It's good that our skin can't speak. If we asked her how she likes life in a big city, we would most likely hear many, many complaints. Well, she really doesn't like living in a metropolis. And none of our arguments in favor of the City - development, drive, opportunities - will help here.
What exactly happens in the skin while we build our careers, communicate, absorb new knowledge? And how can you help her (except for the cardinal - send her to the village)?
Its main culprit is ozone, which is part of urban smog. It greatly reduces the level of vitamin E in the skin, the main natural antioxidant. As a result, skin cells are destroyed, and the skin itself is less well restored, becomes dry, acquires an unhealthy shade.
What can be done?
Use cosmetics with antioxidant properties. The five leaders in this regard are vitamins C and E, coenzyme Q10, as well as natural flavonoids - quercetin and kaempferol. The latter work especially effectively in tandem: they are able to improve microcirculation in cells, as a result of which oxygen penetrates into the skin more efficiently, which is so lacking in a big city. You can find quercetin and kaempferol in the most accessible glycated form for the skin in red grapes, green tea, citrus fruits and saffron flowers.
Sos: cleansing cream for irritated and sensitive skin Matis RÉPONSE DÉLICATE sensidemak-Mist
Makeup removal, cleansing and care in one product. The product contains an extract of organic saffron flowers, soothing, relaxing and anti-stress effect on the skin. To get the most out of the plant, Matis suppliers only use organic saffron from the Limousin region of France. Moreover, they collect it strictly at dawn, when the petals are especially strong and dense.
The effect is strengthened and strengthened by an antioxidant orange blossom ointment and a soothing linden blossom water - a must-have for tired skin.
Here it is worth saying "thank you" to carbon dioxide CO₂ and hard tap water, which we wash with every day. The classic level of acid-base balance - 5.5 ph - is practically not found in big cities. In addition, due to the constant activity of the sweat glands, the level of lactic acid often rises. Taken together, these two factors give a sad picture: a violation of the skin microflora, and, as a result, frequent inflammation and dryness.
What can be done?
Include a tonic in your beauty ritual. In addition to being an excellent conductor for nutrients from masks and creams, the tonic has another important function: to restore natural ph. When choosing a product, pay attention that the product does not contain alcohol.
Sos: perfecting essence Matis RÉPONSE DÉLICATE sensidemak-Mist
The non-alcoholic toner helps to complete the cleansing of the skin while also refreshing and moisturizing it. The composition of the already familiar softening linden water, rich in glycosides, potassium, calcium, carotenoids, vitamins of group B and PP, saffron flowers. And the king of vitamin C is lime.
Impaired barrier function
And again the ubiquitous ozone! It oxidizes the lipids in the outer layer of our skin - the main weapon in protecting the dermis. Solar radiation, bad habits and … stress help him in this! It turns out that the habit of being nervous about and without makes not only our psyche more vulnerable, but also our skin.
What can be done?
It's corny, but - less nervous! Stress leads to increased production of the hormone cortisol, a side effect of which is vasoconstriction and impaired oxygen metabolism in cells. By the way, it is worth reassuring yourself not only from the inside (with gentle practices and herbal teas), but also from the outside - using cosmetics with relaxation components.
Sos- peeling without abrasive particles for sensitive skin RÉPONSE DÉLICATE sensibiotic-Peel
By its action, this product is a scrub. But at the same time it is super soft: there are absolutely no granules in the composition, and the effect - opening pores, removing dead cells - is achieved due to the active ingredients: orange ointment, lime water and squeeze from saffron flowers.
The picture of the influence of the city on us and our skin looks scary. But don't sound the alarm! Self-care, competent care and the right helpers will help you neutralize negative influences, leaving only the best in life.
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