Repairing Sun Damaged Skin by RyezaLieve

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									                 Repairing Sun Damaged Skin

When our skin is exposed to the sun, then its ultraviolet radiation causes extensive damage
to the skin. The connective tissues of the skin lose its natural strength and flexibility. As a
result, the skin becomes loose and sagging and wrinkles appear on them. Sunspots,
freckles, skin discoloration, rough, dry skin are the other symptoms of sun damage on face.
Usually, the signs of sun damaged skin are not visible immediately. They become
noticeable only after some time.


How to Fix Sun Damaged Skin


There are various techniques suggested by dermatologists for sun damaged skin
treatment. A few of the popular methods to reverse sun damage are as follows:


Skin Creams: There are several skin creams available that can be used for treating the
damaging effect of the sun. One of the key component of these creams is retinoids or
vitamin A. It promotes collagen production and that helps to improve the texture of the skin.


Chemical Peels: Here, certain chemicals are applied on the skin which reacts with its top
layers and burn them. It is then replaced by a new soft, smooth and firm skin. Regular use
of chemical peels can bring about significant improvement in the skin condition.


Microdermabrasion: In this method, the top layers of the sun damaged skin are exfoliated
using small crystals and a new layer of skin appears on the treated area. Just one session
is not enough to achieve the desired effect and it has to be repeated a number of times.
Make sure microdermabrasion is carried out by a qualified professional only.


Laser Therapy: This is an effective treatment even for a severely damaged skin. For this,
laser light is used to get rid of the wrinkles, fine lines, sunspots, etc. Another advantage of
laser therapy is that it promotes collagen production which in turn makes the skin look
much younger after the treatment.


How to Improve Sun Damaged Skin


Many people consider that the best treatment for sun damaged skin is by natural means.
This is because they are less expensive and does not require frequent visit to the
dermatologist clinic. Here are a few ways to repair the skin naturally:


Proper Skin Care: Regular skin exfoliation is a must in order to minimize the damage
caused by sun exposure. This eliminates the rough and dead skin cells from the body, the
skin tone is improved and thus reduce the appearance of the signs of sun damage from the
skin. It should be thoroughly moisturized with a good quality skin moisturizer in order to
restore its natural soft, supple and healthy texture. This should be done at least twice a day
for best results.


Right Diet: Eating nutritious foods can heal up the skin from within and make it appear
healthy. Foods that are rich in vitamin C and E have been proved to be highly beneficial for
this purpose. You should also drink plenty of water to keep the skin in well hydrated
condition.


Regular Exercises: Exercise helps us to get back healthy and youthful appearance of the
skin. It improves the blood circulation of the body and ensures faster healing of the skin
injury caused by harmful radiation of the sun.


Earlier, people were not very aware of the damaging effect of the sun. Now, you know that
you should protect them from the sun. For this reason, you must try to avoid excessive
exposure to the sun. Prior to stepping out in the sun, application of sunscreen lotion with
SPF value of at least 15 is essential to prevent sunburn. The entire body should be properly
covered with long sleeves clothes. With these kinds of preventive measures, it is likely that
you will face lesser problem due to sun damaged skin when you grow old.

								
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