Bioderma Photoderm AKN Mat SPF 30 Sunscreen
Most sunscreen occlude your pores and lead to acne and open pores. The product under review is an exception. Bioderma Photoderm Akn Mat Fluid is water based sunscreen that does not make your skin greasy. In addition, it soothes and exfoliates your skin long with reducing acne.
What is it? Water based sunscreen with SPF 3o
Who can use it? Oily to normal skin prone to acne, open pores, black/whiteheads
Will it irritate sensitive skin? Unlikely to irritates sensitive skin, until unless your skin is irritated, red, or burning.
Goodies: 4 sunscreen agent, BHA( salicylic acid ) and AHA (glycolic acid), Seaweed, Gingko Biloba, Ectoin, Vitamin E, Rhamnose, Gingko Biloba
Not so good: Fragrances
Bioderma Photoderm Akn Mat Fluid Benefits
Broad spectrum sun protection: It has 4 chemical sunscreen agents that help in protecting your skin form both UVA and UVB rays.
Reduce oil secretions: According to the manufacturer, the exclusive Fluidactiv® patent in Photoderm AKN Mat biologically regulates sebum quality to keep pores from becoming clogged and prevent the appearance of blemishes, which is often exacerbated after periods of sun exposure (rebound effect).
Anti-acne action: Bioderma has both BHA( salicylic acid ) and AHA (glycolic acid). They work in unison to exfoliate your skin. In long term, your would notice less open pores and comedones on your skin.
Soothes inflamed skin: Bioderma Akn mat fluid is rich in soothing and skin repairing agents like Seaweed, Gingko Biloba, Ectoin, Vitamin E. All of them help in reducing inflammation associated with pimples.
Hydrate: When you shop for acne sunscreen, look at the first ingredient it should be water not dimethicone. Most gel sunscreen have silicone base that occludes your pores. Bioderma AKN Matt fluid sunscreen is water based with non-comedogenic hydrating agents.
Anti-aging benefits: This sunscreen might have some anti-aging action owing to glycolic acid, Rhamnose, Gingko Biloba and seaweeds.
Bioderma Photoderm AKN Mat side effects
Bioderma Photoderm AKN Mat Sunscreen does not have any side effects. However, cautious use is recommended is recommended in super-sensitive skin.
Acne & Blemishes, Ageing/Wrinkles, Pigmentation & Dark Spots, Pores/Blackheads/Whiteheads
Mildly Sensitive, Not Sensitive