Why repairing DNA is revolutionary
Most people don’t even realise that most skin conditions and what we think of as the symptoms of ageing are actually due to deep-seated damage inside our skin cells over years of sun exposure. Sunlight physically damages (breaks apart) or mutates skin DNA over time.
We recently discussed these processes in our post on How The Sun Makes You Look Older. And, to a great extent, preventing this damage is the real reason we wear sunscreen.
Sunscreen and antioxidants have, until now, been our only defence against DNA damage. And they have always been able to merely prevent damage – thus there was no means of reversing already existing damage.
But now, with Helase, we are able to not only prevent, but also physically correct dangerous DNA breaks and “kinks” such as dimers.