The combination of internal and external aggressors against the skin including UV rays, pollution, stress, diet and more that cause 80 percent of skin aging
WHAT IS THE EXPOSOME
The skin exposome is comprised of internal and external aggressors including UVA/UVB rays, temperature fluctuations, pollution, stress and diet that damage the skin barrier and cause up to 80% of all skin aging.
WHAT ARE THE FACTORS?
"The exposome has a major role in skin health because it is our first line of defense and largest organ of our body... Air pollution, UV exposure, abrupt temperature variations, diet and stress, as well as the excesses of urban lifestyles weaken the skin barrier function, ultimately accelerating the aging process and visibly changing one’s appearance. These daily aggressors actually account for 80% of skin aging."
Dr. Luc Aguilar, Biologist & Exposome Expert, L’Oréal Research & Innovation
OUR EXPOSOME EXPERTS
As a pioneer in Exposome science, Vichy has created an international & multi-disciplinary medical board to increase knowledge of the cumulative and synergistic effects between exposome factors. This board gathers 8 medical experts with specific expertise of each exposome factor, including a dermatologist-nutritionist, an endocrinologist, a dermatologist expert in UV, a dermatologist expert in pollution, a psycho-biologist, an environmental biologist expert and a biostastician epidemiologist. This medical board is dedicated to researching the exposome and educating dermatologists worldwide on the effects the exposome on skin.
PRODUCTS FORMULATED TO PROTECT AGAINST THE EXPOSOME
Minéral 89 Hyaluronic Acid Face Moisturizer strengthens the skin barrier and makes it more resistant to visible sings of aging caused by exposome factors such as pollution, stress to skin, and fatigue.
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LiftActiv 15% Pure Vitamin C Serum, this antioxidant formula helps to address uneven skin tone and fight signs of skin aging caused by exposome factors.
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Capital Soleil Ultra Light SPF 50 Sunscreen provides daily protection from UVA and UVB rays, which significant exposome factors that can cause skin damage and aging.
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GLOBAL EXPOSOME GRANT
Every year, Vichy Laboratoires awards three regional grants of 15,000€ each intended to promote and encourage skin exposome research globally. With the Vichy Exposome Grant, Vichy Laboratoires are aiming at supporting a fundamental or a clinical research project in the field of skin exposome, conducted within any hospital, university or other not-for-profit research institution.