Bioderma Photoderm AKN MAT SPF 30 Review: What Does It Do?
Bioderma Photoderm AKN MAT SPF 30 Introduction
Anything that’s too much or too little can be damaging to your health, most of the time, and that includes your skin health when it comes to the sun. Sun exposure is your skin’s worst enemy when it comes to damaging and aging. Once skin is sun damaged, it can either be relieved or remedied but never completely reversed. Choosing the right sunscreen will take you at great lengths in protecting your skin from aging.
Bioderma Photoderm AKN MAT SPF 30 Description
From Bioderma comes Photoderm AKN MAT SPF 30. It includes a UVA 13 protection that qualifies it as a broad spectrum sunscreen. Made with the exclusive Fluidactiv technology, BiodermaPhotoderm AKN MAT SPF 30 protects your pores from infections and irritations often associated with sunscreen use, and the grease that accompanies it. This makes this sunscreen the perfect protection for combination to oily, and acne prone skin types.
Moreover, this product also includes Cellular Bioprotectiontechnology which utilizes antioxidants to give your skin an added boost of protection from sun damage. BiodermaPhotoderm AKN MAT SPF 30 also leaves your skin with a matte finish that makes it a great under makeup skin protection.
This product is available for US$26 for every 40 ml tube.
Bioderma Photoderm AKN MAT SPF 30 Ingredients
Active sunscreen ingredients: Octocrylene and Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane. The concentrations are not provided.
this product’s formulation is made with the following full list of ingredients: aqua/water/eau, dicaprylyl carbonate, octocrylene, methylene bis-benzotriazolyl tetramethylbutylphenol, butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane, ptfe, methyl methacrylate crosspolymer, c20-22 alkyl phosphate, glyceryl stearate, peg-100 stearate, silica, tridecyl salicylate, tocopheryl acetate, ectoin, mannitol, xylitol, rhamnose, fructooligosaccharides, laminaria ochroleuca extract, glycolic acid, ginkgo biloba leaf extract, citric acid, dodecyl gallate, c20-22 alcohols, decyl glucoside, propylene glycol, hydroxyethyl acrylate/sodium acryloyldimethyl taurate copolymer, xanthan gum, caprylic/capric triglyceride, sodium hydroxide, disodium edta, chlorphenesin, phenoxyethanol, fragrance (parfum).[bi 573]
Bioderma Photoderm AKN MAT SPF 30 Directions
Apply generous amounts of BiodermaPhotoderm AKN MAT SPF 30 on clean, dry skin, at least 15 minutes before sun exposure. Reapply frequently throughout the day, approximately every two hours or, every after becoming wet with water or after excessively sweating.
Bioderma Photoderm AKN MAT SPF 30 Advantages
This product provides broad spectrum protection from sun damage. Its contents will not degrade or deteriorate when exposed to sun and heat. It will not clog pores. It is also paraben-free.
Bioderma Photoderm AKN MAT SPF 30 Disadvantages
Bioderma Photoderm AKNMAT SPF 30, unfortunately, still contains phenoxyethanol, a neurotoxic ingredient often used as a product preservative but which can damage the nervous system. No less than the US Food and Drug Administration has issued that warning a few years back. The formulation is also scented which may make it irritating to very sensitive skin types.
You need sunscreen, no questions asked. However, other than getting yourself a sun-protecting product that actually works to shield your skin from the sun, it will serve you well to look at the other qualities that are always important to your skin — gentle, non-irritating, and contains added benefits.
Below you’ll find some of the most effective Sunscreens formulations on the market in our opinion: