3 Reasons You Need to Start Wearing Sunscreen Now

By Virginia Laird

It is hard to believe there was ever a time when sunscreen did not exist. However, it hasn't been that long ago that sunscreen was not a thought. At that point, burning was simply a thing that everyone experienced. Likewise, skin damage caused from the sun was unheard of. Since that time, research has proven time and again that the sun can cause a host of issues for skin and overall health. Dermatologists frequently advise patients to make sunscreen part of their skincare regimen. A few reasons to start wearing sunscreen right away include:

  • Wearing sunscreen can prevent skin cancer
  • Protecting your skin from the sun prevents signs of aging
  • Sunscreen can help prevent sunburn

Wearing Sunscreen Can Prevent Skin Cancer

In a world where the number of those diagnosed with skin cancer is increasing, it is time to decide what you can do to keep such a diagnosis from your list of trials. Sunscreen is a great defense against skin cancer. Dermatologists recommend those who are serious about preventing skin cancer should make wearing sunscreen a daily habit. It is advised that you should invest in a sunscreen with at least an SPF of 15. Still, there are many who prefer much more protection. Skincare experts advise that the more protection you provide to your skin, the better your odds are at avoiding skin cancer.

Protecting Your Skin From the Sun Prevents Signs of Aging

There comes a time in life when there is little that can be done to prevent the aging process from taking over the body. For this reason, experts suggest that you take great care of your skin, which can help fight the aging process and keep it at bay as long as possible. For this reason, it is advised that you begin to wear sunscreen on a regular basis. Dermatologists admit that wearing sunscreen routinely can prevent premature signs of aging. Help your skin prevent wrinkling from taking over your skin too soon.   

Sunscreen Can Help Prevent Sunburn

Speaking from experience, sunburn can be painful. Research suggests that each time you burn, you increase the chances of developing skin cancer. Those who have had family members diagnosed with skin cancer may already have increased chances. Dermatologists suggest that wearing sunscreen can help prevent sunburn from taking over your life. It is never too late to begin healthy habits. Now is the time to invest in sunscreen and begin making it a part of your daily skincare routine.  

Start protecting your skin with these habits to day!

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