The importance of using sunscreen

The importance of using sunscreen is to protect your skin from the sun's rays, and without a doubt, it is one of the most effective ways to protect the skin. Dermatologists at Freshness Skin, Cosmetic and Laser Center in Hurghada recommend using a sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or more.

The importance of using sunscreen is to protect your skin from the sun's rays, and undoubtedly it is one of the most effective ways to protect your skin from the sun's rays 

Effective for skin preservation.

The dermatologists at the Freshness Center for Dermatology, Cosmetic and Laser in Hurghada recommend using a sunscreen with a factor of 

Protection 30 or more.

In this article we will learn about sunscreen, including the correct ways to use it.

What is the importance of using sunscreen?

You can use sunscreen as part of your morning routine, and reapply it every two hours, or after swimming or sweating profusely.

This may sound like a lot, but the benefits are really invaluable, and the importance of using sunscreen includes:

  • Helps prevent sunburn

Many of us know how painful and damaging sunburn can be, which is why sunscreen is a tool 

Important to help protect your skin from burning.

The SPF is an indicator of how much protection a sunscreen can provide when applied.

If skin without sunscreen burns out in one minute, sunscreen rated with a factor 

SPF 50 It will take 50 minutes for the same skin to burn.

  • Reduces skin cancers

Recent studies have proven that sunscreen reduces the risk of skin cancers such as tumors 

melanin (melanoma), squamous cell carcinoma, as well as spots.

  • It helps the body protect itself from some other threats

Skin cells become less effective at detecting and attacking threats to the immune system, when 

The skin is damaged by exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays.

This makes it more difficult for our bodies to fight disease, and it also slows down the body's natural ability to heal.

Applying sunscreen regularly helps protect our skin from UV damage in the first place. 

So we can help maintain the immune system.

Other benefits of sunscreen

  • Works to reduce early signs of aging

 The importance of using sunscreen is great, as it works to prevent and reduce early signs of aging from 

By helping to maintain skin texture.

It also reduces the appearance of pimples, small visible blood vessels, and pigmented areas such as freckles, 

and fine lines.

You can easily incorporate sunscreen into your skincare routine by applying it after moisturizer, and before applying makeup.

  • Reduces the exacerbation of skin infections

These infections include rash, itching, dry skin, and unusual skin pigmentation.

It also works to reduce the exacerbation of some diseases such as lupus, Pink count.

  • Gives you healthy, even skin tone

This healthy skin results from the regular use of sunscreen, which keeps the skin from pigmentation due to excessive exposure to the sun. 

How does sunscreen work?

Sunscreens work by absorbing harmful rays and reducing their length, preventing their arrival 

to the inner layers of the skin, and works to reverse it from the epidermis.

It also contains protective ingredients such as: titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, and salicylate.

These ingredients tend to appear white on the skin and are usually a good choice for those with sensitive skin.

You can also read : Chemical peel session.

Types of sunscreen

  1. chemical sunscreen

It absorbs ultraviolet rays and causes chemical reactions to prevent them from damaging the skin.

Oxybenzone (Oxybenzone), as well as Avobenzone, are the most important ingredients 

main content it contains.

  1. physical sunscreen

Protects the skin and reflects harmful rays, and zinc oxide and titanium are its most important components.

You can choose between the two types, after a medical examination at a specialized dermatologist, as at the Freshness Center for Dermatology 

Cosmetology and laser in Hurghada, and determine the right type for you.

The importance of using sunscreen for children

Sunscreen can be used safely for children 6 months of age and older, and there are some types 

Specially made for babies and toddlers.

It also works to protect the baby's skin from ultraviolet and ultraviolet rays that damage his sensitive skin. 

It protects it from various skin diseases.

You can also read : Pediatric Dermatology.

Is there any harm to sunscreen?

It can be said that the harms of sunscreen are much less than its benefits, as it can cause the following:

  • An allergic reaction to its components, when you use a type that is not suitable for your skin, which can lead to 

         To redness, skin irritation, or a rash.

  • Leaves stains on clothes, especially those types that contain para-aminobenzoic acid.
  • It can accidentally reach the eyes, causing inflammation.

Specifications of the right sunscreen for your skin

A specialist dermatologist should be consulted at the Freshness Center for Dermatology, Cosmetic and Laser in Hurghada, as it is 

They will prescribe the right sunscreen for you depending on your skin type.

The type of sunscreen varies according to the type of skin, oily skin needs a water-based type, while skin 

Dry need a type that contains moisturizers.

If you have sensitive skin, look for fragrance-free (hypoallergenic) and oil-free formulas.

How can you protect your skin from exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays?

Experts agree that an SPF should be at least 15, which is the minimum required to prevent skin damage from UV rays, but a better factor is 30.

Dermatologists at the Freshness Center for Dermatology, Cosmetic and Laser in Hurghada recommend following some tips that contribute to protecting the skin, including the following:

  • Use sunscreen every day, even if you spend a lot of time indoors.
  • Use a cosmetic product that contains sunscreen, such as moisturizers, especially after shaving.
  • If you spend more time outdoors, use a stronger type of sunscreen, and reapply it at least every two hours.
  • You can limit your exposure to the sun, especially between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., when the sun is at its most intense.
  • Wear sunscreen, such as long pants and hats, when in the sun.
  • Sunscreen should be applied half an hour before exposure to the sun.

Finally, now that we know the importance of using sunscreen, it's never too late to start protecting your skin, if you've already been exposed to sun damage.

And if you have skin spots that cause you to worry, it is important to have them checked by a dermatologist at the Freshness Center for Dermatology, Aesthetics and Laser in Hurghada.

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