Remember when Sharon Stone said that expression lines were sexy? Wisdom had spoken. It seems that men even find it attractive because it proves th...Read more
Remember when Sharon Stone said that expression lines were sexy? Wisdom had spoken. It seems that men even find it attractive because it proves that we are authentic and capable of welcoming emotions.
Mature skin can be fresh and radiant if you take care of it. We can even continue to put makeup on it if we like to enhance its bloom.
However, we hate our wrinkles. They are synonymous of passing time. They can give us anxieties. They make us think about the end. Some mornings, when we are upset and not awake, they make us harder and sadder. As if our face was falling like the branches of some weeping willows.
Let's stop this melodrama right now. Let's be positive. Of course, wrinkles are a natural phenomenon of aging. It is unavoidable. But we can act on its process and its expression. There are indeed different types of wrinkles and depending on their nature and depth, there are several areas of action available to us.
You want to ensure the longevity of your facial skin and minimize the marks of time? Read our article.
You will understand why facial skin ages and, above all, how you can intervene. Hygiene of life and anti-aging creams Saeve in the bathroom, we provide you with all the information to remain serene without consuming botox!
What are wrinkles and how do they form?
To fully understand what happens with wrinkles, you must first understand the skin’s structure.
You've certainly been taught that the skin is made up of 3 layers. From the deepest to the most superficial, we have the hypodermis, the dermis and the epidermis.
The dermis is made up of connective tissue. We also have it around each of our bones and organs. This tissue has a high density. When you look at it under the microscope, it is wonderful. We see a more or less dense mesh of collagen and elastin fibers, filled with a nourishing liquid, the matrix, composed of water, proteins and carbohydrate molecules, including hyaluronic acid.
Over time, the density of the mesh changes due to a lack of nutrients and a slower cell renewal. This creates cracks and breaks in the fibers, the repercussions of which can be seen on the surface of the skin through the epidermis.
From this, small furrows and sags are created, which are called "wrinkles".
Why does my skin age?
Genetics plays an important role in our anti-aging heritage. However, this factor does not seem to be very important. However, there are other internal factors on which we can just let go:
- The hormonal factor
In women, this is a major subject of skin modification. Hormones influence the quality of our skin throughout our lives, such as during adolescence or pregnancy. But as we age, our bodies are less likely to produce estrogen. These female sex hormones play an important role in the elasticity and hydration of the skin, hair and nails. Estrogen maintains the production of collagen and elastin by the skin. In women, hormonal production decreases from the age of 25 and drops significantly around the age of 45.
- Cell division
When we constantly use the same device, these components wear out or become fragile. It is exactly the same with our cells. As we age, the necessary materials and processes for cell division and replication are missing. The DNA itself becomes damaged by the amount of division and wear and tear on the extremities of chromosomes, called telomeres. With this in mind, don't forget that our facial skin products contain our Immunox® patent. This synergy combines fresh organic birch sap and organic chaga, the mushroom of immortality. Our Immunox® patent has been scientifically proven to protect cellular DNA and mitochondria, the little powerhouses of cells.
Are all wrinkles the same?
Obviously, there is an evolution in the appearance of ageing on the skin of the face. Fortunately for us, things happen slowly and gradually.
The first signs of ageing are seen on the areas where the skin is thinner. The eyes are often the first to be affected, with the appearance of dark circles and fine lines often due to dehydration. The skin is squared with small lines that are commonly called fine lines. They are easy to spot.
With time, life's events and emotions, expression lines settle in to give a real relief to our face. They make us human and alive. Don't be afraid of them, they are your personality. Lion's wrinkles, forehead creases, corners of the mouth, all these wrinkles are formed by daily use of the muscles of our face. This is how we recognize happy women 😉
Static wrinkles are those whose fold is marked and seems deep. It is necessary to know that their appearance is a sign that the evil is in depth. The supporting materials are completely altered. They are therefore irremediably installed.
What can I do to minimize the effects of time on my facial skin?
There are dozens of small things you can do every day to preserve your youth and delay the effects of aging:
As we explained in our post on night creams, sleep repairs and regenerates. If you go to bed late and you don't sleep well, your skin doesn't renew its cells properly. So, it's simple, go to sleep!
- Tobacco, pollution and pesticides
Skin that is clogged with multiple toxins is also less likely to renew itself. The body has the natural ability to eliminate. Unless you add a bunch of extra parasites, such as pollution particles and outside smoke, which are invisible enemies! Think No Tox rather than Detox. And if it's unavoidable, think Detox Officinale, which will revive the radiance of your complexion and depollute your skin altered by external aggressions...
- The sun: No real surprise.
We know that prolonged exposure to the sun directly impacts the skin's cellular DNA. Clearly, not only do the cells slow down their multiplication, but they can even stop doing so. As for the phenomenon of dehydration, it is more than obvious. Hats, umbrellas, sunglasses and protective creams count among your basic weapons...
- Sugar: Do you know the phenomenon of glycation?
It is when sugar molecules attach to proteins. Well, it's the same for your skin. Glucose attaches to collagen and hardens it. And collagen and elastin stick together and become more rigid. The skin sags, becomes flabby and the ptosis of the face is even more favorable. We encourage you to have a reasonable consumption of fast sugars and to favor slow-digesting foods.
What about Saeve's anti-aging barrier gestures?
Before the age of 35, you can start doing specific zoning. We have an unstoppable and innovative weapon for dark circles and lips. Do you know the Lifting Eye and Lip Contour Care from our Lift Pinaster line?
With its cold-effect applicator, this little wonder with a concentrated, unscented formula will correct the signs of aging around the eyes and lips. With its 3-in-1 power, this lifting care will act on installed wrinkles, firm the skin and relax the eyes by reducing bags and dark circles. The skin is plumped up and fine lines are filled in, as if by magic.
- Daily cleansing
It is imperative that your skin is clean and free of all residue and dead cells. Our Skin Perfecting Whitening Foam Perfect Pisum is the cleanser of the situation. It exfoliates, soothes and brightens thanks to titrated pea extracts, which have lightening and pigmentary spot correcting properties.
- The unbelievable mask
The moisturizing mask could be a no-brainer. However, we have even more convincing on hand: the Intense Detox Mask. This mask is a perfect for delicate skins, and it releases the nasty pollutants we mentioned earlier. Say goodbye to free radicals! Make way for light and healthy cell regeneration thanks to Dandelion.
- Saeve anti-aging care
The Lift Pinaster line is a natural rejuvenation treatment. Its Garden Next Door ingredient is the Maritime Pine, rich in stabilized polyphenols called OPC. These have the particularity of binding to collagen fibers to prevent their oxidation and inflammation. Thus, their integrity is protected.
As a bonus, fragmented plant hyaluronic acid has been added for better penetration into the lower layers of the epidermis to fill in wrinkles from the inside. And to complete this nutritious cocktail, we added tripeptides to densify the skin.
These fabulously rejuvenating little gems are found in the line's flagship products: the Firming Anti-Aging Botanical Serum and the Redensifying Night Cream, which are so softly textured and generously relaxing.
And never forget to treat your throat, neck and bust as well!
We love and adore makeup... What a joy to highlight your mouth with a beautiful lipstick. Or to get a Sophia Loren-like doe eye... Progress has ...Read more
We love and adore makeup... What a joy to highlight your mouth with a beautiful lipstick. Or to get a Sophia Loren-like doe eye...
Progress has allowed us to enjoy new complexion products that are thinner and lighter, with natural results. We can use primers and finishing powders to ensure a velvety skin texture. Textures, scents, fixation, everything is constantly studied to make our lives easier.
However, beautiful makeup can go bad if your skin is not maintained. It's a bit like the analogy we'll make with a nice wallpaper. If the walls have not been sanitized and prepared beforehand, the wallpaper will not take well, will wrinkle and may even look bad.
The same goes for your skin. The better you take care of it, the better your makeup will look. It won't run into fine lines, it won't turn brown and will stay stable.
So today, we have decided to remind you of the perfect skin care routine to adopt every morning before you put on your makeup; so that your time spent enhancing your beauty is crowned with success.
The perfect makeup routine, it's now.
1 - Cleansing for flawless makeup?
The interest of cleansing has a double function. The first thing to do in the morning to start your routine is to clean your face. During the night, your skin has done its work of cell renewal. There are therefore small dead skins on the surface. Your sebum has also drained the toxins.
It is therefore unthinkable to imagine applying makeup directly without having taken care to rid the skin of the "waste" it has been working to eliminate. Not only would your skin texture be too thick, but there would be risks of creating occlusions of your seborrheic canals. Imperfections would be bound to appear.
And then, in fact, if you wear makeup every day, it is imperative to remove it at night. Even if cosmetics manufacturers are increasingly careful to offer products that are light in both composition and texture, makeup can clog your pores over time. So, if you're a makeup enthusiast, remove your makeup every night and cleanse your skin every morning.
Choose a simple, gentle cleanser for all skin types like our Hydra Malva Makeup Removal Cleansing Gel, which will do its job gently, but properly.
And to complete the cleansing, use our Hydrating Micellar Water from the same line with pure hyaluronic acid, which helps rehydrate the skin. Makeup dries out the skin. Speaking of cleansing, don't forget to flush your makeup brushes with water at least twice a week. A tip? Use your daily shower to soap your brushes. No need for specific products. Your shower gel is more than enough. By the way, have you ever tried our two shower gels?
2 - Intense hydration for thinner skin
As we said before, it goes without saying that makeup can tend to dry out the skin. All powder products such as illuminators, blushes and eyeshadows will inevitably absorb water from your pores. So no makeup without taking care to moisturize your skin at least: serum and cream are mandatory.
But it's even more important for the thin skin of your face. For example, the thinness of dark circles, which has no hypodermis. Therefore, the skin of the dark circles is thinner, more fragile and prone to dehydration, especially as you get older. Imagine the disappointment, after spending time working on your complexion, if two colored and streaked dark circles look back at you in the mirror.
The same is true for the contour of the mouth. As long as you smoke, are in overheated environments, and forget to drink regularly, fine lines appear. This is how lipstick gets into creases and gives the impression that you have applied it incorrectly.
Moisturizing and filling are the work of our Lift Pinaster Lifting Eye and Lip Contour Care, which nourishes and smoothes these fragile tissues thanks to extracts of Maritime Pine. It boosts the formation of collagen and natural hyaluronic acid.
No application of concealer or lipstick without prior deep moisturizing for a star result.
3 - Give your skin a detox, a routine not to be forgotten
If you are a Beauty passionate and you wear makeup every day, we advise you to detox your skin regularly. Makeup, but also fatigue, stress and pollution tend to make our face grey due to an excess of toxic substances and dead skin. A gray face means a denatured makeup.
We therefore suggest 2 solutions:
- Every week, practice an Detox Officinale Intense Detoxifying Mask. It contains extracts of Dandelion . We have already written about all its benefits here. This mask has the particularity of emulsifying in 3 phases: an aqueous, an oily and a milky one to allow to get rid of the impurities in depth.
- And from time to time, treat your skin for a 3-week program of the Detox Anti-oxidant Ritual. In this box, you will find our Detoxifying Antioxidant Shield Botanical Serum and our Multi-Defense Detoxifying Cream SPF30, accompanied by the mask mentioned above as a gift. During this treatment, why not decide to avoid wearing makeup, in order to complete the detox process.
4 - Professional tips in addition to a care routine
As you can see, to make your makeup look its best, it is imperative to take care of your skin every day. Have an impeccable beauty routine. Give yourself this imperative to be even more beautiful. On your skin, your makeup will be even more harmonious and luminous.
However, we have decided to give you two beauty care tips. The lighter your makeup is, the more it will blend in, the more perfect it will be. Makeup should be noticed, but not imposed on the face.
It is possible to create your day cream at home. Simply mix a dab of your moisturizing day cream with a bit of your tinted concealer with a brush. The finish is extremely light, melts on the face and gives a very natural look. For every day, it's perfect. And for the Make-up Artist who can't go out on the weekend without being primed, it's a great solution to blur the complexion without being too much.
You may not know this pro makeup artist's tip for applying blush yet. On your hand, apply two drops of Hydra Malva 24 Hour Soothing Moisturizing Botanical Serum. Then, use your brush to pick up some powder blush. Gently rub the brush loaded with pigments over the serum. Finally, apply your blush by gently brushing your cheekbones. Fresh effect guaranteed. This tip is especially great at the end of the day, if you have to go out but can't get back home meanwhile. It will bring back a healthy glow thanks to the hyaluronic acid for the whole evening and cheeks of young girls.
Just because you love makeup doesn't mean it has to be your enemy. Makeup doesn't have to cause pimples or dull your complexion. On the contrary, it is there to magnify your face.
Let the pink rise to your cheeks, thanks to us!
On your masks, ready? COCOONING! Because each skin has its own moods, we have created a collection of masks to meet them all! What is multimask...Read more
On your masks, ready? COCOONING!
Because each skin has its own moods, we have created a collection of masks to meet them all!
What is multimasking?
This treatment technique which comes straight from Asia has completely conquered the French market. It is the gesture to adopt to get your skin back in shape. It is a brand-new method to take care of your pretty face and to apprehend a much more adapted and personalized routine. Multimasking consists of applying several masks on different areas of the face according to your needs (the art of simply putting the right mask in the right place): dry to sensitive cheeks, a rather mixed to oily T-zone and an eye contour. But also, as you know, the skin changes according to the periods of our lives: climatic conditions, moments of stress...
Saeve's tips: for a more professional application and for greater precision when applying the mask, use a brush!
A single watchword: listen to your skin 😉
Our face masks, a must-have treatment
With its wonderful fragrance and its creamy and delicious texture, the Soothing Rehydrating Infusion Mask from our Hydra Malva line takes care of all skin types, even the most sensitive. Thanks to its highly moisturizing active ingredients of fresh organic Birch sap, its titrated extract of Mallow and hyaluronic acid of plant origin, the skin is full of water and immediately softer. It recharges your skin with water for 24 hours, plumps it up, and soothes it durably while nourishing it.
Its little bonus: it reduces the signs of fatigue and reveals a radiant complexion. Deeply replenished, the skin is revitalized and plumper. A real hydration bath!
For a detoxified skin, the Intense Detoxifying Mask
Rid your face of impurities and pollution particles with this incredible 3-texture mask! Ultra-active, it turns from a gel when applied, into a massage oil, then into a milk when rinsed to free the skin from pollutants and refine its texture. Composed of 96% of natural ingredients, this mask is formulated from depolluting and detoxifying titrated extract of Dandelion, fresh Sap of organic Birch moisturizing and sweet almond emollient oil. From the first use, your skin reveals an incomparable radiance and signs of fatigue are reduced.
In just a few minutes, say goodbye to a grey complexion and hello to a radiant complexion!
For a new skin effect in 10 minutes, the Instant Radiance Peeling Mask
If you have skin lacking radiance and an irregular complexion, this mask is for you! This effective yet gentle peel transforms the skin's texture in just 10 minutes! Formulated with highly moisturizing fresh organic Birch sap, radiance-activating Pea extract, and gentle retexturizing AHAs, your skin looks softer, feels smoother, and your skin texture is refined. A little pea for you, a big step for your skin!
For a moment of purity, the Purifying 2-in-1 Exfoliating Mask
In just 10 minutes, this micro-exfoliating mask leaves your skin smooth and flawless! Composed of 87% of natural ingredients and rich in fine clays, its titrated pink grapefruit extract purifies deeply, and its incredible wood pulp microbeads retexturize the skin's surface while unclogging pores. Freed from impurities and excess sebum, the skin is clear, and its texture is refined. The mask will quickly become your secret weapon for a perfect skin!
Which multimasking is right for my skin?
Dry and sensitive skin, mixt, with some imperfections, or all at once? Here are some tips from the Saeve team according to your own needs, among the thousands of combinations with our 4 masks!
Your skin looks tired, and your complexion is increasingly dull: it's a sign that you need some vacation, isn't it? Whatever happens, you want to give your skin a boost, a glow, so here is the multimasking routine we suggest:
- On the T-Zone, opt for the Purifying 2-in-1 Exfoliating Mask to tighten pores, refine and smooth your skin texture.
- On the cheeks, go for the Instant Radiance Peeling Mask to take advantage of its gentle peeling action to exfoliate your skin.
The perfect combo, believe us!
Objective zero shine!
Your skin suffers the consequences of your daily life: periods of intense stress, imperfections and tightness due to mascara, dryness due to climate change... it is determined to get her own way! Your skin is therefore mixed but sensitive at the same time. Here is what we suggest to reduce your shine, regulate your sebum production and revive your complexion:
- On the forehead and cheeks, as these are areas that tend to be oily and prone to imperfections, opt for our Purifying 2-in-1 Exfoliating Mask to say goodbye to shine.
- On the nose, choose our Intense Detoxifying Mask to free the skin of pollutants, refine its texture and eliminate signs of fatigue, while reducing the appearance of pores. From the first application, the skin is immediately purified and detoxified. Softer, more supple with a fresh and instantly brighter complexion, the skin is visibly transformed.
- On the chin, use the Instant Radiance Peeling Mask. Enriched with AHA, it transforms the skin's texture by exfoliating, smoothing and refining its texture, for a new skin effect. On top of that, its powerful formula eclipses skin irregularities by reducing the appearance of spots and pores. Clearly, it's the ideal botanical solution to regain a true baby's skin. Clean even up close, the skin is incredibly softer and looks regenerated. The complexion is awakened, unified and instantly luminous.
Objective detox hydration bath!
Yes, you probably already know this, but some areas of the face need special attention as they are more sensitive and more prone to dryness! Do you want to moisturize and detoxify your skin at the same time? With Saeve's extraordinary masks, it's possible. We've got just the thing for you!
- On the T-Zone, choose the Intense Detoxifying Mask, rich in antioxidants to fight against the effects of stress and regain a luminous skin! With it, your skin is immediately purified and detoxified. It also reduces signs of fatigue..
- On the cheeks, use the Soothing Rehydrating Infusion Mask. A true hydration bath. It recharges the skin with water to intensely moisturize and durably soothe it while nourishing it. As a bonus, it reduces signs of fatigue and reveals a radiant complexion. Dehydration lines and wrinkles are smoothed out.
Tips from the Saeve team:
- Apply the masks on a clean and perfectly cleansed skin beforehand. You can try our makeup remover or cleanser depending on the needs of your pretty face.
- Use a brush to apply the treatment as precisely as possible and to control the areas you wish to treat.
- Leave the masks on for 10 to 15 minutes and then rinse thoroughly with water. Avoid contact with the eyes.
The famous French writer Guy de Maupassant once described Spring with the following words: "When the first beautiful days arrive, when the earth...Read more
The famous French writer Guy de Maupassant once described Spring with the following words: "When the first beautiful days arrive, when the earth awakens and turns green [...], we have vague desires for undefined happiness, desires to run, to go by chance, to seek adventure, to drink spring. The winter having been very hard last year, this need to blossom was, in May, like an intoxication that invaded me, a burst of overflowing sap. "1
It is with the same enthusiasm that we present to you today our Re-Hydrating Soothing Face Mist. An ode to Auvergne nature, between the desire to drink Spring, the Volcanoes' Spring Water and the rising sap of our dear shimmering Birches.
There are facial care products that could be considered too humble, even superfluous. Our Mist is the perfect combination of all of Saeve's values, and it's far from being without effect. In this bottle are two jewels of nature, simple in appearance, but so powerful in their essence.
Fresh organic Birch Sap is one of the key ingredients in our products. No facial care product fails to call upon the strength of the sap and all its power, for our greatest well-being. Source Water from Auvergne volcanoes is the icing on the cake; the Earth element that finally completes our panel of beneficial ingredients.
Two nourishing liquids mixed in a bottle to create the purest and richest of dews proposed for the beauty of the skin.
Today, it is with great pride that we present our Re-Hydrating Soothing Facial Mist.
A face mist with the best intentions
We no longer need to introduce you to Saeve's star ingredient: fresh organic Birch Sap. It is the spearhead of the brand. All our good intentions started from there. Pauline Bony, the brand's founder, was the first to develop cosmetic products based on this magical ingredient that she has used since childhood.
It is her family heritage that she shares with us. As a child, she witnessed the beauty and well-being of the women of her family, who all used Birch Sap to help with various health problems. It is a concentrate of active and bioavailable nutrients of incredible purity, which heals joint pain, and brings finesse and whiteness to the skin, strength and vitality.
For Pauline, there was no better signature to imagine a complete range of care products based on her deep identity and values. Saeve is above all a love story for her roots and ancestors.
Pauline is originally from Auvergne. This land of France has a thousand beauties and treasures that rest in a natural setting preserved from pollution and far from the tumult of cities. Auvergne is a volcanic land rich in minerals and trace elements. More than a hundred springs irrigate this land. It was therefore obvious to fill our Mist with the waters of the Montpensier Spring.
Why is Saeve's Re-Hydrating Soothing Mist so interesting?
We can already highlight the large quantity of minerals and trace elements available in our facial mist. In particular, it contains Zinc, which is known to support the proper functioning of the immune system, but also for its antiseptic and antibacterial action on the skin.
Our Mist has a remarkable effectiveness on the problems related to acne, in particular with the port of the mask. Pimples rage under this occlusive mask that also heats up dry and irritable skin.
Its magnesium content calms skin inflammation and provides immediate relief for the skin. Even the most sensitive skin can use the beneficial micro-droplets of our Mist.
How to use Saeve Re-Hydrating Soothing Mist?
It can be used at any time of the day. It immediately soothes the discomfort of dry or dehydrated skin.
It can be applied over makeup for a new, plumped-up skin effect. There's no need to dab it on to absorb it, so there's no risk of ruining your makeup.
It reduces the dryness caused by hard water on the skin. Do not hesitate to spray your face after the shower. In the same way, it can accompany the men to calm the skin after the fire of shaving.
Korean women, skin care specialists in Asia, will tell you: water is a conductor of active ingredients. In fact, the Seven Skin Method was invented there. This consists of spraying a tonic water on the face 7 times before applying the skin care routine in order to improve its efficiency.
In any case, they recommend applying a spray of water on the face before using a serum with hyaluronic acid. This molecule captures water to maintain the density of the facial skin. Thus, our Mist can perfectly allow to support the effectiveness of serums, like our Botanical Serum Hydrating 24h Soothing for dehydrated skin or our Botanical Serum Anti-Aging Firming for advanced-age skin, just to name a few.
As you can see, our Re-Hydrating Soothing Mist is much more than just a refreshing spray. It's an ally of choice for skin beauty and general well-being.
It is an undeniable fact that we are all, men and women alike, exposed to the risk of developing brown spots on the face during our lifetime.
We don't really think about it when we are young, and our complexion is not marked. We expose ourselves to the sun without protecting ourselves, we invest all our efforts to come back from vacation with a tanned body, we expose ourselves to UV rays while we have small pimples thinking that this will help them disappear... And then one day, from the age of 35 onwards on average, we see brown spots appear. For men, they tend to be deposited on the edges of the face. For women, they are more disparate and can even cover the entire face, especially during pregnancy.
Depending on the severity of the situation, some manage to live with it. For others, the spots are so present that going out without makeup is out of the question, even in summer.
But what are brown spots? Why and how do they disturb the harmony of our complexion? Can we really remedy this problem?
In this post, we explain how to prevent brown spots and how to act in two steps to regain a beautiful, luminous and harmonious complexion.
What are brown spots?
Brown spots are the result of an overproduction of melanin, the pigment that gives our skin its natural color. It is the combination of amino acids, notably L-dopa and tyrosine. Tyrosine is also involved in the functioning of our thyroid gland.
With normal or moderate exposure to the sun, the melanocyte, the cell that produces melanin, will activate to allow this pigment to protect our skin from free radicals and preserve our cellular DNA. This biological phenomenon is called melanogenesis, specifically orchestrated by an activating enzyme: tyrosinase. When necessary, tyrosinase activates the tyrosine present in melanosomes and transforms it into melanin.
But then, why does this process become deleterious sometimes? There are two situations in which melanogenesis gets out of control. The first concerns pigment overproduction. The second is a dysfunction of the melanocyte.
• Sun exposure
This is typically the time when everything can lead to brown spots. Exposure to the sun must be done gradually. You must also apply creams that will help shield the sun's rays and its oxidative stress. If this is not the case, the skin will do its job and will cause an overproduction of pigments that can stain the skin of our face.
Sometimes people think that the sun can reduce the appearance of acne. However, this illusion only exists for the duration of a summer and the budding starts again in September. But there's worse. When you have pimples, you may tend to break them out, which creates micro-lesions that are conducive to the generation of brown spots. Let's insist on the use of anti-acne products that are not adapted or too abrasive. The skin's vulnerability is even greater and so is the risk of marks. If you have some blemishes, treat them with gentle products like those of our Pur Paradisi purifying and anti-blemish range.
• Hormonal treatments
The causal link between hormonal or contraceptive treatments and brown spots on the face has been proved. Hormones have a great influence on the skin's harmony. Women notice this particularly when they are pregnant, with the appearance of melasma or pregnancy mask, which blurs the complexion. Estrogens and progesterone’s will modify the nature of the melanocyte by activating melanin. If you are concerned, be extremely careful about your exposure to the sun. Consult your gynecologist or midwife to discuss this.
• Medication treatments
Some treatments, especially chemotherapy, will affect the functioning of the cell and create greater photosensitivity. Do not stop your treatments, but be more vigilant during periods of sun exposure, and moisturize and nourish your skin as much as possible.
Fighting the appearance of brown spots during the day
No matter how many spots your face has right now, there are two ways to fight them. During the day or at night, care intentions for the spots on the face are not the same.
During the day, it is important to avoid feeding the problem. We fight against the existing spots, and we do everything possible to reject the external causes that could create others.
• The first shield: the Perfect Pisum Whitening Anti-Spot Botanical Serum
This serum is a real cellular protector against oxidative stress, the effects of aging and reactions specific to photosensitivity.
It contains the following active ingredients:
- Our Immunox® patent: The flagship active ingredient of our Saeve products, our complex, composed of fresh organic Birch Sap and organic Chaga, stops more than 90% of the generation of free radicals and protects our cellular DNA to more than 70%.
- Antioxidants capable of limiting the action of tyrosinase and the production of melanin: titrated Pea extracts.
- Encapsulated Oxyresveratrol of White Mulberry also modulates the action of tyrosinase.
- Super-powerful Vitamin C, antioxidant and protective, with the virtues anti-stain and of cellular regeneration.
• Second shield: the Detox Officinale Multi-Defense Detoxifying Cream SPF30
With this cream, the idea is to deploy the means of anti-free radical defense in particular by protecting the skin from UV rays and pollution.
This effective cream contains the following ingredients:
- Unsurprisingly, we put a good dose of our Immunox® patent in it.
- The titrated extracts of Dandelion are our best friends. They allow to clean up our little cells in contact with external toxins.
- The encapsulated Apple Phloretin actively fights against free radicals through its antioxidant action.
Work in depth on brown spots at night
While during the day, we protect, at night, we treat brown spots in depth and boost cell renewal to make way to a new skin.
To do this, we suggest another beneficial elixir, our Perfect Pisum Whitening Micropeel Botanical Night Serum. Its application will allow a soft micro-exfoliation, without aggressive reaction on the skin, in order to optimize the regeneration of the latter. Brightening and light return in force on the complexion.
This wonderful serum contains:
- The ultra-antioxidant Immunox® patent to help you in the process of cellular regeneration, thanks to the richness of natural nutrients of fresh organic Birch sap.
- Fruit acids (AHA) to activate a gentle micro-peeling.
- Our radiance enhancers, titrated Pea extracts.
- Nourishing encapsulated Yeast extracts to promote optimal tissue renewal. If the arrival of brown spots on the face is unavoidable, it is no less certain that we have beautiful natural solutions to help you. We invite you to read the testimonials of women who have seen their complexion brighten up thanks to our products one fine morning.
You may be on the verge of going to a plastic surgeon for injections or a blepharoplasty. You're starting to lose your sense of self, and the mere...Read more
You may be on the verge of going to a plastic surgeon for injections or a blepharoplasty. You're starting to lose your sense of self, and the mere sight of your face in the mirror makes you look glum.
It's not so much getting older that's difficult; it's the way things goes, and you know it. It's more the way it manifests itself that is painful. And then, in your head, you are still young!
How can you fight your wrinkles without assaulting or traumatizing your skin?
The anti-wrinkle solution lies in the synergy between these two trees to serve your facial skin, fight against its aging and work directly on its structure and collagen production.
this new post, we explain all about the richness of the Maritime Pine and give you some anti-wrinkle tips.
Who said that getting older means fading? Certainly not us! We love to see you looking beautiful and fulfilled throughout your life.
1 – The fatal anti-wrinkle weapon, Maritime Pine extract
The extract of Maritime Pine or Landes Pine extract is more often known under the name of Pycnogenol.
The virtues of the Maritime Pine were discovered during Jacques Cartier's explorations of the Americas in the 16th century. As he noted everything, he reported that infusions of maritime pine bark had saved his crews from scurvy, a disease caused by a lack of vitamin C.
Since then, the Maritime Pine has been the subject of much scientific research, and it has been found that its extract contains an incredible mixture of antioxidants.
By ingestion, it can:
• Help the cardiovascular system by supporting the proper functioning of the heart
• Alleviate articulation discomfort and help the osteo-articular system function properly thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties
• Contribute to the ocular well-being thanks to its carotenoid content
And for the skin, it also does wonders:
• It participates in the production of nitric oxide, which promotes microcirculation
• It acts on collagen and elastin degradation factors to preserve these precious materials
• It supports the production of natural collagen
• It takes part in the fight against free radicals and is extremely helpful in case of sunburn
But externally, you may ask, is it as effective?
The answer is yes! The flavonoids present in the extract of Maritime Pine will provide the skin with complete protection, particularly against facial wrinkles and skin aging. Victory is ours!
2 – Intense hydration for thinner skin
• Beware of sugars
The sugars in the food you eat will attach to the proteins and change the molecular structure of the food by breaking down the proteins. Collagen being a protein, we can imagine that it is the same for your skin.
• Exit pollutants : tobacco, alcohol, sun
• Regular facial massage, the ultimate boost
These methods allowed us to understand the importance of soliciting the face by gentle but deep touches on specific points. They help to unclog facial tissues, activate elimination and drainage, and boost microcirculation. They also have an anti-wrinkle function: facial muscle tension will tend to encourage the creation of wrinkles. Even if you can never get a deep massage like a professional, you can take the time to smooth out your face every day.
3 – Saeve and its Lift Pinaster line
If we told you about this marvelous Maritime Pine extract, it's mainly because we had the idea of combining it with our Immunox® patent in four of our products.
Let's do it again because it's been a long time since we've done an update on it.
Immunox® is our signature complex:
• Fresh organic Birch sap, a real bath of youth thanks to its detoxifying and regenerating action
• Organic Chaga, also called "mushroom of immortality", whose action of cellular protection has been tested many times in our laboratory
Our synergy has benefited from more than 115 tests and scientific studies. They have demonstrated the activity of the Immunox® patent on the three stages of the skin's life:
• On its past, the Immunox® complex allows to work on the restoration of the mitochondrial DNA damaged during the day. A stable mitochondrial DNA means a cell in good shape. Protection and repair go together.
• On its present, the Immunox® patent acts against oxidative stress and enemy free radicals
• On its future, the organic Birch sap and the organic Chaga modulate the immune response of the skin to accompany it in its next fights
In Lift Pinaster, we've added Maritime Pine extract as well. Can you imagine? Cellular restoration, oxidative lull, collagen and elastin protection. Have we found the anti-aging solution that is as gentle as it is strong?
Lift Pinaster, its four products to help you:
During the application, you already have the sensation that this cream fills in wrinkles and densifies the skin for a smoother look thanks to its silky texture. Rich in broccoli flavonoids and firming tripeptides, this velvety, warm-smelling cream acts directly on the skin's appearance, improving its elasticity and making it firmer. It acts in depth to stop the marks of time.
Have you ever heard your skin thank you? With our Redensifying Night Cream, it can. This cream with its ultra smooth texture works during sleep when cell renewal is most stimulated. It is composed of numerous active ingredients such as encapsulated flavonoids for an in-depth action against skin aging, apricot kernel oil for a healthy glow and effective nourishment with firm skin at the end. Combined with the Immunox patent, the skin feels regenerated, smoother, firmer and its elasticity is reinforced! And above all, it glows from the very first morning.
The botanical serum from the Lift Pinaster range is the care that acts underwater to reach the deepest layers of the epidermis, where wrinkles are created. Over-concentrated in organic Birch sap, organic Chaga and Pine polyphenols, and plant hyaluronic acid, this serum redensifies and improves the skin's structure to help restore volume. The complexion is brighter and the depth of wrinkles is reduced, as if filled in. In other words, this rejuvenating treatment is complete. Boosting collagen formation, stopping free radicals and deeply moisturizing, it's all about bouncing back and firming cheeks.
One of our favorites among all our facials, the Eye and Lip Contour has a refreshing metal applicator. This 3-in-1 anti-wrinkle, anti-puffiness and anti-dark circle treatment applies just the right amount of product with a relaxing fresh-up effect. It boosts circulation and dark circles. Say goodbye to dark circles and hello to doe eyes! This treatment tightens the eyelid, firms the skin and smoothes crow's feet wrinkles! It also smoothes out fine dehydration lines around the lips, so don't forget about them.
Let the pink rise to your cheeks, thanks to us! And then, in the shade of the maritime pines, you feel so good....
Grether-Beck S, Marini A, Jaenicke T, Krutmann J. French Maritime Pine Bark Extract (Pycnogenol®) Effects on Human Skin: Clinical and Molecular Evidence. Skin Pharmacol Physiol. 2016;29(1):13-7. doi: 10.1159/000441039. Epub 2015 Oct 23. PMID: 26492562.
Marini A, Grether-Beck S, Jaenicke T, Weber M, Burki C, Formann P, Brenden H, Schönlau F, Krutmann J. Pycnogenol® effects on skin elasticity and hydration coincide with increased gene expressions of collagen type I and hyaluronic acid synthase in women. Skin Pharmacol Physiol. 2012;25(2):86-92. doi: 10.1159/000335261. Epub 2012 Jan 21. PMID: 22270036.
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It has been discussed for several years in the field of anti-aging cosmetics. Hyaluronic acid is essential to any face cream that wants to fight against cellular aging.
Hyaluronic acid is an essential molecule for our body. We need it for much more than just the aesthetic side of our face.
After reading this article, you will know what place it should have in your daily facial care routine.
Hyaluronic acid is THE miracle molecule that cannot be ignored. It allows the skin to firm up, plump up, keep its suppleness, and fight against the effects of time. We can say that it acts directly on your self-confidence.
Which woman has never felt the anxiety of seeing her skin change, marked by age? Sagging of the oval of the face, dark circles more marked... Sometimes, we have the feeling that things are going too fast. This is a normal process, but it is possible, and it is up to us to slow it down, especially the aging process thanks to hyaluronic acid, to feel good about ourselves and our bodies.
Zoom on this molecule which preserve the youth of your skin.
What is hyaluronic acid and what is it used for?
Hyaluronic acid is a natural lubricant whose role is to hydrate and promote the flexibility and mobility of certain tissues. It is found at the joints of the articulations where it densifies the synovial liquid nourishing the cartilage. There is also some in the vitreous humor of our eyes: it is what gives a globular aspect to the eye and ensures its normal function. Hyaluronic acid is a constituent of the extracellular fluid that surrounds the brain cells; that's how important it is for us.
When we talk about hyaluronic acid, most people think of cosmetic surgery and ultimately unsightly puffy faces. However, we need it for much more important reasons than aesthetics.
If you suffer from joint discomfort in your knees, a rheumatologist may advise you to take a course of hyaluronic acid among other supplements or recommend injections to help you. On another note, if you suffer from dry eyes due to a lack of tears, taking hyaluronic acid on a continuous basis can greatly improve things.
What about the skin on our face? Hyaluronic acid has an important role in the integrity of the skin. In our articles dedicated to anti-aging, we've talked to you several times about the mesh of collagen and elastin fibers, which maintain the shape of our face. And to keep it looking fresh and rested, we need to maintain our face's collagen production.
But what about the space between its fine fibers? Collagen is filled with a nourishing and supportive extracellular fluid made from hyaluronic acid. It allows it to capture water from the tissues to create a kind of jelly. The more hyaluronic acid we have, the more important the maintenance of the skin is.
It is therefore easy to understand how essential it is. The only problem is that with time, the presence of natural hyaluronic acid in our body becomes scarce. It disappears by itself, but also because of certain behaviors. The skin of the face then loses its firmness, the skin slowly sags, and wrinkles set in.
What can you do to maintain your natural hyaluronic acid production on a daily basis?
It goes without saying that if hyaluronic acid is a water captor, it is on the condition that it can find some. It is therefore imperative that you ensure that you have a sufficient supply of water every day. This will be beneficial for all your physiological tissues and especially for your skin.
To maintain its presence, you must also avoid exposing yourself to the sun too much. In fact, it is our attitude towards the sun that poses the problem: no protection, too many hours of exposure at the wrong times, little hydration... This is enough to cause a significant loss of water and generate premature aging of everything that makes up our skin, to leave room for wrinkles, which are not welcome.
About food, everything with a gelatinous texture contains hyaluronic acid. We could advise you to make bone broth, but it is not the easiest or most appetizing thing to do. On the other hand, some foods contain molecules that promote the maintenance of hyaluronic acid such as potatoes, sweet potatoes, soy products or fruits and vegetables.
To sump up, it is wiser to take direct hyaluronic acid cures, in addition to your facial care routine.
Hyaluronic acid in the spotlight at Saeve
The easiest way to stop the loss of hyaluronic acid is through daily cosmetic application. The very fact of giving it to our skin helps maintain its natural production in our body. Hyaluronic acid, when applied to the face, will immediately smooth, refine and relax the features. It will deeply hydrate the skin and soak up the water you give it.
You can also use our brand-new Re-Hydrating Soothing Mist enriched with fresh organic Birch sap and Auvergne volcano spring water to soothe tightness, moisturize and tone the skin.
At Saeve, our serums are among the most concentrated in hyaluronic acid on the market. Depending on the product, we can offer you hyaluronic acid-based facial care products with different molecular structures.
For example, in our Hydra Malva intense hydration range, we have added pure hyaluronic acid of plant origin in order to bring a lot of moisture to the skin. The molecules are larger, which ensures that they remain on the surface and therefore have an immediate plumping and smoothing effect.
The 24h Soothing Moisturizing Botanical Serum is the product of the range that contains the more hyaluronic acid. It creates an important hydric protection barrier. It is this serum that should be applied to wrinkles and fine lines to prevent dehydration from affecting the deeper layers of the skin.
In our Lift Pinaster Anti-Aging and Firming line, we use a fragmented hyaluronic acid with a finer molecular weight. It is therefore better able to penetrate the epidermis to work in depth on the effects of time.
The important thing is to act on the quantity and regeneration of our natural hyaluronic acid, and the Firming Anti Aging Botanical Serum Lift Pinaster is an incredible source of it. It also contains other molecules such as titrated pine extract that supports collagen production.
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