The sun is incredibly harmful to the skin.
Repeated and ongoing exposure ultraviolet light (UV radiation) from the sun accounts for almost 90% of Symptoms of premature skin ageing, skin damage and skin cancer.
The sun us a carcinogenic and harmful to the skin. Just a few minutes of sun exposure in Australia, each day over the years can cause noticeable changes to your skin.
As you age and spend more time in the skin, it loses the ability to repair itself and the damage will continue. Studies have shown that repeated exposure to UV breakdown collagen and impairs the development of new collagen.
Elastic is not safe from the sun either! You will find that skin weakened from sun exposure does not snap back compared to skin on your body that is protected from the sun. The combination of collagen and elasticity loss leads to skin becoming loses, wrinkles, and leathery much earlier with un protected exposure to sunlight.
Every man, woman or child must make the conscious effort to protect their skin.
There are all kinds of sunblock’s available on the market and we won’t explain the difference between all of them here, check out our detailed blog on various sunscreens here.
For complete protection from the sun Face Plus Medispa are HUGE advocated of ZINC based sun blocks. But it is difficult to find a zinc based sunblock that isn’t thick, heavy and makes you look like you’re about to play a round of 20/20 cricket!
HydroPeptide are leaders in antiaging skincare and they have created two zinc based sun blocks to protect our skin from premature aging.
The Solar Defense Tinted Face Guard, By HydroPeptide self-adjusts to match the colour of your skin tone whilst protecting and moisturising the skin, you can read more here.
Solar Defense Tinted Face Guard, By HydroPeptide, $79
Also on offer is the Solar Defense Non-Tinted Face Guard offering the same antiaging benefits without the tint.
Solar Defense Non-Tinted Face Guard, By HydroPeptide, $79
Both the tinted and non-tinted are advanced skin defending moisturisers, protecting the skin with a potent combination of physical blockers, thermos thermophiles and green tea extracts.
The formula features:
– Help to protect against free radical damage that lead to fine lines and wrinkles
– Replenishes hydration without feeling heavy on the skin
– Helps promote a clear complexion
The sun is certainly not getting weaker and we are now more than ever so aware of the damage the sun can do to our skin. It’s time to be safer and smarter about our skincare!