Antioxidants & Sun Damage

WHAT CAUSES SUN DAMAGE?

Did you know that 90% of visible aging is caused by environmental damage, and the sun is the number one offender? Yes, UV rays are the root of this damage, and UV induced free radicals are the source of cellular change that lead to hyperpigmentation, fine lines, wrinkles, and skin laxity. Free radicals are molecules with unpaired electrons, which makes them unstable and highly chemically reactive. Inside the skin, free radicals damage cells, their DNA, and other vital cellular components.

The skin has a natural reservoir of antioxidants that neutralizes free radicals before damage is done, but their protective benefits one quickly depleted by exposure to environmental and lifestyle factors such as UV rays, sun-induced free radicals, infrared radiation A (IRA), pollution, alcohol, and cigarette smoke. Antioxidants inhibit the oxidation of other molecules; their destructive effects on skin are prevented.

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PROTECT YOUR SKIN 365 DAYS A YEAR!

ANTIOXIDANTS + SUNSCREEN = COMPLETE PROTECTION

Skin Ceuticals antioxidants are shown to effectively penetrate skin, neutralize damaging free radicals, and promote new collagen synthesis. When used together, an antioxidant and sunscreen provide complete protection against Infrared Radiation A and UV induced photo aging and skin damage. Start protecting your skin today!

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