Skin ready for summer ?

With summer not too far away, it’s time to invest in a good sunscreen. With the global climate playing havoc in the weather condition the overall skin condition tends to become dry.Lot of people focus only on the 3 –point skin-care regime of cleansing, toning and moisturizing  but they neglect the essential action which should also be part of it – Sun protection!

It is a known fact by now that the harmful rays Ultra Violet radiation cause extensive damage to the skin and cause premature skin aging, eye damage (including cataracts), and skin cancers. They also suppress the immune system, reducing your ability to fight off these and other maladies.

Since the skin is robbed of its moisture, sunscreen which has UVA (long wave ray) and UVB (short wave ray) protection and minimum SPF has to be applied to the areas of which are exposed to the sun.

It’s not enough that you apply the sunscreen only once a day - you need to reapply every two hours and if you are into any kind of sport where you are exposed to the sun or swimming you need to apply it regularly without fail.

Invest in a good sunscreen cream or lotion which are available in the local pharmacy and supermarkets and choose what suits your skin type.This has to become a part of your daily routine when you step out for the day.