Wednesday, March 29, 2017Advising consumers

How to manage to take care of aged skin (2/2)

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Skin aging naturally triggers an alteration of the skin quality. As time goes by, the skin gets thinner, fragile, or even dry. Although this skin issue is still not a major concern for the cosmetics industry today, certain products intended for these demanding skins have recently emerged.

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Right now, only two products and one brand offer cosmetics against the tide of anti-aging offerings for people aged over 60. Here, the idea is not to try and remove wrinkles at all costs: comfort and respect of aging epidermises are kings.

Denséal - Avène

Product
The Pierre Fabre Laboratory brand has developed a body cream for dermatoporosis, a skin weakness and thinning syndrome: Denséal is based on hyaluronic acid and retinaldehyde fragments. The two actives act in synergy to increase skin thickness.
Avène has also thought about the product galenics, taking into account the fact that it was intended for elderly people. The brand explains that the Denséal formula is ‘emollient (27%) and very gentle, and that it slides on the skin for an easy, non-traumatizing application, as these are very fragile skins: they can get torn anytime they are stretched.’
For now, Denséal is the only Avène product to have been specially formulated to address aged skin issues. However, the brand ensures the ‘TriXéra Nutrition range is adapted to any skin type, in particular the over-fifties’.’
Price
This body cream is available for €19.10.
Where can I find it?
Denséal can be found in pharmacies and parapharmacies, as …

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