Leather has been a dermatologist’s favorite brand since founding in the 90s for a good reason. “Born from decades of skin cancer research that led to breakthrough discoveries in antioxidants, SkinCeuticals’ high-performance formulas are concentrated on pure active ingredients and have been proven to optimally penetrate the skin,” advertises the beloved brand of beauty editors. In essence, the company is making science-based skin care more affordable. The brand’s new chemical formula for Sunscreen SkinCeuticals is no exception. Made for normal, oily, dry, as well as For combination skin types, the product is lightweight, has chemical UV filters for maximum protection against immediate sunburn and prolonged sun exposure, and most importantly, it is invisible. Mark, mark, mark each of the boxes.
The chemical UV filters in the product are what makes it so effective and, frankly, swoon-worthy. According to a NYC Board Certified Dermatologist. Hadley King, M.D.unlike mineral sunscreens, which protect your skin from the sun, so it is physically protected. “Chemical sunscreens are made up of chemicals that are absorbed into the skin, where they can absorb ultraviolet rays and create a chemical reaction that turns the ultraviolet rays into heat, and then the heat is released from the skin,” she says. This is because they contain active substances such as avobenzone, octinoxate, octocrylene or homosalate. Exposure to UV light too much can lead to everything from freckles to skin discoloration, hyperpigmentation, fine lines, permanent redness, age spots and even melasma. As it turns out, over ninety percent of the signs of aging are actually sun-related.
Along with chemical UV filters, this product also does multi-tasking. SkinCeuticals Daily Brighten UV Defense Sunscreen SPF 30 contains 1% tranexamic acid to help reduce stubborn pigmentation and even complexion, as well as 2% niacinamide and 7% glycerin for optimal hydration. According to the brand’s clinical trials, “skin is 17 percent smoother and 57 percent hydrated” after use.
Finally, since yes, aesthetics and ease of use do The thing is, the pump bottle sunscreen also brings some bonuses in this section. As a South Asian American with brown combination skin, it took years to find a formula that really does what it promises and blends completely without leaving a residue that, combined with sweat, pills, and rubbing in large lumps on my face, took years. by trial and error. Finding who will do it as well as did not result in a white mask on my skin, it was even more difficult. Because the formula is so light it almost feels like a gel, it absorbs quickly, it actually appears to hydrate your skin, and while it doesn’t appear mattifying, it doesn’t look or feel greasy either. Also, since dermatologists recommend waiting 15 minutes after applying a chemical sunscreen before going out in the sun, since this product is absorbed so quickly, you can set this timer right away. We have tried hundreds of sunscreens over the years and the search is finally over. It’s time to go to the beach and feel confidently protected.