SKIN CONCERNS 101
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Found in CeraVe’s range of therapeutic skin and body moisturisers, Multivesicular Emulsion (MVE) technology is a revolutionary delivery system that makes formulas much more effective; helping to protect your skin barrier by providing long lasting hydration, with just one use.
MVE technology has several advantages over some topical formulations. In contrast to the “quick burst release” formulations in common moisturising
products, CeraVe’s MVE is a structure of “time-released” spheres providing multiple phases of moisturisation that means skin is kept hydrated for up to 24 hours.
Each MVE sphere is composed of a series of concentric layers that trap and hold ingredients such as ceramides (natural oils found in the skin), fatty acids and phytosphingosine (a water binding agent). Over time the layers slowly and sequentially dissolve, releasing CeraVe’s essential ingredients onto the surface of the skin. This slow release of ingredients helps to replenish skin’s natural ceramides and restore barrier function to sustain moisture for up to 24 hours.