How to protect your skin during the summer?

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Your skin is the most prominent organ of your body. You simply cannot ignore it because of lack of knowledge to keep it beautiful. As the summer is approaching, so how do you plan to protect your skin from the UV rays? How do you plan to prevent your skin from getting too much sensitive? Well, if you are curious enough to learn about the ways to protect your skin especially during the summer time, then you must read this blog post to get a handful of information.

What do you think is the best way to protect your skin?  The foremost important step is to block the harmful rays of the sun.  Sun rays can even penetrate mist, clouds or even fog. The danger of the UV rays actually exists in all the seasons and eventually the damage builds up. So let us take a deep dive insight on how to protect your skin from the UV rays of the sun.

Sun screens:

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer due to the skin being over exposed to the sun.This excessive exposure of the skin leads the risk of melanoma. Therefore, sunscreen is one the recommended defence against skin cancer.You can get sunscreen in the form of ointment, lotion, wax sticks, sprays, creams or even gel. How do you know which one is the best? Usually, the one with higher SPF is effective. However, make sure that whichever product you use as a sunscreen should be approved by your Dermatologists.

Ideally, you should apply sunscreen 15 to 30 minutes prior you get outside. Apply the sunscreen to your face, neck and even in your hands. You can use more if need good coverage.  However, if you go out for swimming or any kind of outdoor activities do not hesitate to reapply the sunscreen every two hours.

Check out whether the sunscreen you use have the following qualities :

Your sunscreen should be water-resistant. Water or sweat should not easily remove the sunscreen.

It should have SPF 15 or higher. The SPF rating basically depends on how sensitive is your skin to the UV rays.
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The right attire,sunglasses and cosmetics:

Use hats with broad brims as it protects your scalp and ears from the sun rays. You can also wear clothes made of those fabrics which absorb sun rays and help your body against skin damages. These fabrics may include:

High-luster polyester

Unbleached cotton

Satin silk

Oversized sunglasses are very much in fashion nowadays. The more you can cover your eyes, the better it is for you. UV exposure can damage the whites of your eyes. To prevent eye damage, check out whether your sunglass has the following qualities:

UV 400 protection

Impact resistant

The right colour of the sunglass.

Cosmetics play an important role in preventing your skin from sunburn. Those cosmetics which contain SPF have UV filtering qualities. In addition, if you combine your make –up with sunscreen, it becomes more effective to protect your skin from the sun.

Besides, it is essential to drink plenty of water throughout all the season to keep your skin fully hydrated and prevent it from any sort of damages.

There is nothing called rebirth, you have to live in the now, so take a very good care of your health.

Author Bio

Justin Brown is a fitness trainer and an instructor. He used to run a fitness training centre in Massachusetts a year back, but now he is working as a nutritionist at a reputed firm. He specializes on alternative medicines, dietary supplements and organic food products. Justin has also been writing on various brain supplementsfor quite some time. He also offers exciting ideas on how to live in the now.

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