Radiation shields for your face

I am worried because my skin is constantly exposed to electromagnetic waves. I don’t want to live in a faraday cage, what can I do?

There is an answer:

Clarin’s Expertise 3P

Clarins have produced a spray that you can just ‘spritz’ on your skin to protect it from pollution and ‘artificial electromagnetic waves’. I’m assuming that natural electromagnetic waves are perfectly healthy, it’s just artificial stuff that’s bad for us.

This is bullshit of the highest order. This spray cannot specifically block ‘artificial electromagnetic waves’, in fact based on the ingredients they listed, this product cannot provide any significant protection from EM radiation. You’d get a similar level of protection if you wore a jumper – i.e. not very much at all.

I’ve sent the following message to Clarins.

Hi,

The following product claims to be able to protect the skin from ‘Artificial Electromagnetic Waves’.

http://uk.clarins.com/main.cfm?prodID=826

This is a very broad claim. Can you answer the following questions please?

1) Which frequencies are blocked by this product? How does the product differentiate between artificial and natural waves. Would this product protect against the EM radiation from a UV lamp while allowing natural UV radiation from the sun to pass through?

2) How was this product or its ingredients tested? Since none of the listed ingredients in its ‘magentic defence’ have a history of protecting against EM radiation.

Since the ingredients listed on the page seem to have no known application in EM shielding, can you provide a link to some reputable research that backs up your claims?

Thanks in advance,

Sean.

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6 Responses to “Radiation shields for your face”

  1. Sean Kehoe Says:

    There was no response so I found the email address clarinscustomerservices@clarins.co.uk

    Here’s the text of the email I sent them today.

    “Hi,

    I have serious concerns regarding some product claims being made on your web site. Who can I send my questions to?

    I’d prefer to find out if there is evidence to back-up the claims before contacting Trading Standards.

    Sean.”

  2. Sean Kehoe Says:

    I’ve received an email address I can use so I’ve sent the following text.

    The following product claims to be able to protect the skin from Artificial Electromagnetic Waves.

    http://uk.clarins.com/main.cfm?prodID=826

    Could you answer the following questions please?

    1) Which frequencies are blocked by this product? Also, how does the product differentiate between artificial and natural EM radiation?

    2) How was this product or its ingredients tested? Since none of the listed ingredients in its ‘magentic defence’ have a history of protecting against EM radiation.

    3) Does the cream in itself form a barrier or does it cause the skin to create a barrier? If the cream itself forms a barrier, have you tested it’s efficacy by applying it to a sheet of material (paper for example) to see if it reduces the passage of EM radiation through the material?

    Since the ingredients listed on the page seem to have no known application in EM shielding, can you provide a link to some reputable research that backs up your claims?

  3. Nils Rudqvist Says:

    Hey mate, my first impression was that this is bullshit and my impression is that its still bullshit. Anyhow, if u will actually find any info about this thingy can u send it to my mail at [email address removed]

  4. Sean Kehoe Says:

    Hi Nils,

    Yeah, I agree with you. This is probably rubbish and I’m not really expecting to receive proof that the cream works. I’m hoping to either force them to change their claims or just prove me wrong. I’ll let you know what I hear.

    By the way, I removed your email address from your post so you don’t get spammed. I’ve kept a note of it.

  5. Nils Rudqvist Says:

    Cool thanks mate

  6. Sean Kehoe Says:

    Hi Nils,

    I received a response but it’s going to take me a little time to sit down and research it. I’m surprised though, they sent quite a decent response. A damn sight better than what I got from Boots.

    I’ll forward it on to you.

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