Dr. Whitney’s Picks
Great for: addressing signs of aging, Melasma, protection against skin cancer
Sunscreen doesn’t protect against half of the free radical damage we face every day. That’s where your Heliocare natural supplement comes into play. Heliocare is a patented specialized extract of Polypodium leucotomos (PLE), a tropical fern native to Central and South America that has been used for centuries as a remedy for skin related conditions. The science behind Heliocare is strong and solid, which is critical to me when I recommend a product to people who trust me or use it myself.
Made of a powerful blend of antioxidants, Heliocare protects your skin from the inside out from free radicals. Those free radicals can come from UV light, infrared light, visible light, pollution, or even from our natural metabolic processes. Heliocare is one extra layer of protection against premature signs of aging, including brown spots, and skin cancer. I suggest that my patients take one pill every morning. If you’re heading out in the sun, consider taking 2 each morning. But it’s not a substitute for sunscreen. It’s meant to work synergistically with sunscreen.
Studies have shown the fern extract protects against free radicals, so it is one of the best ways to protect against hyperpigmentation. My Melasma patients swear by Heliocare. Once they start using it, they finally see their skin start to brighten and their tone start to even out.