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Benefits Of Sunscreen

Posted May 22, 2020 in Skin Care, Sunscreen


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“Did you put on sunscreen today?” Many of us have heard this question growing up and even said it to ourselves sometimes.  As we get older, we realize what it means to have a good skin care routine. Every now and then we run into our good friend sunscreen and wonder if it’s worth putting into our skin care routine. Trust us, it is!

sunscreen protectionSunscreen is a definite must if you are planning on being out in the sunshine all day. Even if the weather turns to rain, sunscreen can skill protect your skin.

Here are some benefits sunscreen can provide for us!

  1. Protection from UV rays, or ultra violet rays, originating the ozone layer in the atmosphere. These rays can cause wrinkles, premature aging, and sun damage. Luckily, sunscreen can protect your skin from UV rays.
  2. Sunscreen helps prevent or decrease the development of Cancer. According to The Cleveland Clinic, skin cancer is the most prevalent form of all cancers here in the US. By wearing a SPF, sun protection factor, of 15 or higher you can lower your risks to skin cancer, says the CDC.
  3. Your glowing skin will thank you for wearing sunscreen, sunscreen can help prevent discoloration and prevent brown spots also known as sun spots.
  4. Having a beach day? Sunscreen helps prevent sun burns!

Thankfully, we have many options when it comes to choosing the right sunscreen. Many skin care lines are constantly developing different formulas for all skin types. One of our favorite sunscreens is Alastins HydraTint Pro Mineral Broad Spectrum Sunscreen with an SPF 36. We love how light weight the formula is! Alastins Hydratint also contains a subtle color tint letting you layer it underneath makeup for added protection or worn alone for a flawless look. On top of all that it blocks out harmfully UVs for added protection against environment pollutants.

You can purchase your HydraTint in our office or visit Alastins website: http://alastin.com/dramybandy  

The take away message is, don’t forget the sunscreen. Your skin will thank you for it!

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