Pure Shot

NO COMPROMISE ON YOUR SKIN

CAROLINE NEGRE

International Scientific Director and Spokesperson for YVES SAINT LAURENT BEAUTE. Expert in cosmetology, biology & botanicals, she holds a Master’s Degree in Biotechnology Engineering.

Caroline has worked in the beauty sector for more than a decade and held many technical positions involving formulation and development of skincare. Before joining YSL Beauté, Caroline has deepened her scientific expertise by working on active ingredients for a leading raw material manufacturer. As an international skincare expert, Caroline has helped develop a vast range of skincare formulas, from dermatological products to luxury skincare.

During the last 4 years, Caroline created and managed a scientific advisory board to analyse the effects of urban lifestyle on skin ageing. The result of their work led to creation of the new YSL Beauty skincare range Pure Shots.

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DOMINIQUE FAGOT
PHYTOACTIVES BIOLOGIST

Dr Dominique Fagot has unveiled the powerful synergy between Nature & Science. After 100 in-vitro tests of duo of ingredients, he was able to select the perfect matches to target each skin concern.

“We rely on this the synergy between active ingredients and skin essential elements for the most effective results.”

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FREDERIC FLAMENT
URBAN SKIN EXPERT

Dr Flament analyzed thousands of women living in an urban environment to study the impact of pollution, UV and fatigue on skin.

“Overall, urban skin is affected by both environmental and lifestyle factors: air quality, UV rays, urban pollution, stress and fatigue, tiring activities like public transport and a long daily commute, diet, smoking, and more all affect the speed and extent of the skin's ageing.”

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NATHALIE DESHAYES
OVERWORKED SKIN EXPERT

She conducted an exclusive study on women with irregular work/rest periods that proved for the 1st time that an unbalanced lifestyle slows down skin regeneration.

“We now have proof that the lifestyle of urban women has a direct impact on the biology of their skin cells. This study provides, for the first time in human, evidence that in vivo deregulation of the body clock affects regenerative properties of skin cells.”

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Dr THIERRY MICHAUD
DERMATOLOGIST

Specialized in all anti-ageing and aesthetic technics, and member of the French society of dermatology.

“I'm in contact with women everyday and I could tell how their fast life affects their skin. Women don't talk anymore about aging signs, but about how their intense lifestyle shows on their skin. Indeed, living fast overworks your body, and then overworks your skin. Skin is then less able to defend itself against urban agressors.”

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TOM PECHEUX
GLOBAL BEAUTY DIRECTOR,
MAKEUP ARTIST

Inputs his expertise into the Top Secrets formulations.

PETER H. SEEBERGER
EXTRACTION
METHODS
CONSULTANT

Director of the Biomolecular Systems Department at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam, Prof. Peter H. Seeberger has been working with YSL Beauty for 10 years on identifying more efficient ways to develop skincare.

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YSL OURIKA GARDENS

THE STRONGEST INGREDIENTS
ONLY FROM OUR GARDENS

Raised at the feet of the Atlas mountains our ingredients are known to resist the most extreme conditions for extreme efficacy on skin.

SKIN ESSENTIALS ELEMENTS EMPOWERED BY MOROCCAN BOTANICALS

YSL Beauté Pure Shots Experts Committee uncovered, together, unprecedented learnings on the impact of a hectic urban lifestyle on skin. By analyzing more than 150 scientific publications and following for months more than 5000 women in their real life environment, they discovered that just like the body and the mind, skin can get overworked. More precisely, 2 of its major constitutive elements can get disrupted under the effect of an irregular sleep schedule, pollution and UV.

THE CELLS RENEWAL CYCLE

- A healthy, young skin is characterized by a stable, 28 days cells renewal cycle, allowing to have freshly newborn cells in every layer on skin, including on its surface.
- When facing a hectic urban lifestyle, cells renewal cycle is 2x slower. As a consequence, damaged cells on its surface are not replaced as fast and signs of fatigue appear.
To erase these fatigue signs, skin needs to boost its regeneration process on a daily basis.

THE BALANCE IN SKIN
ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS:

- Skin needs essential elements to be healthy and young, amongst which Vitamins (C, E and B), Peptides, Hyaluronic Acid and ATP (energy of the cells, boosted by ribose). In a healty, young skin with a balanced lifestyle, all of these essential elements have a specific concentration and a specific position inside skin: some will be more present in the epidermis, some in the dermis.
- When facing a hectic, intense urban lifestyle, the concentration of these essential elements is reduced, and their position inside skin reverses.
Every lack of essential element leads to a mark on the skin:
- lack of hyaluronic acid: wrinkles
- lack of vitamin c: dullness
- lack of peptides : Sagginess
- lack of ATP (the energy of the skin): signs of aging
- lack of vitamins : dryness

INGREDIENTS

POTENT BOTANICALS TO RELOAD SKIN

Reduces fatigue signs by the 1st morning

Day 1: Skin is smoother, more radiant and softer to the touch

Day 28: Skin feels as renewed and rejuvenated
Smoothes skin and reduces wrinkles

Day 1: Skin feels softer and looks smoother

Day 28: Lines & wrinkles reduced. skin is so elastic it’s more resilient to expression lines


Illuminates and evens out complexion

Day 1: Skin looks healthy & transparent

Day 28: Skintone is even and brighter: yellowness and dark spots are reduced


Firms skin and redefines contours

Day 1: Provides a gentle tensing feel

Day 28: Cheeks feels lifted, and contours sharper




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YSL SKINCARE

HOW YSL DARES TO REINVENT SKINCARE(S)

We partner with a tribe of top experts from all horizons to co-develop potent skincare suited for different lifestyles, however extreme.
Meet the synergy of our botanicals from Morocco and the best actives in dermatology.
Our skincare is carefully formulated to deliver fast and long-lasting skin transformation with optimal tolerance.
We favor rechargeable packaging.We reduce our packaging weigth.We source 100% FSC certified paper.
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