Stars are taking notice and wearing sunscreen to not only protect themselves from harmful UV radiation that causes skin cancer, but also as a preventive measure for anti-aging. If the dangers of the sun causing skin cancer aren’t enough to persuade you to follow sun safety, let’s examine the superficial facts related to aging. The sun causes wrinkles, sun spots, leathery skin, hyper pigmentation, uneven skin tone, melasma, etc. Dermatologists say that the best defense against premature aging is protecting the skin by wearing sunscreen.
This picture was taken with a special UV camera. It is able to show the sun damage that has accumulated and will eventually begin to appear on her face over time. You may like the tan color short-term, but once you accumulate the sun damage, it’s yours permanently. Not worth it!
With UV rays from the sun and indoor tanning causing skin cancer and aging skin, pale natural skin should be the new tan! Sunscreen is the best defense against premature aging and skin cancer. Love and protect the skin you’re born with. I’ll leave you with a new PSA called “Born” from the AAD.