When I was younger, I spent hours in a lounge chair roasting myself, smothered in baby oil and Sun In, trying to darken my skin and lighten my hair all at the same time. At the time we viewed this as self care. Oh how I wish I knew then how much damage I was causing. And how sorry I’d be about it later on in my life.
Now that I know better, I’m trying to be very careful not to further damage my skin. My new self care routine includes being kind to my aging skin by using products that contain good ingredients and a high level of SPF.
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If you’re as worried about sun damage to your skin as I am, you’re not going to want to miss this informative article from the Avon Insider blog, Make SPF Your BFF: Sun Protection Tips. It’s packed with information about some of Avon’s best products to protect your skin when you’re out and about in the summer.
If you’re someone who spends a lot of time on a boat, at the beach, camping, fishing, or even just walking around your own neighborhood, you’ll want to read (and learn) about Avon’s makeup and lotions that have a SPF factor to protect your precious skin.
Here’s a sample:
The sun’s UV rays can damage your skin within 15 minutes of exposure. Sun damage can lead to skin cancer and other skin conditions, along with discoloration, premature skin aging and wrinkling. As we take walks, lounge by the pool and have fun in the sun, we must make SPF our BFF. Below, we’ve rounded up the best SPF products to help you stay protected during every outdoor activity.
How about you? Have you always protected your skin from the sun or are you like me, older and wiser now? Share your thoughts in the comments section. I love hearing from my readers!
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