Excessive exposure to the sun can become the worst enemy of the skin.
More than 90% of skin cancer is caused by sun exposure. That is why you should take preventive measures before
sun exposure during the summer, and to consult a dermatologist if you notice some strange formations or disabled on your body.
So try to turn skin care part of your daily routine and protect yourself from harmful solar radiation.
Here are some useful tips for you:
☀Avoid prolonged sun exposure between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. when radiation is the most powerful.
☀When you’re out and you’re exposed to the sun, wear a hat and shirt with long sleeves or use suitable for your skin type sunscreen.
☀Avoid tanning beds because they further damage the skin, run a risk of getting skin cancer and of accelerating the skin’s aging process.
☀Everyday uses sunscreen on those parts of your body that are exposed to the sun. When selecting the product, choose the one which protects both the UVA and UVB radiation.
☀Always use a sunscreen with a factor (SPF) 20 or higher. Factor (SPF) 20 means that greased skin burns 15 times more slowly than the unprotected skin.
☀Thoroughly coat your skin with sunscreen at least half an hour before exposing it to the sun to allow the cream to be absorbed.
☀You may need to try several products before finding the right one for your skin.
☀Use waterproof and water resistant products when you are in the water. Waterproof last about an hour to an hour and a half, water-resistant about 30-40 minutes. Then you have to apply the sunscreen product again.
☀Above all, you must remember that the best way to prevent skin cancer is to avoid excessive exposure to the sun!
☀Visit a dermatologist to check up on your skin once a year.
UVA rays penetrate the connective tissue of the skin and are the primary cause of chronic light damage to the skin and premature aging. Moreover, they are responsible for the formation of free radicals, phototoxic and photoallergic reactions.
People have different sensitivity to UV rays. Each skin is different.
Depending on the color, the skin may be more or less sensitive to exposure to the sun (phototype). Regardless of skin type,
adequate sun protection depends on the intensity of UV exposure and the duration of the activity pursued.
☀Extremely sensitive and sensitive skin (phototype 1 and 2). Your skin is very bright, often covered with freckles.
Burn easily in the sun, never acquire a bronze tan and very difficult to get a suntan.
Avoid sun exposure between the hours of 12-16 hours.
It is imperative to wear appropriate means for maximum protection: wear sunscreen, hat,
sunglasses, and sunscreen with a high degree of protection (SPF 50+).
☀Slightly sensitive skin (phototype 3). Your skin is slightly opaque. Difficult to burn in the sun and easily acquire a bronze tan.
and tan. However, avoid sun exposure between the hours of 12-16 hours without using remedies: sun clothing, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen with a high protection (SPF 30 and 50).
☀Insensitive skin (phototype 4 and 5). Your skin is dull to dark. Almost never get a sunburn and you get an easy tan.
Your skin well tolerated sunbathing. But gradually increase the duration of exposure.
During the first days, avoid sun exposure between the hours of 12-16 hours without using remedies: sun clothing, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen with an average degree of protection (SPF 15, 20 and 25).
☀Dark skin (phototype 6). This type of skin is naturally protected from the adverse effects of the sun.
Still, do not forget to protect the lighter parts of the body (palms of the hands and feet).
It is also recommended wearing glasses. In the early days, however, avoid sun exposure between the hours of 12-16 hours without
using remedies: sun clothing, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen, sunscreen clothing, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen (SPF 6 to 10 ).