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snow & sun

snow & sun

This post will be totally different than the others because it is about creams. I will try to convince you to use the sun protection and to explain you why it is so important to use it daily.

First of all: movie, showing the sun influence

This will explain you why we are getting older. You need to remember that the skin cancer is related also to the sun. So don’t waste your time and have a look, it is only few minutes. BTW you will also see a surprising application of an ultraviolet camera:


Did you see the kids? They didn’t have damages on their skin. We are all born with a healthy skin but with time our skin changes because the sun damages it…

And here is the easiest explanation to what you just saw on the previous movie:



Short facts about sun radiation:

UVA is 95% UV radiation which gets to us and UVB is only 5% of the all radiation and it gives us tant.

UVA goes through all possible barriers: walls, glasses, windows, etc. So UVA is always with us: during winter and summer, when it is a cloudy day, or snowing, – it is with us all the time.

UVA make damages to our skin and those damages will appear when we get older. UVA is the main reason why humans get skin cancer and any other skin illness

How to protect our skin?

The only way is to avoid sun exposition and use sun protection creams everyday (in summer and in winter, in rainy and in snowing days too).

Take always the highest filter available and apply it with a thick layer (put more than less, it is the opposite to make-up).

How to get even more protection?

Do not expose yourself to the sun radiation for too long.

Avoid tanning and UV tanning boosts.

Cover up with clothing, including a hat and UV-blocking sunglasses.

Keep newborns and kids out of the sun. Sunscreens should be used on babies over the age of six months.

Examine your skin head-to-toe every month.

See your dermatologist every year for a professional skin exam.

And for a summary, see the chart:

chart - sun protection

chart – sun protection

Source and more facts