Best Skincare Ingredients to Protect your Skin from Sun Damage

Sun exposure can have some significant negative impacts on your skin. Did you know that sun exposure is the number one cause of premature ageing? It can take a while for it to appear on the surface of your skin and by the time its apparent it may be too late to completely reverse the damage that has been done. However, that doesn’t mean there is nothing you can do about it. Here are 5 top skincare ingredients we recommend that can prevent and help treat the existing UV damage.

 

Sunscreen

One of the most crucial ingredients that should be used all year round! Yes including winter. Protecting your skin from the sun helps any existing sun damage from getting worse and any new sun damage that may occur.

 

Antioxidants

Antioxidants have the unique power to protect and defend your skin from free radicals (responsible for skin ageing, cell mutation and damage of proteins and DNA). It can also help soften the signs of UV damage, calm inflammation and slow down premature ageing thanks to their collagen boosting and skin brightening and rejuvenating abilities. Includes Vitamin C, Vitamin E, botanical extracts.

 

Niacinamide

Transforming ingredient in supporting a healthy moisture barrier, evening out skin complexion, anti-inflammatory effects and helps your skin recover from sun damage. It has also been helpful to treat certain skin conditions including acne, eczema and rosacea.

 

Retinol

A form of vitamin A with anti-ageing properties that increases skin cell turnover, helping to diminish the appearance of premature fine lines and wrinkles whilst boosting collagen production.

 

Peptides

Amino acids that make up proteins needed by your skin. An ultra-effective ingredient to replenish and send signals to your skin to produce more collagen, helping to restore and repair your skin from sun damage. Peptides is also a great anti-ageing ingredient to prolong a youthful glow.  

 

 


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