Wrinkles Caused by skin ageing
treated with specific active ingredients

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Wrinkles: a biological indication of skin ageing

As it ages, the skin changes, it loses its natural hydration and its fundamental substance degenerates. Due to a lack of hydration and nutrients, collagen production decreases. This support tissue of the skin weakens, losing tone and firmness. Cohesion between the dermis and the epidermis becomes less strong. Depressions form on the skin’s surface: these are wrinkles. Wrinkles are one of the first visible signs of the skin’s ageing, and mainly occur on the face. There are two categories: 


• Expression lines located on the forehead and between the eyebrows, at the nasolabial folds and the corners of the mouth.
• Weakening folds linked to sagging of the skin, loss of skin tone and firmness. These are responsible for altering face shape, creating bags under the eyes, jowls and a double chin.

ORIGINS

The mechanisms that produce wrinkles

 

Three mechanisms produce wrinkles:
  • The action of the muscles: the skin is constantly worked by the movements of the underlying muscles. These micro-contractions promote the formation of lines between which the skin becomes taut, stretches and finally creases.
  • Modification of the dermal constituents: intrinsic and photoinduced ageing lead to a flattening of the junction between the dermis and the epidermis.
  • Modification of the skin’s relief: with age, the lines that tauten the skin distend and slowly hollow out. This phenomenon speeds up after the age of 60.

TREATMENTS

Specific active ingredients to treat wrinkles

While wrinkles can never be made to completely disappear, cosmetics can be used to repress certain mechanisms and prevent others. The main active ingredients used in anti-ageing and anti-wrinkle products are antioxidants, pro-collagen substances (vitamin C, etc.), moisturizing agents that lock in water (hyaluronic acid, etc.), and depigmenting agents.

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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