6 ways to protect your skin from UV and pollution

6 ways to help protect your skin from UV and pollution

Learn how t

6 ways to help 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.

6 ways to protect your skin from UV and pollution
6 ways to protect your skin from UV and pollution

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 Moisturiser

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.

 

 

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