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What You Don’t Know About Wrinkle Treatment and SPF
Throughout the next few months, you’ll probably be spending more time out in the sun, whether it’s by the pool, at the park, or at the beach. Wearing sunscreen is important during this time to protect yourself from getting sunburns, but did you know that SPF also acts as the best wrinkle treatment?
The Ultimate Wrinkle Treatment
The best thing you can do to minimize wrinkles is to prevent them from happening in the first place!
While wrinkles are inevitable as you naturally age, they’re worsened by the harmful ultraviolet rays that come into contact with your skin when you go outside during the day.
This is why sunscreen is quite possibly the most essential step in any skincare routine.
From preventing premature aging to protecting your skin from developing cancer, a proper barrier from the sun is key.
There are dozens of skin care products designed specifically to minimize fine lines and wrinkles, but the most effective wrinkle treatment is preventing new ones from forming by using SPF and UV protection in Miami.
However, we don’t recommend just picking up any random sunscreen on the shelf. It’s essential that you use a sunscreen that is fit for your skin type and that is broad spectrum.
Sunscreen: Know the Basics
The Sun emits ultraviolet radiation, which is categorized into UVA and UVB waves. While UVB rays are partially absorbed into the ozone layer and can burn your skin, UVA rays aren’t absorbed into the ozone layer at all and age your skin.
Regardless of their differences, both types cause skin cancer, so it’s imperative that you pick out a sunscreen that is labeled as “Broad Spectrum,” which protects against UVA and UVB rays.
Sun Protection Factor (SPF) is another key component of sunscreen, as it indicates how effectively the formula limits UVB exposure.
The more SPF, the better. After looking into these two main elements of your sunscreen, you should lean towards sunscreens that are water-resistant or waterproof. While both are better than sunscreens that don’t have either, water-resistant products usually lose their SPF after about forty minutes coming into contact with water, while waterproof ones lose their SPF after ninety minutes.
Whether you’re spending a day at the beach or running a marathon, sweat and water will wash off your sunscreen, so pick one that will combat that. Reapplying sun protection throughout the day is still necessary, no matter what sunscreen you have.
The active ingredients in your sunscreen will let you know if your sunscreen is a physical one or a chemical one. Chemical sunscreens include ingredients like parasol and benzophenones, and they work by absorbing the UV rays and stopping them from touching your skin.
Physical sunscreens with ingredients like zinc oxide and titanium oxide reflect the UV rays and bounce them outwards away from the skin. Some sunscreens are both chemical and physical, but your skin could prefer one or the other depending on your skin type.
If you need help deciding which sunscreen is best for your skin, reach out to your dermatologist to find your perfect UV protection in Miami.
Try Our Super Sheer Cream Sunscreen
Now that you know sunscreen is the best wrinkle treatment, start looking into the best SPF products for your skin. Our Super Sheer Cream Sunscreen is gentle on sensitive and acne-prone skin and has a weightless, residue-free formula.
This broad spectrum, SPF 50+ sunscreen protects from harmful UVA and UVB radiation with pharmaceutical grade micronized zinc oxide and the added antioxidant benefits of green tea polyphenols, resveratrol, vitamin A, C, E, emblica, and CoQ10.
We recommend applying this product liberally to your face and neck in an even layer 15 minutes before sun exposure. Re-apply after swimming, excessive perspiring or anytime after towel drying.
During the spring and summer months, UV protection in Miami is essential! Don’t forget to take a look at our selection of sunscreens available in our online shop.