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Sunscreen for Anti-Aging – Get Smart About Sunscreen

Posted by Health & Beauty Expert on

Recently a new study has published in US that sunscreen can greatly benefit prevent untimely aging significantly triggered by the sun and its harmful UV rays. Since it has been determined now that sunscreen has anti-ageing properties, we have prepared a list on ways to choose the best sunscreen for your particular skin.

Choosing the Best Sunscreen

Broad-Spectrum Sunscreens:

Broad spectrum sunscreen is considered very good. It provides proper safety from sun’s UV rays. The sunscreen has ingredients like benzophenones, oxybenzone, cinnamates, octylmethyl cinnamate, cinoxate, sulisobenzone, salicylates, titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, avobenzone, Parsol and ecamsule (Mexoryl SX).

SPF 15:

The sunscreen with SPF 15 provides effective prevention from premature ageing. Sunburn caused by UVB rays can also be prevented if your product contains SPF 15.

UVA Protection:

Sunscreen products that contain ecamsule, avobenzone, oxybenzone, titanium dioxide, sulisobenzone, or zinc oxide provide high protection against UVA rays.

Kid-friendly Sunscreen:

Although, The American Academy of Pediatrics indorses that kids under 6 months should not have sun exposure due to high risk of getting sunburns and various sun rays’ related issues, however little sun exposure with sun screen can be tolerated. Furthermore children are easily irritated by adult sunscreens and the chemicals used in it, consequently always try to avoid sunscreens with para-aminobenzoic acid (PABA) and benzephenones, oxybenzone and sulisobenzone.

Sunscreen for Allergies:

People with sensitive skin or people who have allergies should always look titanium dioxide and zinc oxide in sunscreen products. These essentials are considered good for people who suffer from various types of allergies. Don’t use products that have chemicals including para-aminobenzoic acid (PABA), dioxybenzone, oxybenzone, and sulisobenzone alcohol, fragrances and preservatives.

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