In the section “New Research”, we address new findings and interesting questions on the topics of skincare and skin aging. Dr. Colette C. Camenisch also answers your questions related to the production of care products and takes a close look at their active ingredients. Apart from facial care, what else can we do to combat skin aging?
Catchphrases like “youthful appearance”, “more radiance” or “firmer skin” entice us to buy care products. There are countless products on the market from different providers. All of them promise the perfect solution for your skin. Various creams and serums are meant to give your skin a gentle melting texture, improved tonicity or enhanced elasticity. Each
We all know it: Too much sugar has a considerable negative effect on the bikini figure. But that’s not all. Not only does sugar cause diabetes and increase the risk of heart attack by damaging the coronary arteries (coronary heart disease), it also leads to arteriosclerosis (calcification of the arteries) and damages the joints. But
From the age of 25, the body’s natural production of hyaluronic acid, a sugar molecule, decreases significantly. As a result, the body has a reduced ability to retain moisture. By 50 years of age, the body has only about half the natural supply of hyaluronic acid. Skin loses elasticity and forms wrinkles, eyes are drier,
PEGs, i.e. polyethylene glycols, act as emulsifiers, binding agents and softeners – that is, they improve the consistency of cosmetics and care products. However, PEGs are obtained from petroleum. Creams that contain petroleum or oil-based substances do not nourish the skin, because the oils form a film-like layer on the surface of the skin, and
Apart from regular care, a reasonably well balanced lifestyle, healthy nutrition, fresh air, and protection against too much sunlight and cold also play a part. Poor skin quality, deep wrinkles and gray skin color are, however, more likely to be the result of years of nicotine abuse than of inadequate skin care. For long-term improvement