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Aging skin: understand it and slow it down

30 June 2020 — Other

Skin Aging 101


Premature cell aging is directly influenced by various factors, such as pollution, UV rays, blue light, disease and lifestyle.

The stress experienced by our cells in response to these aggressors leads to exhaustion of our skin, which then becomes drier, thinner, dull, and lax.

Excessive exposure to UV rays


Sun exposure is responsible for 70% of the signs of skin aging. Protecting yourself from the sun means slowing down the premature appearance of spots, wrinkles and sagging skin.

Apply a sunscreen – preferably a mineral one – every day, regardless of the weather!

Hydration


Did you know that skin is 75% water? It is necessary for the proper functioning of skin cells, skin health and skin elasticity. It is essential to keep your skin well hydrated! In addition to drinking between 1L and 2L of water daily, pamper your skin with topical moisturizing products that deeply nourish it.

Favourite ingredient : hyaluronic acid


Naturally present in the skin, hyaluronic acid contributes to the hydration, elasticity, firmness and volume of the skin. With age, it is produced in smaller quantities. This is why it is essential to deeply nourish our skin by applying a topical product containing quality hyaluronic acid: the skin is thereby strengthened, softened and smoothed.

Collagen and elastin


Do you know these two anti-aging allies? Collagen is responsible for maintaining the structure of the skin, preserving its firmness while delaying the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Elastin, on the other hand, ensures the skin’s elasticity, preserving its suppleness and softness. Good to know: the production of collagen and elastin begins a gradual decline as early as your late twenties! That’s why it’s essential to choose topical products and clinical treatments that stimulate this production, which naturally slows down over time.

Gym for your Skin treatments


Thermage®

• Unipolar radio frequency.
• Heats the collagen fibres to contract, denature and produce new collagen and elastin.
• Slows down the natural breakdown of collagen.
• Maintains skin tone.

Venus FreezeTM/LegacyTM

• Pulsed electromagnetic fields and multipolar radiofrequency.
• Tightens loose collagen fibres in the skin.
• Stimulates fibroblast cells to produce new collagen, elastic fibres and support tissue.
• Smoothes and firms the skin.

Ulthera® and Ulthera® Express

• Focused ultrasound.
• Creates thousands of tiny anchor points in the skin structure at various depths.
• Regenerates the skin.
• Provides a progressive and natural tightening effect.

A selection of professional products concentrated in active ingredients


Ellagic C+ Serum from Functionalab.

• Neutralizes free radicals.
• Offers eight times more protection against sun damage than pure vitamin C.
• Helps even out and brighten the complexion for softer, more radiant skin.
• Helps stimulate collagen production
• Provides 2 sources of hyaluronic acid, small and large molecular weight, instantly moisturizing deep and surface.
• Smooths fine lines and wrinkles and firms the skin.

Intense Hydration Anti-Aging Cream

• Promotes hydration in the short, medium and long term.
• Helps to stimulate the production of collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid.
• Provides an anti-sagging and anti-wrinkle effect.
• Visibly improves the general radiance of the skin.
• Detoxifies and revitalizes the skin.

H.A. Intensifier Serum from SkinCeuticals

• Increases the hyaluronic acid naturally present in the skin by 30%.
• Provides long-term skin hydration.
• Helps reduce the appearance of nasolabial folds, marionette lines and crow’s-feet.
• Smoothes, softens and firms the skin.

A.G.E Interrupter Anti-Wrinkle Cream from SkinCeuticals

• Reduces the appearance of wrinkles.
• Moisturizes and supports the skin’s natural barrier.
• Improves skin texture.
• Firms and smooths skin.


Ready to learn more, start your health and beauty routine or find out which treatment is right for you?
Contact one of our experienced consultants!
Free consultation : 1 877 252-0293

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