Did you know
sunshine is considered the single biggest cause of visible aging?
Exposure to sun can lead to wrinkles, age spots, and skin cancer. But
you don't have to succumb to the damaging rays. It's never too late to
start protecting your skin, even if you haven't been sun savvy in the
For starters, every woman should eat a diet that's rich in fruits and
They contain antioxidant compounds, which reduce the damaging effects of
sunshine. (Refraining from smoking also makes a difference because
cigarette smoke creates huge numbers of skin-damaging molecules.)
But the most important thing you can do is shield your skin from the
You can enjoy your favorite outdoor activities without worrying about
the damaging rays as long as you use sunscreen, take advantage of shade,
and wear the right clothing.
How can you protect yourself from the sun's destructive rays? This
four-step action plan will prove helpful.
Step 1: Determine Your Risk Profile
You should schedule a skin exam with your dermatologist at least once a
year after the age of 40.
Step 2: Choose and Use the Right Protection
Wearing sunscreen is essential. You should use it every day, especially
when you're spending time outdoors.
Step 3: Add Extra Protection
Wearing sunscreen helps to decrease the incidence of wrinkles and
prevent the development of skin cancer. But sunscreen isn't enough by
itself. For additional ways to protect the skin, we recommend that you
always wear shades, a hat, long sleeve shirts and buy clothing with
Step 4: Protect Yourself Year-Round
Follow these four steps and you'll be well on your way to having happier
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