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What is photocorrection?

Sunscreens help to preserve skin beauty and health. But skin should not only be protected during sunny months. That's why photocorrection plays a new important role

15 July 2022

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By now it is a popular belief, especially in Italy, that sunscreen is needed only in hottest months, during its maximum sun exposure period. In reality, UV shields should be evaluated year-round, even for walking around on a foggy day in the city. Basically, an upgrade should be made to our sunscreen imagery, evaluating filters with additional skin benefits. Indeed, there are those who, with summer, perceive their skin to be drier and more dehydrated, uneven, and perhaps with more noticeable wrinkles. After all, our knowledge of how UV rays affect the skin is constantly evolving, requiring innovation even in the sunscreen formulation itself. And the new smart products not only create a protective screen, they also take care of the skin. In fact, to the classic UVA and UVB screens, it is necessary to evaluate formulas that also provide a shield against pollution and smog, preferably with antioxidant properties. And this is where photocorrection comes to play a huge role.

What is photoaging, and why we need an update

Skin photo-aging is mainly caused by exposure to UV rays, but also by environmental pollution, and is one of the main causes of the premature appearance of spots, discolorations and fine lines, which cause the skin to lose tone. There is a remedy for all this, thanks to performance products, to be interpreted as a sunscreen booster.

Let’s evolve from the concept of photoprotection to photocorrection

Think of combining two shields for our skin, one capable of preventing solar damage and one capable of fighting photoaging. This is possible by selecting the new sunscreen generation that, within them, holds valuable active ingredients that, in addition to preventing, correct and heal the skin itself. A good photo corrector, in addition to having high protection, must include an antioxidant complex, chasing away oxidative stress, and an anti-pollution filter, limiting the adhesion of smog and fine dust particles to our skin. The choice of corrective activities within the formulation depends on the one’s skin needs. In case of blemishes, niacinamide can help to minimize the appearance of pores while improving skin tone and evenness. In presence of wrinkles, hyaluronic acid is ideal, a powerful moisturizer that retains moisture in the skin, improving its firmness. Finally, for more impure skin that wants to fight imperfections, salicylic acid is the best ally, which purifies and brightens, smoothing the most superficial layer of the epidermis.

Photoreceptors, however, are no substitute for a complete daily skincare

You should not think of these products as a three-in-one that solves every problem with your skin. Your beauty routine should be your usual one, from cleansing to toner to serum to eye and face cream. Fondamental, in particular, is the choice of serum, with which photoreceptors can have a synergistic effect to fight the signs of photoaging.

Our treatments

Dermamelan

It is a special type of chemical peeling that uses the synergistic action of 5 depigmenting agents, kojic acid, phytic acid, vitamin C, retinol and factor K, to give skin a more youthful appearance.

PRX

PRX chemical peeling is a treatment that exfoliates the skin using a mix of chemical agents, selected for their ability to stimulate cell turnover.

Biorevitalization

Biorevitalization is an injection treatment based on nutrients that stimulate the action of fibroblasts and promote the production of new collagen, which is essential to reduce wrinkles and restore skin elasticity.

Filler

The hyaluronic acid in the filler is a cross-linked hyaluronic acid and depending on the level of cross-linking, it acquires greater density and structure, and consequently a longer absorption time.

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