Beware of the sun! Sun care is needed all year round.
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If you were to ask me what was the single most important thing you could do for yourself to avoid ageing, the answer would be this:
STAY OUT OF THE SUN
This really is massively important. It's the single most important fact on this whole website. It's supposedly common knowledge but have you really thought about its implications?
You must understand fully that the sun ages you significantly. It is the single most devastating factor that makes us look old.
It is the sun that, in the main, causes those horrible wrinkles and lines which we hate as we age. Just look at pictures of old women from Mediterranean countries and you'll see what I mean.
photo courtesy of J.Estes
Of course, you musn't stay out of the sun altogether since it gives us vital vitamin D which protects against many health problems. However, even in the UK where I'm from, it is virtually impossible to have a lack of sunlight.
I know how hard it is to stay out of the sun as I try to stay out of it as much as I can. I have an added incentive in that being fair skinned, I simply can’t stand to be in the sunlight for any length of time.
However, this is so important that, even if you must be in the sun......
PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THE SUN AT ALL TIMES
When it comes to sun care, it always amuses me when people buy sun creams ‘for their holiday’ as though the only sun that is ever going to affect them is the sun that they have paid for as part of an expensive holiday.
You are in the sun all the time and as soon as that information really starts to mean something to you, you will understand the importance of year round sun care. Although weaker, the sun is still present in winter and will continue to age you as much as the summer sun.
Now, though I know I'm repeating myself, this is so important that we must summarise this as a secret.
Beauty secret: Avoid the sun as much as possible.
Now, here's another very important point regarding the sun:
Beauty secret: Protect your skin from UVA and UVB all-year round, even in Winter!
Yes! What I'm asking you do is to use sun cream every day of the year. No, I'm not crazy, it's simply that I understand the real damage the sun can do to your skin and how it ages you.
At this point, I strongly suggest you
to learn about UVA and UVB rays to understand why sun care, even in Winter, is important.
If you're so keen to find the perfect creams without understanding why then click on
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