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6 treatments with star active ingredients that transform the skin

Vitamin C, retinol, hyaluronic acid, probiotics... The big stars of some of our most popular skincare products and why not your bathroom? We help you choose your next must-have ;-)

The champion of anti-aging: retinol (and its derivatives)

Why we love it: Because retinol acts directly "at the heart of the reactor" of your skin. It stimulates the production of collagen and elastin to give it back plumpness and firmness, it also improves radiance and treats brown spots by acting directly on melanin synthesis.

The star treatment to get started: Luna Sleeping Night Oil Sunday Riley

This is THE treatment that transforms the skin while you recharge the batteries. Wrinkles are reduced, the complexion is radiant, the skin is velvety and the pores appear "photoshopped". The perfect treatment oil to get to know retinol in a soft version.  

Extra tip: Since retinol is already a powerful active ingredient, we pause our fruit acid treatments during our retinol treatment.

The unbeatable on blemishes: glycolic acid

Why we love it: Because it gently exfoliates dead skin cells on the surface of the epidermis, freeing pores from excess sebum that causes pimples. And because this exfoliating molecule is really small, it also sneaks in deeply to have an action on the cellular regeneration (and thus to have an action of prevention anti-age).

Star skincare to get started: Good Genes Glycolic Acid Serum Sunday Riley

It is the champion of (almost) perfect skin texture, the solution in a bottle to be drawn when the skin slips. In addition to the anti-blemish glycolic acid, it also reduces stubborn residual marks. 

Extra Tip: Glycolic acid is quite stimulating, as it exfoliates in a powerful way. So apply it at night for maximum effectiveness!

Good bacteria for sensitive skin: probiotics

Why we love it: Because our skin is enveloped in bacteria that make up a skin flora... more or less healthy! One can thus help its skin to constitute "a new army" of good protective bacteria using probiotics, to finally not see red any more!

The star treatment to get started: CBD Super Serum + Probiotics Aurelia London

While we're at it, we might as well go for the gold standard in probiotic-based skincare with this serum. Combining the purity of CBD crystals with probiotics, its anti-inflammatory and rebalancing action instantly calms sensitive skin. Really bluffing.

The universal "beautiful skin" cocktail: antioxidants

Why we love it: Because antioxidants protect us from the evil of the century: free radicals (generated in particular by pollution). Premature skin aging, dull complexion, imperfections and even spots... Antioxidants play the "super protectors" to mitigate all these inconveniences.

The dietary supplement you must try : The Essential Skin Combeau

Red algae, acerola, melon... 2 capsules per day are enough to protect the skin from pollution and UV damage, while slowing down the signs of aging and boosting hydration from the inside thanks to another star ingredient, hyaluronic acid ;-)

The wonder of plumping: hyaluronic acid 

Why we love it: Because hyaluronic acid is a molecule already present in your skin and it is precisely it, the great guarantor of its hydration. The problem is that its production decreases with time. Fortunately, we can give it a hand ;-)

The star treatment to get started: Fondamental Plumping Serum Patyka

With its universal featherweight texture, it delights mature skin thanks to hyaluronic acid that plumps up wrinkles and fine lines, while boosting collagen and elastin production... and replenishing the skin with water! Bonus? Sensitive skin loves it!

The great gifted on shine and spots: vitamin C

Why we love it: A real antioxidant shield, it protects the skin from external aggressions responsible for dull complexion (pollution, excessive UV, tobacco...), which can also cause pigmentation spots. Very fragile, always choose it in a stabilized form!

The star treatment to get started : C.E.O. 15% Vitamin C Brightening Serum Sunday Riley

This serum is a safe bet thanks to its high concentration of stabilized vitamin C: top for boosting radiance and even reducing spots by inhibiting pigmentation. We're also a fan of its action on pores, which it tightens! 

The extra tip: vitamin C is the morning's active ingredient par excellence! In fact, its powerful anti-oxidant properties provide the skin with a protective shield for the entire day.

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