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10 measures against the harmful rays of the sun

Use a product specific to your skin type

The most important thing to pay attention to in sunscreens; It has protective properties against UVA and UVB rays. Milk-shaped preservatives applied to the body and other parts of the body may not be suitable for the face. It can exacerbate problems such as acne and sensitivity. Therefore, it is more convenient to choose the sunscreen products you will use for the face according to the characteristics of your skin. If your skin is oily, you should prefer water-based products that do not cause oil on the skin and mattify the skin. If you have dry skin structure, it is more useful to use sunscreen products that also have moisturizing properties. If your skin is allergic, acne or stained or blushing, take advantage of special sunscreens for this type of problem.

Drive 20 minutes before you go out on the street

It is very important that you drive 20 minutes before going out, not after the sunscreens are outdoors, but when they are still indoors... Take care to apply your protective product when you have not yet worn your outfit, including areas such as eyelids, insides of the arms, nape, outer ear, lip and foot tops that are exposed and will be affected by the sun.

Watch out for that amount!

Another rule that you must follow in order for the sun-blocking product to benefit should be to apply it to your skin in sufficient quantities. Feed at least a handful of sunscreen to exposed areas of your body. Pay special attention to areas where the sun's rays are upright, such as the ear, nape, nose, shoulder and foot.

Do not leave in the sun

Do not use sunscreen products from the previous summer that have expired, have been in the sun for a long time, and whose lid or box has been deformed, even if you have kept them under favorable conditions. Be careful not to leave protective products in the sun, whether on the beach, in the car or elsewhere, as the effect of the solithe will decrease.

Protect in cloudy weather

The sun's harmful ultraviolet rays also leak through car windows or curtains in the house. Even in indoor weather, they can filter through the clouds, causing damage to our skin. Therefore, continue to use the protective product in such cases on exposed areas of your body.

Repeat every 2 hours

Dermatologist Dr. Burçak Bozdemir Aral pointed out that the effect of sunscreen products lasts on average 2 hours, "So do not forget to repeat the product every 2 hours during your stay outside. If it's excessive sweating, swimming or showering, be sure to repeat the process without taking into account the time," he said.

Standing in the shade is not enough

Since the sun's rays also have the ability to reflect from the environment, they also act by reflecting on the pool, sea, sand and ground. Therefore, sitting in the shade may not be enough to protect yourself from the sun. Continue to repeat the sunscreen product even in the shade of your exposed areas.

Don't forget the lip and nose!

Above the nose with the lip area, one of the most neglected facial areas in summer. But beware! Harmful sun ray-related diseases and skin cancers are most common in these regions, both because they have a thinner structure than other areas and because they are constantly exposed to the sun's rays, not only when you are by the sea. Therefore, always protect the lips and nose with SPF 50 sunscreen, preferably specially produced products for this region. When you wipe your lips after eating, reapply the cream.

Tightly woven, dark clothes

Make a habit of wearing wide ultraviolet-protected glasses and a hat with a wide visor when you go out on the street. In summer, specially made ultraviolet protected clothing is recommended to protect against the sun. It is worth choosing these clothes when swimming and exercising. Cotton and light-colored clothes that we like to wear in summer pass ultraviolet rays easily. Their permeability increases, especially when they are wet with sweat or water. Tightly woven, dark, not too thin clothes are more protective.

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