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WORKING WITH THE SUN AND NOT AGAINST IT

4 DIFFERENT SKIN TYPES

 

NORMAL SKIN.

Tans quickly and rarely burns.
Generally olive complexion.

 

SENSITIVE SKIN.

Burns more quickly than it tans.
Generally fair to pale and goes red easily like of young children's.

INTOLERANT SKIN.

Reacts abnormally when exposed to the sun:
redness, burning sensation and discomfort.

HIGHLY REACTIVE SKIN.

Skin which has been affected by medical or hormonal treatments, pregnant women, scar tissue and brown patches (pigmentation), etc.

ESTHEDERM'S APPROACH TO THE SUN
IS BASED ON 6 KEY CONVICTIONS

 

 

OVEREXPOSURE TO THE SUN, JUST LIKE UNDEREXPOSURE, IS DANGEROUS

Sun is essential to life because of its heat, its light, its ability to synthesize vitamin D and its natural "anti-depressant" action.

SKIN SHOULD ADAPT TO THE SUN RATHER THAN BE OVERPROTECTED

Overprotecting the skin by applying maximum strength sunscreens hinders the skin's natural ability to adapt the sun. INSTITUT ESTHEDERM sun care products teach the skin to adapt to the sun by stimulating its natural self-defenses.

TANNING IS THE BEST PROTECTION

Tanning is the skin's natural self-defense system. Melanin, the colored pigment responsible for tanning, also has exceptional UV and free radical absorption properties.

TANNING PROTECTS THE SKIN

Tanning is a natural reaction and the skin's way of preventing sunburn. Photo Cellular Care products neutralize the sun's negative impact while stimulating the skin's natural capacity for self-defense i.e. tanning.

 

EVERYONE SHOULD BE ABLE TO ENJOY THE SUN

Our expertise in skin biology helps re-educate even the most sensitive skin and normalize its reactions to sunlight by gradually boosting its tolerance to increased exposure.

SPF IS NOT AN ADEQUATE INDICATOR

The SPF index measures the risk of sunburn without taking into account photo-aging and photo-sensitivity. Institut Esthederm's innovative rejuvenating Photo Cellular Care products protect the skin above and beyond the SPF index as well as preventing photo-aging and controlling inflammation.


4 LEVELS OF SUN INTENSITY

 

LOW
SUN

NORMAL TO STRONG SUN

EXTREME
SUN

ALL
SUN

NO
SUN



Springtime,
short exposure.
Summer,
exposure
before 12:00 pm and after 2:00 pm.
High mountains,
tropics,
boating,
extended exposure.
All seasons,
all exposure,
high mountains,
tropics.
Extreme sun that must be blocked during extended exposure.




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