Tracking Tuesday: Sun Damage

It’s no secret that tanning beds majorly increase your risk of developing melanoma and escalate sun damage and aged skin! Today we are sharing the results of a young woman who excessively used tanning beds (see the goggle marks?). Before using our Regimen, she had uneven skin tone, rough texture, mild acne, discoloration and melasma.The colored photos are of the surface of the skin and show what is visible to the naked eye; the black and white photos are the ultraviolet photos that show 3mm deep underneath the surface of the skin.

Photos taken with Somme Institute’s medical camera showing the surface of the skin. Left: Before MDT5™, Right: After MDT5™

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Product Spotlight: Double Defense

Most of us can’t wait for the two to three months a year when we can catch a tan! The truth is, while your skin may be temporarily glowing, there’s a lot more happening underneath the surface that is not visible to the naked eye. With the heat of summer upon us, it’s more important than ever to have UVA and UVB protection at all times. Over the past three decades, more people have had skin cancer than all other cancers combined! To avoid skin cancer, sun spots, sun damage and even breakouts (did you know that sun damage also clogs pores?), a strong, broad spectrum sunscreen is an essential in today’s sunlight.

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Interview with Gillian Zinser

Actress, artist and devoted Somme Institute fan, Gillian Zinser, uses our Regimen for clear, glowing skin. We’re obsessed with her style (check out her recent feature on The Coveteur where she shares some of her vintage pieces and prized possessions like her hat collection) and her flawless beauty looks! Today she shares some of her best beauty tips and tricks with us.

“I’m absolutely sworn over – the products are BRILLIANT – my skin’s clearer and smoother in texture than any time I can remember before.” - Gillian Zinser

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