ENVIRONMENTAL AGING:
THE KEY PLAYERS

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THE DARK SIDE OF THE SUN:
A FULL SPECTRUM OF AGGRESSORS

Multiple environmental aging factors stem from the very energy source that gives us light and life: the sun. The effects of UVB have been known for decades: sunburn and skin damage. But UVB is just one facet of sun-induced aging. Present all year round, even in cloudy weather, UVA and infrared rays penetrate deep within the skin, degrading its essential building blocks.

POLLUTION:
A SILENT MENACE FOR SKIN

When it comes to sun exposure, the skin "warns" us when we have exceeded our tolerance threshold with erythema, pain and swelling. In other words, sunburn. But there is no such obvious response to pollution, making it a far more insidious threat for skin. In fact, there is mounting evidence that pollution amplifies and compounds the effects of solar radiation on skin.

WHAT DOES THIS MEAN
FOR YOUR SKIN?

At the surface, UV and pollution particles work in tandem to send pigment-producing cells into overdrive, leading to premature age spots and a dull or graying skintone. They also deplete skin's surface barrier, provoking dryness and heightened sensitivity. Deep down, oxidative stress "eats away" at skin's support structures, encouraging the development of accentuated wrinkles. Globally, the face looks older than its years.

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DID YOU
KNOW?

The pollution effect is such a hot topic in science.

Environmental aging expert Professor Krutmann led a far-reaching study on 400 women - half of them urbanites - in order to confirm the effects of a polluted environment on skin. His results could not be clearer: there is a direct link between pollution levels and premature aging signs, with 20% more age spots in the urban group.

TRUE
OR FALSE

RETINOL IS THE MOLECULE
ALLY FOR SENSITIVE SKIN.

TRUE

A precursor of pure vitamin A, it acts both on the surface and deep down to smooth and even out the complexion and visibly reduce the depth of wrinkles.Its plus point? Its strong soothing properties on clinical signs of aging make it an anti-aging ally of choice.
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YOUR DIET HAS NOTHING TO
DO WITH HOW YOUR SKIN AGES.

FALSE

Eating a balanced diet full of antioxidants (berries, apples, brocoli etc.), essential fatty acides and trace elements and leaving a healthy lifestyle actually helps your skin looking young.
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CLEANSING IS KEY IN E
YOUR ANTI-AGEING RITUAL.

TRUE

Cleansing removes not only make-up but all impurities accumulated throughout the day, such as pollution, sebum, sweat. Skincare products are most effective on clean skin. Without this crucial step, impurities would clog the pores and suffocate the skin, preventing the active ingredients contained in your skincare product from doing their job.
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TIREDNESS CAN SHOW ON
THE SKIN AROUND YOUR EYES.

TRUE

With tiredness or age, blood and lymph microcirculation around the eyes may slow. The very thin skin around the eye contour readily reveals the marks of poor vascularization or inadequate lymph drainage. This is what provokes the appearance of signs of tiredness, such as shadows or puffiness.
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THE SUN IS YOUR
SKIN'S BEST FRIENEMY.

TRUE

Multiple environmental aging factors stem from the very energy source that gives us light and life: the sun. The effects of UVB have been known for decades: sunburn and skindamage. But UVB is just one facet of sun-induced aging. Present all year round, even in cloudy weather, UVA and infrared rays penetrate deep within the skin, degrading its essential building blocks.
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 SKIN

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