Skin 101: Protecting Your Skin While Sunbathing

Skin 101: Protecting Your Skin While Sunbathing

The midsummer sun is here and now is the perfect time to get out and sunbath while working on your tan, but of course the sun can be damaging to your skin as well.  The sun at this time of year can be strong enough to do some real, lasting damage to your skin, but not if you take the proper precautions.  

So grab your sunglasses and a beach towel or chair and get ready to get a golden tan, while also keeping these precautions in mind.

  1. Wear a hat.  Starting with the top of your body is the best way to protect yourself from the damaging sun.  A hat will protect your scalp from getting damaged while laying out.
  2. Moisturize your face with one of our face moisturizers.  Keeping your skin moisturized will be critical to being able to get the benefits of sunbathing without the damage.
  3. Use sunscreen.  The myth that wearing sunscreen gets in the way of your tan is just that, a myth and it has been debunked numerous times.  Wearing sunscreen is critical to protecting your skin and once you find the perfect SPF for your skin you'll still be able to get a great tan.
  4. Exfoliate.  Once you're done sunbathing for the day, gently scrub away the dead skin that has formed during your time in the sun.  If you take a warm shower you'll be able to use InstantPeel to remove any dead skin you have immediately.

Sunbathing can be relaxing and rejuvenating, but it can also be damaging to your skin.  If you spend the time to do it right, you will have glowing skin and keep your body safe from the harmful effects of too much sun exposure.

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