Winter Skin Care Tips from Stratum C

It is that time of year again. There are Christmas things in the shops, the temperature is noticeably changing, and our skin and bodies are becoming increasingly confused by the weather. Winter is here. Continue reading

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3 Biggest Autumn Skincare Problems & How To Solve Them

It is that time of year again where Mother Nature is having hot flushes of her own and does not know whether she is coming or going. Continue reading

Best foods for your skin during menopause – from the Stratum C Menopause Skin Care Blog

We have put together a handy guide to the foods that will help to give your skin a nutritious boost and keep you glowing and healthy throughout Autumn and Winter. Continue reading

Stratum C Menopause Skin Care Key Ingredients

As seen in Daily Mail, Daily Mirror, YOU Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, Woman’s Own Mag, My Weekly Magazine, The Lady, Beauty Shortlist, Daily Express, Natural Health Magazine… Continue reading

Summer Lovin’ for your Hands

As the heat turns up in the UK this summer, we are all reminded of the dangers of spending too much time in the sun. Two very topical issues this time of year, sun care and skin care are two … Continue reading

The Power of Peptides: Menopause Skin Care

With so many different products being produced by the beauty industry today, it can be difficult to decide which are appropriate for your skin’s specific needs. Continue reading

Making the ‘bittersweet’ sugar sacrifice for your skin

We all know that sugar is bad for us, but did you know that it also damages our collagen leading to accelerated ageing of the skin? Firstly, let’s not get Glucose and Fructose confused. Glucose is a sugar that is … Continue reading

Stratum C Pigment Correction Gel – the science behind the product

Correction Gel Cropped SMALLHyper-pigmentation is commonly known to be something that is often suffered by many menopausal women. Better known as age or liver spots, they can change the appearance of your skin dramatically and your skin can appear damaged and aged.

The spots are caused by melanin or Lipofuscin synthesis often caused by exposure to UV light. The production of melanin pigment is controlled by an enzyme in the skin called Tyrosinase. Age spots are formed when melanin pigment forms under the skins surface due to the production of the Tyrosinase enzyme.

After thorough research on this subject, Forme Labs, the makers of the ID-10029548unique Stratum C Menopause Skin Care Range, decided to develop a product that would help to tackle this problem of age spots, that was suitable for menopausal skin, without the use of any invasive skin bleachers or harmful ingredients.

The ingredients in Stratum C Pigment Correction Gel include natural Daisy Extract, combined with ID-10065631Vitamin C which is proven to inhibit Tyrosinase and melanin production. The formulation also includes extract of olive leaves, also called Oleuropin, which has been shown to both prevent the formation of Lipofuscin and to reduce the appearance of age spots.

Due to menopausal hormone changes, your skin also becomes dry and thinner during this time and so Forme Labs have also unusually combined Hyaluronic acid into the mix, to deliver moisture and hydrate the skin.

The gel can be used 3 times a day on the face or hands for optimum effect and visible changes should be seen within a month. The gel must be used with a sunscreen minimum of SPF30 in order to help prevent further spots, even in the winter, as many people are not aware that even in winter, you can still be exposed to UV rays, as you are in summertime. When you apply the gel, it gives a light tingling sensation as it soaks into the skin and the ingredients begin to work.

Stratum C Pigment Correction Gel is now for sale on the Stratum C website http://www.stratumc.com, at £49 for a 30ml bottle with an airtight pump. For more information, you can contact the Stratum C team via their website or via email info@stratumc.com, or telephone on +44(0)1252 267950.

Forme Laboratories is a UK based specialist healthcare company focused on developing new and innovative products in niche areas of medicine, healthcare and wellness.
Stratum C was developed especially and uniquely to protect the skin through the hormonal changes that occur during the menopause.