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Sunshine and Skin: Your Easy Guide to Sunscreen in Your 40s and 50s

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Sunscreen Routine Simplified

Remember those carefree summer days of your youth, basking under the sun without a worry?

Fast forward to today, and our skin tells a different story.

The laughter lines and sun-kissed memories are dear, but as we navigate our 40s and 50s, our skin demands more attention, especially when it comes to the sun.

This guide is your new best friend, offering a simple yet effective sunscreen routine tailored just for you.

Understand Your Skin’s Needs:

In our 40s and 50s, our skin undergoes significant changes. It becomes drier, thinner, and more sensitive to sunlight.

Broad Spectrum Sunscreen

A broad-spectrum sunscreen with SPF of 30 or higher is a must to protect against UVA (aging) and UVB (burning) rays. Remember to apply sunscreen 15 minutes before potential exposure.

Winter Sun Care: 

Even during the winter months, when the sun seems more a distant friend than a close companion, it’s crucial to remember the significant impact sunshine has on our skin.

The sun’s rays, though less intense, can still contribute to skin damage, particularly in the form of UV exposure that accelerates aging and increases the risk of skin cancer.

The reflective nature of snow can even intensify UV radiation. This highlights the importance of year-round skin protection, not just for maintaining a youthful appearance but also for ensuring long-term skin health.

Embracing a consistent skincare routine with adequate sun protection during these cooler months is just as vital as it is in the summer, helping to safeguard your skin against the subtle yet persistent effects of winter sun exposure.

Routine Simplified:

Tinted Sunscreen

Mornings can be hectic. Simplify your routine with EltaMD UV Luminous SPF 41. This tinted sunscreen offers non-greasy UV protection, antioxidants for skin nourishment, and a light rosy tint for a luminous finish. This elevates your daily makeup routine with 2-in-1 protection and radiance.

Reapplication Made Easy:

Keep a travel-sized sunscreen in your purse or car for easy reapplication. It’s essential, especially if you’re outdoors for extended periods. A quick dab during lunch can be a skin-saver.

Sensitive Skin Solutions:

100% Mineral Sunscreen

If you have sensitive skin, mineral-based sunscreens with zinc oxide or titanium dioxide are your go-to. They are less irritating and offer excellent protection.

Don’t Forget the Neck and Hands:

Our focus might be on the face, but the neck and hands reveal age too. Ensure they’re covered in your sunscreen routine.

Evening Care:

Elta MD Recovery Night Mask

Your nighttime skincare routine should focus on repairing and rejuvenating. EltaMD’s Skin Recovery Night Mask complements your daytime sun protection by nourishing and repairing sun-exposed skin.

Buffalo and Monticello’s Best Kept Secret:

Why is everyone in Buffalo and Monticello talking about Stellis Health’s skincare? It’s the blend of protection, simplicity, and effectiveness that suits our lifestyle here.

Sun protection is more than a routine; it’s a commitment to your skin’s future. Embrace these simple steps and let your skin thank you.

At Stellis Health Medical Skin Care, our experts have got your back, ready to tailor advice and treatments to your skin’s unique needs.

Explore our curated selection of products from reputable brands, each meticulously chosen for different skin types and vouched for by skincare experts.

As you embark on this voyage of self-care, rest assured that your commitment to loving your skin will be met with the reciprocal glow of vibrant, well-nourished, and cared-for skin.

Stellis Health- Medical Skin Care Center has numerous sunscreen samples. We would be happy to help find a sunscreen that works best for you.

Make an appointment today by selecting the service you are interested in.

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