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PYCNOGENOL: INGREDIENT OF THE MONTH

An extract from the bark of French maritime Pine trees, pycnogenol is a natural supplement with active ingredients, used in skin treatments. It can be taken as an oral supplement or used in skin products.

In studies conducted over the last ten years, pycnogenol has been noted to have the following beneficial effects for the skin:

  • Stimulates hyaluronic acid production which improves hydration
  • Speeds up wound healing
  • Protects from UV rays, free radicals and damaging enzymes
  • Prevents inflammation
  • Reduces redness
  • Reduces hormonal pigmentation
  • Protects against skin cancer

Wow! With features like this, it’s not surprising that Lamelle uses pycnogenol in their Nourish range, in particular, their sunscreen and rescue repair gel. The powerful antioxidant qualities in pycnogenol protect the skin against free radical activity caused by UV light.

Gina recommends Nourish Rescue Repair after laser and IPL treatments. “This product has fantastic anti-inflammatory and soothing effects, which significantly reduce the healing time after a peel, IPL, microneedling and any advanced skin care treatments.”

The Ovelle D3 is a daily oral supplement that helps to reduce the processes that induce premature ageing of the skin. These include helping to preserve collagen, skin elasticity, free radical damage, hormonally induced pigmentation and also the appearance of melisma.

If you are heading into the sun for the holidays and are concerned about your skin 2 capsules of Ovelle D3 taken daily, with a meal to help to protect your skin against the damaging effects of the sun is a must.

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