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Essential cosmetics for a mountain holiday

Essential cosmetics for a mountain holiday

Mountain holidays present a wonderful opportunity to rejuvenate and take in some fresh air. It is crucial not to overburden your backpack, while still packing a few essential beauty and care products. Discover here the must-haves to take with you on a hike or winter sports.

Sun protection.

The higher we ascend in altitude, the "closer" we get to the sun and the more harmful UV rays become. Furthermore, on snowy ski slopes, the reflection of light is intense, posing an additional risk to the skin. Sunburns are indeed common during mountain stays.

As a reminder, prolonged exposure to UV rays can lead to an increased risk of photoaging, photodermatoses, pigmentation spotsand skin cancers. Therefore, it is imperative to protect your skin from the sun's UV rays.As a reminder,There are four levels of SPF:

  • From 6 to 15 for a low protection ;

  • From15 to 30for amedium protection;

  • From 30 to 50 for a high protection ;

  • Of 50+ for a very high protection.

Each index represents a percentage of UVB rays blocked. The choice of your sun protection level depends on your needs and your skin type.Darker skin tones can opt for an SPF30 while fair skin should favour an SPF50+.

Please note: even though sun creams protect against UV rays, it is recommended to limit sun exposure. For prolonged exposure to the sun, you should reapply sun cream every two hours.

Discover our SPF 30 and SPF 50 sun care products to slip into your suitcase below.

Moisturising treatments.

The air in the mountains is cooler and drier than in low-altitude regions. This can have detrimental effects on the skin. Indeed, the cold can cause it to become dry and tight, leading to feelings of discomfort.

Select a natural moisturising cream that aligns with your skin type.If you have sensitive, dry, normal or combination skin, ourmoisturising creamwith 9 ingredients is suitable. If you have oily skin, you should lean towards thepurifying cream Zinc PCA 4% + bamboo extract. Enriched with sebum-regulating and antibacterial agents, it purifies the skin and combats skin imperfections.

For the body, opt for the moisturising cream with 10 ingredients, which hydrates all skin types, even sensitive ones. This treatment is enriched with organic coconut oil , a vegetable oil rich in saturated fatty acids that nourishes and prevents skin dehydration. It also contains vegetable glycerin derived from rapeseed and sunflower seed that captures the moisture from the air and allows for superficial skin hydration.

The lip balm.

The effects of cold and wind on the lips are well known. Without protection, unsightly and sometimes painful chapping often occurs. This is due to the fact that the skin of the lips has certain characteristics, which make it more sensitive to its environment. Indeed, it is 5 times thinner than that of the face and lacks sebaceous and sweat glands. Therefore, there is no greasy film covering them to prevent drying out. Moreover, the skin of the lips is devoid of melanin, which explains their vulnerability to UV rays.

Therefore, applying a protective balm to limit dehydration is essential, even more so in the mountains. Don't hesitate, carry in your backpack our 9-ingredient lip balm. This minimalist, fragrance-free formula is suitable for sensitive skin. The balm nourishes the lips and reduces feelings of tightness and dryness.

Not forgetting the hand cream.

The skin on our hands is particularly sensitive to low temperatures and can become damaged quickly. Pay special attention to the hydration and protection of your hands during your ski holidays, even if you are wearing gloves all the time. The hand balm with 10 ingredients from Typology is ideal. Its minimalist formula, free from fragrance, is perfect for sensitive skin. It contains essential ingredients for skin hydration, such as hyaluronic acid and coconut oil. When in the mountains, apply it whenever you feel the need.


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