Excessive sun exposure is arguably the chief cause behind premature skin aging, it is also known as photo aging. Two types of ultraviolet lights are emitted by the sun: UVA and UVB. Besides becoming the cause of skin burning, both these rays can also cause skin cancer in severe cases.
In fact UVA are known as aging rays. Dr. David Leffell, who serves as lecturer of dermatology and surgery at Yale School of Medicine, says “UVA rays penetrate deeper into the dermis, where they wreak havoc with elastin and collagen fibers – causing prematurely wrinkled, sagging skin.” Skin Protection Tips for Premature Aging and Suntan
Here are few effective tips to protect your skin from sun thus prevent premature aging and suntan.
A branded sunscreen product protects your skin from disastrous effects of UVA and UVB that’s why make sure checking the ingredients, especially the Sun Protection Factor, on the casing of the product before buying it.
Avoid stepping out in the sun between 10am-3pm during the hot days of summer because UVB rays are strongest at this time. Put on a good and best suited sunscreen to the all exposed parts of the skin few minutes before going out in the sun.
For reducing tan and improving the skin texture apply a mixture of milk cream, papaya and sugar on the body skin just before taking bath. Another effective remedy for reducing skin tanning is tomato juice. Dab fresh tomato juice on the neck and face and hold it as it is for few minutes. Then after, rinse off with plain water.