Skin Care

How To Combat Ageing In The Summer?

The summer is full of wonderful things, from being outside and the longer days to enjoying the sun on your face. It is all about having fun and going to the beach.

However, spending too much time outdoors in the sun can have long lasting negative effects on your skin. This is because the sun’s strong UVA and UVB rays can exacerbate the ageing process. Making you show signs of ageing prematurely.

In this article, you will find out how the sun can damage your skin but also how to combat the ageing effects of the sun in the summer.

Why Is the Sun Damaging For Your Skin?

The sun’s UVA and UVB rays are extremely damaging to your skin as their effects can cause and lead to sun damage.

This damage from the sun can lead to all sorts of skin conditions from surface level issues such as hyperpigmentation, premature ageing, and wrinkles to more insidious skin issues like melanoma.

This effect on your skin can be difficult to combat, especially if you don’t take action quick enough.

How To Combat The First Signs Of Ageing

Tackling the sun and external aggressors is all down to the products you use on your face and in your skin routine.

You need to up your skincare game. Your skin needs you to be there for it and use products that benefit your skin and help prevent sun damage and premature ageing.

Drink Your Water

Hydration is vital to not only fighting against the ageing process, but for your skin in general. It helps to keep your skin hydrated, supple, and plump. When you drink water, it helps go to your cells, plumping them up which then leads to your skin looking vibrant and healthy, filling in any fine lines and wrinkles. Dehydrated skin will exacerbate any signs of ageing.

Never Leave The House Unprotected

Sunscreen is your new best friend, but it should’ve been your trusted friend for many years. However, it is never too late to try and look after your skin and protect it from the sun. Using sunscreen creates a barrier between your skin and the sun’s UV rays, this will help to prevent any more damage to your skin whilst also keeping it hydrated and smooth.

Exfoliate! Exfoliate Exfoliate!

Shedding the old skin and making way for the new is what will leave your skin glowing, radiant and wrinkle free. It also will encourage the production of new skin cell turnover, which will help to keep your skin fresh and new.

Add Some Glow Into Your Skin

The key to glowing and youthful skin is by adding vitamin A brightening serum to your routine. It helps to boost a dull complexion as well as fight against any fine lines and wrinkles. It penetrates into your skin too and will leave you looking like a glowing goddess in the sun.

Wrinkles Be Gone

The holy grail of skincare and your new trusted sidekick. Retinol helps to smooth out any fine lines and helps to shed a layer of your skin, aiding in exfoliating away any excess dead skin cells. Use this consistently to get that youthful and radiant skin.

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