And after confinement, take care of your skin from the sun

take care of your skin from the sun

Now that summer has started and some countries have relaxed the restrictions of the pandemic, it is likely that, after being in confinement, our skin is very sensitive. How to take care of ourselves if we are going to sunbathe? This is a post to offer you skincare tips for sun exposure.

The skin is the largest organ of our body and the skin of the face is the most sensitive, so if you decide to go out this summer and expose yourself to the sun, do not put your skin at risk, remember that we spent a lot of time under cover at home and It is possible that exposure without prior care to the sun's rays will do us more damage than normal.

Use sunscreen

Always, at all times, before leaving the house, apply sunscreen to your face and the areas that will be exposed to the sun, such as the neck, arms, shoulders or legs, if applicable.

Sunscreen must have a Sun Protection Factor (SPF) greater than 30. In the case of protection for children and / or babies use sunscreen with SPF greater than 50.

In the case of the face, use in all cases a specialized sunscreen for this skin, avoid applying any sunscreen to your face without confirming that it is specialized and can be applied to the face, some may leave side effects such as spots or irritation, so we recommend that you use specialized products.

Other alternatives for protecting your skin

Use fashion to your advantage, you can take care of the skin of your face wearing wide-brimmed hats, there are many alternatives with which you can look fabulous without having to expose your face to strong sunlight. If you are a man, do not limit yourself, you can wear a hat or caps that protect you from the sun.

Sunglasses are essential, especially if they are from our collection, use those that contain protection against UV rays and not any sunglasses that do not protect you. It is preferable to invest a little more and use an accessory that in addition to making you look good will protect you.

Avoid prolonged exposure to the sun, the best time is in the morning, until 11.00am and in the afternoon after 3.00pm, never expose yourself directly to the sun in the middle of the day, even if you want the best tan what you You will get if you do this is to make your skin sick.

Stay hydrated, drinking enough water also protects you from the sun because it keeps your skin soft, hydrated and without much dryness, avoids the consumption of alcohol because it tends to dry your skin and consumes fresh foods that do not demand more from your body.

Treat your skin with a specialist

Last but not least, always treat your skin with a specialist, in Dra. Parpados we are available to listen to you and evaluate any condition you have on your skin, especially the skin around your face, remember that you can make a prior consultation, online on our website, we leave you the link  Here we can give you more answers and advice for skin care.