A better life for sensitive skin


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Free radicals

Cells produce excess free radicals as a result of a variety of stresses. They are unstable oxygen molecules that use electrons and other molecules to self-stabilise. A chain reaction is then caused, leading to skin ageing.

This word belongs to the category Signs of age, wrinkles, firmness.