5 Top Tips for Smart Sun Protection

5 Top Tips for Smart Sun Protection

I can’t begin to express how essential it is for you to be smart with protecting yourself in the sun.  Spring is now approaching, but it is essential to protect our skin all year round as UVA is present all year round, in the same strength.  It is present in our lights and isn’t blocked out by windows.  It also penetrates our skin much deeper than UVB.  UVA are our ageing rays, and cause premature ageing of the skin as well as pigmentation and other conditions.

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Why it is important to wear a sunscreen all year round?

Why it is important to wear a sunscreen all year round?

Most of us are aware of the importance of wearing a sunscreen to protect our skin in the summer when the sun is shining, or on holiday when we are out in the sun more than usual.  This is because the UVB rays are stronger at these times, and these are the rays that tend to burn the skin (remember B for burning).  I am not disputing the damage that UVB does to the skin, as it can cause severe damage, burns and cancer, and that is a fact.  However UVB is only normally absorbed into the epidermal skin layers.

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