How to prepare your skin for the sun?


The sunny days are coming back and so is the sun! What a pleasure to find milder temperatures that make you want to reveal your skin. However, you shouldn't just do it and expose yourself all at once. It is essential to prepare your skin for the sun to avoid the adverse effects of UV rays. There are a few essential gestures to adopt, such as the application of a sun facial.

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Hydration, the essential gesture

Hydration should be done daily, regardless of the season and the amount of sunlight. It remains, in fact, the best way to combat the harmful effects of the sun in the long term. It's important to build a complete routine with, at least, a day cream and a night cream, as well as a cleanser and makeup remover to keep your skin fresh. Even when the face is not made up, passing a cotton pad with a moisturizing micellar water is important to remove all the residue accumulated on the skin during the day.

Algo retinol treatments

Retinol skincare products are known to target the effects of skin aging as they help visibly smooth wrinkles and deeply hydrate the skin. However, retinol is a "photosensitive" ingredient, which means that the skin becomes more reactive to the sun's rays when applied. This can, for example, cause hyperpigmentation spots to appear.

In order to enjoy the benefits of retinol, without the drawbacks, DIadermine offers with its LIFT+ Algo Retinol Day Cream, an alternative composed of 95% ingredients of natural origin that does not involve the same photosensitivity and that allows you to expose yourself reasonably and without fear.

Exfoliation for cell renewal

Scrubs are a great way to have glowing skin. This is even more true when the sun is shining brightly. Exfoliating the skin removes dead skin cells that have accumulated on the epidermis. The skin benefits from stimulation and therefore better oxygenation. Thus, it can better absorb the moisturizing active ingredients of face care.

Be careful, however, not to weaken your skin with an overly abrasive scrub. If you have mature skin or sensitive skin, it is recommended that you avoid exfoliating too intensely and too regularly.

A diet rich in beta-carotene

The more highly coloured the plate, the better news it is for the epidermis. Indeed, fruits and vegetables rich in beta-carotene will provide essential nutrients for the skin's defense. Their antioxidant forms a protective film on the epidermis, which helps fight against UV rays. In addition to providing a protective barrier, colourful fruits and vegetables help to better defend against pollution, promising a real effect on the entire body.

Complementary treatments to boost your skin

Some treatments, in addition to the usual hydration, also help to better prepare the body for sun exposure. For example, Diadermine's LIFT+ Immediate Radiance Capsules boost the production of collagen fiber to recreate a more resilient skin tissue. Its vitamin-rich formula reduces signs of fatigue and visibly smooths the skin.

Sun protection adapted to the skin of the face

In addition to a complete hydration of the face with adapted care, the other essential gesture, especially in the middle of summer, is to have effective sun protection. Ideally, you should apply a sunscreen that is specially adapted to the face to be perfectly protected against the sun's rays on a daily basis.

Progressive exposure

Finally, it is important to keep in mind that the skin should be gradually exposed to UV rays. Exposures should be of short duration at first and may be prolonged thereafter. It is strongly advised not to expose yourself between 12 p.m. and 4 p.m., as this is when the sun's rays are strongest and therefore most dangerous for the epidermis.

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