There is one thing you put on your skin today, be it sunscreen. Dermatologists are harassing about it again and again because it really works. Of course, your first priority is to prevent sunburn, which can increase your risk of skin cancer. But sunscreen also keeps your skin looking young. Not only does research show that it can protect your skin from UV damage that causes premature aging, but wearing it can actually help reverse signs of damage and aging by reducing the appearance of dark spots, improving the texture, and increasing the brightness of the newspaper Dermatological Surgery .
The sunscreen you choose for your face really should not be different from that of your body. According to Arisa Ortiz, MD, an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Dermatology at the University of California at San Diego, the label must be "broad-spectrum" to protect against UVA (aging) and UVB (burning) radiation. ). You really need to pay attention to the formulation on the bottle because "a lot of sunscreens only protect against UVB rays," she says. Look for SPF 30 or higher. (SPF 30 protects against 97% of UVB rays, while SPF 50 protects 98%).
There are so many, we wanted to identify five good choices that meet all the criteria approved by dermatologists: SPF 30 and broad spectrum protection. And because a common fear is that sunscreen will make you burst, these should also be light and fit even if you are prone to acne. Here are six that you should try now: