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Anthelios Sunscreen and Protection

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Most of the time when you’re looking to soak something up, you will be reaching for a sponge, but if it’s sun you’re planning on soaking up, then a high-quality sunscreen is what you should be using every time. UV rays give skin the ‘golden glow’ that many people like when they’re well-tanned, but it’s harsh on skin. Especially if you’re a person with fair, light skin prone to burning easily. In truth, even if you don’t burn easily, you should have some sort of protection on your skin, and Anthelios sunscreen is one of the better ones you can use because of it’s added skin protecting elements.

There’s also the fact that in many parts of the world sunrays are stronger than ever before. Collective efforts to protect the Earth’s ozone layer have done many good things, and that includes making it so that the sun’s rays aren’t as harmful as they might be if we hadn’t had an international push for the Montreal Protocol in 1987. Another aspect that would be harmful for humans would be that if the ozone layer were able to deplete further then it would mean that trees and plants wouldn’t be able to carry out with photosynthesis properly. Photosynthesis is what plants need to carry out to thrive and grow, which means without it, we would lose our ability to grow crops.

Credit for progress in this aspect will go to scientists and world leaders of the time, but for the average individual, enjoying a clear and sunny summer day is the only interest they have among other interests. But having sun rather than other elemental weather events can certainly be a promoting factor for people to get out and partake in their daily interests. That’s why the use of Anthelios sunscreen is highly recommended. There’s one spot in particular that people often neglect and this area of the body that gets a LOT of sun. Can you guess where? Well, if you’re wearing a wide-brimmed hat you’re fine, but if you’re wearing a ball cap or anything similar the tops of the ears are a location where a good sunscreen is needed.

The back of neck and tops of ears are two spots that should always get an application and don’t skip the tops of your feet if you’re wearing sandals! Flip flop lines are something to be proud of and a way to let everyone know you’ve been getting plenty of natural Vitamin D!

Special Sunscreen Ingredient

Anthelios sunscreen is recommended as it not only provides protection against sunburns, it also prevents premature skin aging. La Roche Posay Anthelios 60 is a patented sunscreen that is best for people that want maximum UVA / UVB sun protection for their sensitive skin. And we’d also like to throw in that if you are an individuals with tattoos, applying sunscreen is part of good sun care for tattooed skin. In addition to the SPF 60 sun protection, all of the different SPF products sold under the Anthelios sunscreen branding contain Mexoryl SX. Mexoryl SX provides individuals with a ray filtering system that isn’t found within less expensive and conventional sunscreens.

The appeal of Anthelios sunscreen with Mexoryl SX is that it evens out the effectiveness of the product. Conventional sunscreen lotions do just fine with blocking UVB rays but don’t block UVA rays nearly as effectively. It’s true that there is increased exposure to UVB rays than UVA, when getting sun exposure at or near sea level, but UVA rays are still present enough to be a risk for sun damage. Another appealing aspect of Anthelios sunscreen is that the Mexoryl SX contained in this sunscreen makes it a more photostable sunscreen. Many cheaper sunscreens will break down slowly in sunlight and not be as effective for a long duration of time.

A Mexoryl-containing sunscreen is photostable and will not degrade the same way the cheaper ones do, which means you may not need to reapply it as frequently throughout the day. If you’re someone that is convinced sunscreen needs to be reapplied many times throughout the day, then know that this is very common with the standard conventional sunscreens which most people use. And whether or not your skin aging concerns are related to sun exposure, Retin A cream is very good for anyone who has skin aging concerns and wants to really double down on protecting their skin.

Selenium Too

La Roche Posay Anthelios 60 is also available in a face stick that makes it easy to apply to the length of your nose or on the tops of ears when you’re out and about. Many of the La Roche Posay sunscreens will also have their Thermal Spring Water incorporated into the formula. Choose Anthelios sunscreen and you’ll benefit from the Selenium within this spring water and the way it defends against free radicals which can also be a part of preventing premature skin aging.

We’ll conclude this entry by reiterating the importance of sunscreen safety. Choose Anthelios sunscreen and other higher-end sun cream products so you can be sure the ingredients in the formula do not have benzene or other harmful chemicals that are in cheap sunscreens. Another chemical found in cheap sun creams in oxybenzone, which has been found to cause harm to coral reefs in the vacation destination seas around the world. Keep the sea healthy and your skin healthier by choosing high-quality sunscreen.


IMPORTANT NOTE: The above information is intended to increase awareness of health information and does not suggest treatment or diagnosis. This information is not a substitute for individual medical attention and should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. See your health care professional for medical advice and treatment.


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