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6 Moments that your skin would like you to be more careful

6 Moments that your skin would like you to be more careful

When the sun shines bright in the sky and it is possible to feel it, it burns the skin, you must already imagine what can not be missing at all: the sunscreen. The problem is that the sun's rays can be harmful even on those days when the sun is more timid or even if you are protected from daylight, which leaves your skin vulnerable in the most diverse situations. Here are some of the times your skin would like to be protected:

1. On cloudy and rainy days

Even with the apparent protection of the clouds, the sun's rays continue to threaten our skin. "Clouds can block light, but they can pass up about 80% of ultraviolet A and B rays, which can cause burns, premature aging of the skin, and increase the risk of skin cancer," said dermatologist Carla Albuquerque, effective from the Brazilian Society of Dermatology (SBD).

2. Under the umbrella or protected in the shade

You know when you go to the beach and under the umbrella, but at the end of the day you realize that your skin was all burned? "It is not possible to dispense with the sunscreen, even under the umbrella, because it is worth remembering that most of the fabrics let out part of the solar radiation, and the sand also reflects the UV rays." 3. Using Your Cell Phone / Computer / Watching TV

It's not just the sun's rays that can harm your skin. "Visible light is transmitted by fluorescent lamps, such as those that illuminate indoor environments, artificial lighting, computer light, cell phone light, TV light, and the clarity that enters through the window. also accelerate their early aging, "explains Carla.

However, not every protector can prevent the action of this light. "Products that block the effect of visible light on the skin are the physical filters and those that have color (pigments), which reflect and disperse the energy of light, building a physical barrier to solar radiation," says

4. When leaving your ears exposed

If you have short hair or wrap it, it is good to be aware of the care of that part of the body. "Areas like the ears are usually neglected / forgotten when applying the photoprotector. It is worth mentioning that it is a region very exposed to the incidence of ultraviolet radiation and that pre-malignant lesions such as keratosis and skin cancer are often diagnosed

5. Using necklines

Care to apply sunscreen properly is not usually taken so seriously when it is necessary to apply the product to the neckline.In fact, on a day-to-day basis, The lack of daily protection in an exposed area such as this can result in blemishes, wrinkles ('neckline wrinkles'), and even the skin cancer.

6. When you get bald

Hair is an important protection for our head. By losing the hair, it becomes another area that deserves attention for the pro sunscreen. "People who are running out of hair or thinning hair often forget to properly protect this area, whether with sunscreen or with a hat. It is often the appearance of spots, pre-malignant lesions and skin cancer in this region that is routinely not adequately protected. "

Pay attention to the parts of the body that are discovered and protect them, whether with sunscreen or physical protection is an assertive way to prevent skin cancer, the one with the highest incidence in Brazil.


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