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Vichy Slow Âge Anti-Aging Day Cream - SPF30 50ml
- Prevents and corrects the damage caused by environmental exposure
- Skin looks toned, fresh and more radiant
- Skin feels firmer and hydrated, smooth and supple
- 24-hour hydration day after day
- SPF 30 and UVA protection
- Hypoallergenic, tested under dermatological control
- Suitable for normal, sensitive and combination skin
Vichy Slow Âge Anti-Wrinkle Day Cream - SPF30
This scientifically proven formula slows down the appearance of signs of ageing.
It is also formulated with three naturally inspired active ingredients: antioxidant Baïcalin, probiotic-derived Bifidus and Vichy Mineralizing Thermal Water.
Did you know that up to 80% of your skin’s signs of ageing are caused by environmental exposure? Day after day, your skin is silently ageing due to internal and external aggressors, such as sun exposure, pollution, diet and stress. These factors are collectively known as the ‘Exposome’. After 9 years of research, Vichy is proud to launch Slow Âge; our powerful probiotic skincare range with SPF, specifically designed to combat some of the effects of the Exposome and clinically proven to slow down the appearance of signs of ageing. Slow Âge Cream Moisturiser comprises a filter system offering SPF 30 for broad-spectrum daily anti- UV protection, including UVA.
Key Dermatological Ingredients:
- Vichy Mineralizing Water
- Broad-spectrum SPF 30 & UVA protection
- Helps to prevent and correct the visible signs of damage caused by environmental exposure
- Skin feels hydrated, smooth and firm
- Skin tone looks even and radiant
- Suitable for normal/dry skin types
- SPF 30
- Hypoallergenic and tested on sensitive skin
- Tested under dermatological control
- Suitable for normal/dry skin
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HOW ANTIOXIDANTS WORK TO HELP YOUR SKIN
Familiar with antioxidants, but not sure exactly how they help your skin? We take a closer look at the links between skin and so-called ‘superfoods’.
What is free radical damage?
There’s much talk about damaging ‘free-radicals’ in the beauty world but what exactly are these beauty ‘devils’ and are they always harmful? Free radicals are unstable molecules in the body that can cause DNA mutation, they have been linked to ageing as well as serious illnesses such as cancer, heart disease and Parkinsons, but are not always bad. Free radicals occur as part of a natural metabolic process in the body called oxidation and are a vital part of the body’s natural defenses (immune cells shoot out free radicals to fight invading bacteria, for example), however too many and they can cause damage.
This is because external factors, such as pollution, smoking, and UV rays (otherwise known as the Exposome) can generate so many free radicals that the bodies natural defenses are overwhelmed - a phenomenon known as oxidative stress - which causes free radical damage at the cell level. Triggered by these external factors, free radical damage has been shown to accelerate visible signs of ageing as well as disease.
So, where do antioxidants - known to combat free radicals - come in? Any molecule that protects your body against free radicals is known as an antioxidant, as they are “anti-oxidation”. Antioxidants help to fight the negative effects free radicals have on our skin by offering themselves as a shield and acting as a substitute for the skin molecules that free radicals usually latch onto. With over 8000 varieties, including vitamins, polyphenols and flavonoids there are plenty of antioxidants that can be effective, both imbibed in foods and supplements and applied externally to skin.
Whether its key minerals the body can’t produce on its own, such as calcium, or dietary supplements for improved general health, such as ginkgo biloba, we know that what we eat can have a significant impact on our skin’s future. Good nutrition has been linked to a reduction in the appearance of wrinkles, with certain micronutrients shown to be as or more effective than topical cosmetics.
Nutrition rich in antioxidants tends to be associated with brightly-coloured foods, such as fruits (red berries in particular), vegetables and even spices, but antioxidants can also be found in other, more unlikely places like chocolate. What’s more, they don’t just help skin respond to ageing. Research has shown that polyphenols, which are found in dark chocolate and grapes, can help improve circulation. Another antioxidant, lycopene, found in tomatoes, has been shown to help reduce inflammation linked to sunburn.
Your Free Radical fighting beauty regime
Just as foods can help aid the body fight free radical damage, your beauty regime is another vital way of injecting skin with antioxidants and also protecting it against the environment.
First up, it’s vital to start and finish your day with a thorough cleansing routine, especially if you’re living in a polluted urban area. Pureté Thermale 3-in-1 One Step Cleanser is a wash off cream that acts as a cleansing milk, toning lotion and eye make-up remover in one. Moreover it’s effective even on sensitive skin, leaving it feeling soft and looking radiant.
Up to 80 percent of skin’s ageing signs are caused by environmental exposure, so once pollutants and impurities have been washed away, protect and hydrate skin to ensure it’s barrier function is working at an optimum. Vichy Slow Âge Fluid Moisturiser, for normal to combination skin, contains antioxidant Baïcalin, probiotic-derived Bifidus and Vichy Mineralizing Thermal Water along with SPF25. It is specifically designed to combat some of the effects of pollution and clinically proven to slow down the appearance of signs of ageing.
Tackle excess free radicals from the inside and out and you can make a real difference to skin health as well as the health of the rest of your body, for a glow that lasts day after day.
Like all skin products, Vichy Slow Âge Anti-Wrinkle Day Cream - SPF30 can cause side effects, however, this may be less likely.
Do not use it, if you are allergic to any of the ingredients.
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, our Rightdose pharmacists or nurse.
6 WAYS TO PROTECT YOUR SKIN FROM UV AND POLLUTION
Learn how to shield your face from skin-ageing aggressors within the environment
UV rays and pollution are two of the most damaging factors our skin faces on a day-to-basis. But how can you protect it and which ingredients are best suited to your skin type? Read on to discover six products from the Vichy range and how to introduce them to your routine.
1. Minéral 89 serum
This comforting hypoallergenic serum is designed to be the first step in your skincare routine. It helps to reinforce the skin’s natural protective barrier, protects against pollution and is formulated with Vichy’s Mineralizing Water. This ingredient is enriched with 15 precious minerals sourced deep from within the volcanoes of Auvergne. Enriched with Hyaluronic Acid, it also helps to hydrate the skin while leaving the skin looking smoother.
2. Liftactiv Specialist Fluid SPF 25
The new Liftactiv Collagen Specialist SPF 25 provides broad-spectrum protection against harmful UVA and UVB rays with a formula enriched with antioxidant vitamin C, Hyaluronic Acid and Phe Resorcinol. This formula can help to improve the appearance of fine lines, pigmentation and loss of firmness providing anti-pollution skincare and important protection against sun damage.
3. Ideal Soleil Mattifying 3-in-1
If you have an oily, combination skin type and find many sunscreens too rich and greasy, try Vichy’s Ideal Soleil Mattifying formula. It helps to absorb excess sebum with a blotting effect and shine control while absorbing immediately into the skin. It also provides immediate protection against long UVA and UVB rays and pollution with broad-spectrum SPF 30 protection.
4. Slow Âge Night Mask
Slow Âge Night Mask gives the skin an extra dose of protection from environmental urban aggressors while you sleep. Its fresh gel-like texture is enriched with pure Resveratrol and Ebaicalin Root Extract, known for their antioxidant properties that can help to prevent UV-induced pigmentation. Also enriched with Probiotic Derived Bifidus, this formula can help reinforce the skin’s natural barrier function.
5. Slow Âge Fluid Moisturizer
The Slow Âge range works on the principle that 80% of skin ageing is caused by the Exposome: environmental aggressors and lifestyle factors such as UV, pollution, smoking, stress and poor diet. This Fluid Moisturiser works to help protect against the effects of such outside forces with broad-spectrum UV SPF 25 protection and three naturally inspired ingredients: antioxidant Baïcalin, probiotic-derived Bifidus and Vichy Mineralizing Water in a formula that helps strengthen the skin’s natural barrier function and protects the skin from photo-ageing,. The combined effect of this formula can help to slow down and improve signs of ageing on your face and neck.
6. Slow Âge Eye cream
For a more targeted treatment around the eyes, try this probiotic anti-ageing eye cream from the Slow Âge range. Enriched with ingredients such as antioxidant Baïcalin, probiotic-derived Bifidus, Vichy Mineralizing Water, Ginkgo Biloba leaf extract and Caffeine, this formula helps reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and leaves eye contour feeling firmer.
When to use:
Apply every morning Vichy Slow Âge Day Cream to clean dry skin as the third step of your skincare routine.
- Thoroughly cleanse the skin and pat dry.
- Follow with your usual serum or SPF Minéral 89 to tone and prepare the skin for the next step of your beauty regime.
- Apply Vichy Slow Âge Anti-Wrinkle Day Cream to face and neck.
For best results use with Slow Âge Eye and Night Care.
This product is not a medicine. If no improvement in skin condition is seen or if problems persist, consult a healthcare professional.
- Do not use it, if you are allergic to any of the ingredients.
For acne-prone or sensitive skin, it is recommended to avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight.
Key Dermatological Ingredients:
- Vichy Mineralizing Water
1. VICHY VOLCANIC WATER
- Strengthens the natural defenses of the skin
- The volcanic water of Vichy was born from the Volcanoes of Auvergne. Rich in 15 essential minerals.
688872 30 - INGREDIENTS: AQUA / WATER • OCTOCRYLENE • GLYCERIN • HOMOSALATE • ETHYLHEXYL SALICYLATE • BIFIDA FERMENT LYSATE • ALCOHOL DENAT. • BUTYL METHOXYDIBENZOYLMETHANE • DIMETHICONE • SUCROSE TRISTEARATE • PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRAETHYLHEXANOATE • SILICA • TOCOPHEROL • ISOPROPYL LAUROYL SARCOSINATE • SYNTHETIC WAX • POLYSORBATE 61 • CETYL ALCOHOL • HDI/TRIMETHYLOL HEXYLLACTONE CROSSPOLYMER • CI 17200 / RED 33 • CI 77891 / TITANIUM DIOXIDE • CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 / IRON OXIDES • STEARIC ACID • DIMETHICONE/VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER • DIMETHICONOL • TRIETHANOLAMINE • PARFUM / FRAGRANCE • SODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATE • SODIUM POLYACRYLATE • SODIUM HYALURONATE • MYRISTIC ACID • SODIUM BENZOATE • PALMITIC ACID • PHENOXYETHANOL • AMMONIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYLTAURATE/STEARETH-25 METHACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER • AMMONIUM POLYACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE • ASCORBYL GLUCOSIDE • DISODIUM EDTA • DIPOTASSIUM GLYCYRRHIZATE • CAPRYLOYL SALICYLIC ACID • CAPRYLYL GLYCOL • SCUTELLARIA BAICALENSIS EXTRACT / SCUTELLARIA BAICALENSIS ROOT EXTRACT • MENTHOXYPROPANEDIOL • T-BUTYL ALCOHOL • POLY C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE (F.I.L. B195340/1).
*Please be aware that ingredient lists for products in our brand are updated regularly. Please refer to the ingredient list on the product package for the most up-to-date list of ingredients to ensure it is suitable for your personal use.
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