Last week I had the privilege of meeting the founder of QMS Medicosmetics, Dr. Schulte.
If you've read my previous blog posts on QMS Medicosmetics, you'll know why I am a big fan and why I was excited about the opportunity to ask some probing questions about skincare.
Being inspired in his work by his role as a father to three daughters, I wanted to first seek some sage advice about the different stages of skincare which women go through in life.
Dr. Schulte explained that as teenagers, the most important factor of skincare is sunscreen. This is because the skin has a memory and every sunburn gives a pre-aging impulse to the skin. So, it is important to never go out into the sun without protection. He also explained the fundamental difference between the different sunscreen filters: UVA which protects the skin from ageing and UVB which allows the skin to tan. And he recommended factors 10 to 15 to protect the skin in daily outdoor activities.
Other elements to consider with skincare as a teenager include free radicals which also destroy skin cells and causes skin ageing as well as keeping the skin clean and not with soap, which clogs pores.
When you hit 25 years old, moisturising your skin is something to be taken seriously. It's important to try to keep the skin in a balanced state and again, to keep your skin protected against free radicals.
From 30 years old onwards, it's time to think about collagen which starts to decrease in quality and quantity because at this stage our skin starts losing the capability to retain moisture. Before I had discovered QMS Medicosmetics, I had always associated collagen with cosmetic surgery but that practice belongs way in the past and now you can simply rub the collagen into your skin.
Reaching 40 years old, if you have done everything right you should be very happy with your skin. And in the meantime, it is worth taking note of the differences between skincare products. There are passive products and there are active products. Those with an active role work to change the skin for the better and in the case of QMS Medicosmetics' stem cell products, they work to boost skin cell renewal.
I had plenty of questions for Dr. Schulte: about the difference between men and women skincare, other skincare procedures such as exfoliation and Dr. Schulte's travelling around the world in search of new ingredients to work with.
But there was one questions I had to ask. It was about QMS Medicosmetics' Body Performance Duo pack. I wanted to know 'the science' behind its effectiveness. I wanted to find out how it worked because after using it during my pregnancy I was left with no stretch marks at all. A miracle!
Dr. Schulte explained that pregnant women are advised to rub oil into their skin, which ultimately works to weaken the skin tissue and cell walls. Instead, the exfoliator in the Body Performance Duo pack acts as an invisible micro peel. And going back to the idea that the skin has a memory, this process creates an impulse in the skin to tell the body to regenerate younger skin. There is also a moisturiser in the pack which also helps to plump up the skin. And from experience, this theory completely works.
My next QMS Medicosmetics review will be on their Advanced Intensive Eye Care, which I really can't wait to try because after meeting with Dr. Schulte, I've discovered an individual who is not only passionate about putting the best products on the market but he really does know what he's talking about.