Summers are here and now more than ever we find the need to protect our skin from the harmful UV rays. In today’s article, we will tell you everything that you need to know about a sunblock.
Sunblock is one of the most important components of skin care regime for everyone. It is one of the best anti ageing gifts that you can gift to yourself.
How exactly sun damages your skin?
UVA is the3 main culprit in causing the damage which causes ageing or rather accelerates ageing. It not only causes damage to the top layer of skin but also goes deep down even to alter DNA. This is why it is super important to apply sunblock.
If you want to age gracefully, if you don’t want dark spots, if you don’t want redness or sensitivity leading to pigmentation and also if you want to avoid skin cancers sunblock is going to be your best friend.
However, UVB is only going to harm you superficially and can cause skin burning. This leads to the misconception that if your skin is not burning you are safe. No, you are not safe. UVA is still doing its damage. So to avoid the damage you need to apply sunblock, in every season especially into 10 am to 3 pm.
Types of Sunblock
Just like cosmetics and other skin care products sunblock, also known as suncream, comes in different formulations. Depending on where you are, how long is your sun exposure, what your skin type is you need to pick the right one.
- They can be cream based which are great for dry, sensitive and aged skin.
- There are emulsions that are perfect for oily and acne prone skin.
- And there are mists, which are perfect for your whole body.
That is it from today’s article. We hope it was helpful. Comment if you have any suggestion for what you want to read.
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