The Mitosyl range of Sanofi-Aventis, is expanded with a new product, Mitosyl Sunscreen, sun shown to protect the skin of children. With a sun protection factor 50+ , this sunscreen is designed for children from six months out because an immune sunscreen is included in the formulation: the antileukina 6.
“This is a filter composed of caprylic triglycerides and lipid extracts obtained from a seaweed called Laminaria ochroleuca ” specified All Dermo Maite Aguilera, medical manager of the Consumer Health Division Sanofi-Aventis, for product presentation Tuesday 28, in Madrid. Among the properties of antileukina 6 expert highlights their ability to “reduce up to 40 percent damage from ultraviolet rays in the DNA of cells”.
Also it decreases radiation corneocytes and protected from the action of free radicals “. The antileukina 6 also “acts on irritated skin, reducing redness of the skin, and is effective in cases of allergy to the sun”.
The protection afforded by this component against UVA and UVB is complemented by the addition to the formula of vitamin E, “a powerful antioxidant that fights free radicals”, and a mineral filter: titanium dioxide. “This is nanoparticles that act as mirrors reflecting the beams, thus avoiding be absorbed into the skin” describes Aguilera.
“All of these components make this child has sunscreen SPF 50+ indicative” he concludes.