What is the skin barrier and how you should take care of it in a COVID-19 context?
Skin is the interface between the body and the external environment and one of the main routes through which environmental factors and pathogens penetrate the body. The primary role of the skin is to serve as a barrier, protecting our body from potential assault from microorganisms, toxic substances and other external physical, chemical or organic factors. Providing your skin with enough hydration is key to protect it, especially while wearing a face mask or any type of face covering.
The best skincare protocol to strengthen and protect the skin barrier during the COVID-19 period
A skin hydration routine during COVID-19 is essential to keep your skin fortified, hydrated and protected in order to both protect your skin and avoid skin issues induced by a COVID-19 environment (increased stress and mask usage).
Yes, pollution does age your skin - and here's why
Blemishes? Brown spots? Wrinkles? Pollution could be one of the causes. We asked dermatologist Dr. Nina Roos to explain how pollution can age the skin.
Spotlight on a formula including UV-filter up to long UVA
The UV rays we receive everyday are composed by 25% of UVB and 75% of UVA. Besides, UVA are present all year long including long-UVA that we absorb deeply.
Hyaluronic Acid: what is it and how does it benefit your skin?
Beyond hydration to anti-aging, everything you need to know about Hyaluronic Acid and the wonders it does for your skin. The benefits of nature’s exceptional moisturizing ingredient are about to go next-level.
More than moisturizing, hyaluronic acid’s anti-ageing properties go next-level.
Why hydration’s powerhouse Hyaluronic Acid is also an anti-ageing gift to skin?
Hyaluronic Acid, the moisture-binding secret behind skin’s plumpness. Dermatology’s most effective hydrating ingredient. And the ingredient that just keeps delivering. New ways of diffusing it into skin, are pushing its benefits beyond moisturizing. Innovations in treatments and innovations in formulas are heightening the ingredient’s impact to plump out lines. From micro-needles of solidified Hyaluronic Acid to diffuse into the skin’s deeper layer to several forms of it combined for upped efficacy, welcome to Hyaluronic Acid’s next generation.
Did you know your body actually produces hyaluronic acid?
Hyaluronic acid is used as an ingredient in skincare products due to its "unique capacity in retaining water." But did you know that it is also naturally produced by our bodies? Here, we explain the relationship between hyaluronic acid, cutaneous aging and how to improve skin quality through topical application.
3 clay face mask mistakes you might be making
Clay has long been used for its medicinal properties, in particular when it comes to skincare. Studies report that applying certain clays to the skin can help purify, absorb excess oil and refresh the skin's surface, as well as promote the healing of topical blemishes.
However, a number of myths still surround clay face masks. We take a look at the three most common misunderstandings, so that you can get the most out of your mask.
How to beat behavior-related aging
How do our day-to-day behaviors affect skin and what can we do to stave off their effects without making life more complicated? Our skin expert, Patricia Pineau, Scientific communication Director at L’Oréal Research, gives us her tips.
Anti-aging treatments: all you need to know
When you notice little lines appearing, it’s time to take action! Expert Florence Benech, Pharmacist and
L’Oréal Cosmetic active Director for Skincare Development, gives us a comprehensive guide to the latest in anti-aging technology.
Fight end of the day skin fatigue and over-day aging
While your skin may radiate with a healthy glow in the morning, it’s usually a different story by the time evening rolls around. Looking for a way to fight those everyday signs of fatigue that can sap the youthful radiance from your skin? Read on for advice from our expert.
Top 5 anti-aging ingredients: do they live up to the hype?
Active anti-aging ingredients seem to hold the secret of eternal youth. But all these active ingredients can be pretty confusing – so we’ve asked our Vichy expert to explain the top five.
Why you need Mineral 89 Skin Fortifying Daily Booster?
Whatever your age or skin type, Vichy’s Minéral 89 is a great addition to your daily skincare routine. Read up on why you should be making room in your bathroom cabinet for Vichy’s first ultra-hydrating skin booster.
Hyaluronic acid FAQ
What is hyaluronic acid? How does it prevent skin aging? Discover the power of this active property that is naturally present in the skin.