If your skin has changed a lot lately, seems irritated, and breakouts appear on it, it’s time to think — perhaps it’s all about a broken skin barrier.
The composition of the lipid layer includes free fatty acids (to a greater extent, oleic and linoleic), ceramides (content in the skin up to 50%) and cholesterol. It protects the skin from the penetration of bacteria, retains water and nutrients. In normal condition, the skin looks hydrated, supple and elastic. Fluid loss is minimized and cells function properly.
As a result of the violation of this protective barrier, the following visible problems on the face occur:
— loss of skin elasticity;
— obvious dehydration of the skin;
— dryness of the stratum corneum;
— small wrinkles.
In addition, various bacteria and toxins can enter the skin through the injured lipid layer, which cause such irritations as:
The restoration of the lipid layer must begin with washing. Read in detail the characteristics of your cleanser, perhaps it is the main cause of the destruction of the stratum corneum. All cosmetics that come into contact with the skin should act on the epidermis very gently.
Cleansing foam with ceramides for moisturizing, regenerating and protecting damaged skin cleanses pores from sebum and narrows them, carefully cares for dry skin, reducing sensitivity, smoothes the first wrinkles and gives the skin a healthy, rested look.
To ensure the restoration of the lipid layer, it must be “patched” with something. For this, lipid particles are used both in the form of pure oils, and in combination with other components in the composition of cosmetics.
black currant oil It is famous for its high content of linoleic and gamma-linolenic acids. This oil is part of the therapeutic and preventive preparations, assists in restoring the appearance of dry and aging skin. This tool is a necessary component of anti-aging therapy.
Good hydration of dry skin and limiting the evaporation of moisture through the stratum corneum is another way to restore the epidermal barrier.
Moisturizing Hyaluronic Fluid Face Serum with Vitamin C provides maximum hydration on all epidermal layers, stimulates the work of fibroblasts — cells responsible for youthfulness of the skin, slows down the natural aging process and prevents the formation of wrinkles.
Moisturizing hyaluronic cream for face, neck and décolleté with vitamin C restores the water balance of the skin, smoothes fine wrinkles, restores tone and natural radiance.