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Top 5 anti-ageing ingredients: do they live up to the hype?

Anti-ageing active ingredients such as retinol, hyaluronic acid and vitamin C can seem to hold the secret of eternal youth! These magical ingredients can be found in a whole range of products, from lifting and firming anti-wrinkle creams to wrinkle fillers and tensing treatments. But if we’re honest, all these active ingredients can be pretty confusing – so we’ve asked our expert Pascale Mora to give us the lowdown on the top five.

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Pascale MoraPascale MoraIn charge of Scientific Communication at Vichy

03/02/2014

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All our tips to improve your skin quality

Pollution, stress, unbalanced diet, smoking – all these factors cause what is known as behavioural ageing. There are treatments (serums) available that address this problem but you can do more. Test and expand your knowledge to identify the characteristic effects of these factors before adopting the right techniques and food supplements to stave off or offset these factors!

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Pascale MoraPascale MoraIn charge of Scientific Communication at Vichy

11/08/2013

Sensitive skin: Can I use a light cream in summer?

Summer is full of life’s little pleasures – after a long, cold winter, we long to soak up the warmth of the sun, to dive into warm, crystal-clear water, to cycle along on a sunny day with our hair flowing in the breeze… But during the summer months, sensitive skin often needs an extra dose of TLC. Follow these hot tips from pharmacy technician Loubna Id Said for radiant skin all year round.

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Loubna Id SaidLoubna Id SaidVichy Dermo-adviser

11/08/2013

Make-up with sunscreen – how to protect your skin and keep it looking great!

We all love soaking up some sun on a warm summer’s day. But all too often, we conveniently forget to pop the bottle of sunscreen into our handbag. It can sometimes seem like a toss-up between protecting our skin from the sun’s rays and achieving that flawless natural look. But all is not lost – make-up with sun protection offers the perfect hybrid solution for an al fresco lunch or an afternoon lazing on the beach!

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Pascale MoraPascale MoraIn charge of Scientific Communication at Vichy

Carole BrahimCarole BrahimDermo Advisor

Hydrate while you sleep

Skin feeling a bit tight these days? No worries! You have all night to make things right. Here, our experts fill you in on how to have perfectly plumped and hydrated skin before you even get out of bed. With these tips for deep-down hydrating action that works all night long your skin will really be able to "rise and shine"!

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Florence BenechFlorence BenechInternational Director for Skincare Development for l'Oréal's Active Cosmetics Division

Annic Lefol-MalosseAnnic Lefol-MalosseDirector, Vichy Institute

How much do you really know about anti-ageing treatments?

When you notice little lines appearing under your eyes and see the first signs of sagging around your jawline, it’s time to take action! But are anti-wrinkle creams really effective? Can they be replaced by serums, or is it best to stick to specific anti-ageing treatments? Florence Benech gives us a comprehensive guide to the very latest in anti-ageing technology – and dispels some common misconceptions.

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Florence BenechFlorence BenechInternational Director for Skincare Development for l'Oréal's Active Cosmetics Division