-8.
  12. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2004;50(1):41-9.
  13. Phytother Res. 2010;24(3):414-8.
  14. J Cosmet Dermatol. 2014;13(2):151-7.
  15. Int J Cosmet Sci. 1998;20(6):331-42.
  16. Biofactors. 2007;30(2):129-38.

Serving Size 2 vegetarian capsules

Servings Per Container 60

Amount Per Serving

Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid from Red Orange Complex®)

5.5 mg

Niacin (as niacinamide)

500 mg•

Polypodium leucotomos extract (leaf)

240 mg

Red Orange Complex®

100 mg

[Sicilian red oranges (Citrus sinensis var. Moro, Sanguinello, Tarocco) extract (fruit and peel)]

Other ingredients: vegetable cellulose (capsule), maltodextrin, microcrystalline cellulose, silica, stearic acid.

•NE (niacin equivalents).


Red Orange Complex® is a registered trademark of Bionap S.r.l.

Dosage and Use
  • Take two (2) capsules twice daily, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.

This product is not a substitute for topical sunscreens. Gastric disturbances may occur. Consult with your healthcare provider before taking this product if you have gout or liver disease.

  • Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
  • When using nutritional supplements, please consult with your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.

To report a serious adverse event or obtain product information, contact 1-866-280-2852.

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