Many of us outdoor enthusiasts who have spent a great deal of time out in the sun and elements notice the damage that has been inflicted on our skin through exposure to UV rays. We not only see the visible effects of this expo sure in the fine lines and wrinkles that appear as we age, we also risk the development of cancerous cells which can be caused through over exposure to the sun. To make matters worse, many of the ingredients that have been shown to reduce the visible signs of skin damage such as discoloration, fine lines and wrinkles have also been shown to make skin more vulnerable to future damage.
Good news has finally arrived for those of us who are not willing to give up our time in the great outdoors! In addition to applying sunscreen before sun exposure, new research reveals that we can increase our skin's natural ability to resist the damaging effects UV rays through the application of certain natural ingredients found in some of the latest skin care products. Some of the most effective ingredients that we can look for in skin care products are Vitamins C and E and Ferulic Acid. These three naturally occurring antioxidants, when used together, have been shown to reduce UV generated sun damage by 8x!
Healing and correcting the appearance of damaged skin need not make our skin more susceptible the negative effects to future sun exposure according to the latest research either. There are many natural ingredients that heal sun damage and make skin more resistant to future damage. The trio of Vitamins C and E with Ferulic Acid not only makes skin more resistant to UV damage, these ingredients also reduce the visible signs of aging by enhancing collagen production, reducing discoloration, and tightening the skin. Here's to sunny days and a healthier you!