Do you breathe? That’s the question you should be asking yourself if you’re wondering if the new Lamelle Nourish range will help your skin.
For the official launch of this exciting new skincare range, beauty eds spent a fascinating afternoon involving loads of lovely ‘good skin foods’ listening to the brilliant Dr Bradley Wagemaker, Medical Director at Lamelle Research Laboratories. If biology was your thing in high school, listening to him speak will totally tingle your mitochondria…(steady now).
The range is presented as a comprehensive free radical protection system (read more about those pesky little dudes here) and, essentially, if you breathe oxygen your skin will love it.
Why? Because 2-5% of the oxygen we breathe converts to free radicals, and the more you exercise the more you make! Just when we thought we’d given up on excuses to get off of the couch.
SOOO much research and technology has gone into the creation of this range and believe me if I tried to explain it all to you here you’d be cross-eyed in minutes. So I’ll stick to the important stuff and leave you to google the rest if it tickles your fancy.
Say hello to Lamelle Nourish
I know it’s a little complicated, but it’s so worth understanding how these KEY ingredients do what they do, and why they can benefit your skin:
♥ Astaxanthin is a carotenoid with a strong red/yellow pigment which gives the products their pinky-peach colouring.
Why we love it? It prevents the formation of two enzymes (collagenase and elastase) which basically eat away at all your lovely skin-firming and plumping collagen and elastin after sun exposure.
♥ K5 Sphingolipids control a range of really important cell functions like cell ageing and cell death.
Why we love it? This patented compound increases collagen production by up to 30%!
♥ Pycnogenol is quite simply the best thing ever to come out of France that isn’t Chanel (it’s extracted from the French Maritime Pine Tree).
Why we love it? This baby gives you 8 powerful anti-oxidants that fight all sorts of different battles with free radicals in your skin.
♥ Retinyl Palmitate is the sun protection ingredient together with Avobenzone, which we love because it absorbs both UVA 1 and UVA 2 rays (most sun protection ingredients like Zinc Oxide and Titanium Dioxide only absorb a tiny amount of UVA 2).
So, now that you’re totally convinced and wanting to rush out and cover yourself in this protective range, here’s how to find it and how much it’ll cost. But with all those phenomenal ingredients and free radical fighting power, can you really put a price on protection for your best asset? I think I’ll forgo that pair of shoes I’ve just seen in Woolies for a little anti-oxidant loving this season.
Get it at selected dermatologists, aesthetic doctors and skincare salons or call 011 465 2264.