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Review: Bioderma Photoderm Spot Cream SPF 50+

I decided on my adventure of testing Western sunscreens, I would try a local brand of my current surroundings: Bioderma. Bioderma was innovated by French pharmacist, Jean Noël Thorel, in the 1970’s & reached skincare noteriety by 1985. The company caters to a wide variety of skin types, they are well-known for hair & scalp treatments as well. The company became dedicated to socially conscious innovation in 2009, the first campaign was providing pharmaceutical aid in Cambodia & Vietnam. PURPOSE This is a chemical sunscreen that offers UVA & UVB protection. It is strong enough for normal daily activities, but does not claim to be waterproof or sweat resistant. This product is designed for sensitive & problematic skin, specifically protecting scars & preventing hyperpigmentation like age spots. ROUTINE PLACEMENT This type of product is for AM routines only & it would be applied towards the end of a skincare routine. There is some debate whether chemical sunscreens should be applied before or after moisturizer, certain chemical sunscreen compounds are shown to be activated by skin contact & …