YOUR SKIN vs THE ELEMENTS
Your skin is your largest organ.
It is constantly in contact with the outside world (the elements) and protects you body from daily agressions. And it also provides an immune defense role against microbial aggressions.
The healthier your skin is, the more effective the defense against the outside world will be. Your skin will better preserve its youth and will be more pleasant.
Everyone is confronted, to various degrees, with daily aggressions: weather (sun and UV, cold, rain, wind), pollution, sweat. No to mention daily showering (hard water) and the products you use.
Puresporter products are particularly well suited to active people because their skin is more often exposed to the weather, sweat, pollution and multiple showers.
Taking a shower is part of our daily routine. And even more as an active person you shower more often than other people.
Frequent showering not only dries out the skin, it can also damage the surface of the skin. In the same way, water can make the hair dry and prone to breakage.
Even winds can strip moisture from the exposed skin, leading to a weakened skin’s protective barrier.
Sweating is good for you and will even lead to a healthier skin & scalp, as long as you treat them well after your workout:
However, the effects of pollution on skin & scalp can be profound and seen as increased skin sensitivity, premature skin aging, discoloration, dryness, dullness, roughness and damages hair fibers.
UNADAPTED & UNHEALTHY COSMETIC PRODUCTS
Classical soaps/shampoos aren’t pH Neutral & can be too aggressive for your skin.
This will lead to a weakened natural skin protective barrier and can thus aggravate dryness, irritation, …
More often than not, these products also contain irritating chemicals & endocrine disruptors (such as essential oils) that you then use on your already weakened skin or scalp.