Problems: sunburn

Treacherous Ultraviolet

The ultraviolet (UV) part of the solar spectrum can damage various biological structures. UV rays target collagen fibers, leading to premature skin aging. UV-B rays, in particular, pose a significant threat as they carry a substantial amount of energy, causing sunburns and potentially damaging cell nuclei, thereby increasing the risk of malignant transformation.

Insufficient Natural Protection

To shield against UV damage, the skin produces the pigment melanin. Melanin particles act as "umbrellas" for cell nuclei and collagen fibers. However, the ability of the skin to synthesize melanin is low in individuals of Northern European descent with blond or red hair. Their skin is poorly adapted to sun exposure: they tan minimally, and their skin quickly reddens, resulting in sunburn. Nonetheless, even individuals with darker skin tones can experience sunburn if they expose themselves to the sun for extended periods.

Symptoms of sunburn typically appear 3-6 hours after sun exposure:

- The skin becomes red.
- Pain occurs upon touch.
- Itching, burning, and tightness sensations are felt.
- Blisters may develop.

Within 1-7 days, the redness subsides, and a tan forms. However, long-term consequences of sunburn persist: collagen quality deteriorates, and there's an increased risk of hyperpigmentation, premature aging, and skin lesions.

Solution:

CoolAkut Soothing Gel (Heel, Germany) instantly alleviates irritation, redness, and pain from sunburn, thanks to its valuable natural components.

- Calendula (Calendula officinalis) soothes the skin and accelerates healing.
- Nettle (Urtika urens) reduces burning.
- Coneflower (Echinacea angustifolia) promotes skin regeneration.
- Labrador tea (Ledum palustre) reduces swelling.
- Honey bee (Apis mellifica) is beneficial for redness and contact sensitivity.

CoolAkut's formula is enriched with moisturizing aloe and vitamin E, as well as cooling and antiseptic essential oils. Applying the gel to the affected area provides instant relief. CoolAkut Gel is successfully used to alleviate irritation, redness, and burning of various origins—not only after sunburns but also after shaving, insect bites, and other minor skin injuries.

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