As an esthetician, Molly understands the vital role that sunscreen plays in preventing premature aging of the skin. Sun exposure is one of the primary factors contributing to the aging process, and sunscreen acts as a powerful shield against the damaging effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation. UV rays penetrate the skin and trigger the production of free radicals, which can lead to collagen and elastin breakdown, resulting in fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging skin. By wearing sunscreen daily, you can effectively minimize these harmful effects, maintaining a youthful complexion and preserving your skin’s elasticity and firmness.
Moreover, sunscreen also helps in preventing the appearance of age spots and hyperpigmentation. Prolonged sun exposure can trigger an overproduction of melanin, causing dark spots and uneven skin tone. By applying sunscreen with a broad-spectrum protection, it acts as a barrier against both UVA and UVB rays, reducing the risk of sun-induced pigmentation issues. By incorporating sunscreen into your skincare routine, you can not only preserve your skin’s overall health but also enjoy a more radiant and even-toned complexion, ultimately enhancing your self-confidence and maintaining a more youthful appearance for years to come.
Talk with Molly during your next appointment about the use of sunscreen and which of the Bioelements and Theraderm sunscreens will work best for you:
Ray Defense SPF 30 or FaceScreen SPF 50