When you are trying to protect your skin from sun damage and sun spots, there’s a wide series of resources and alternative you can certainly use. UV radiation affects the DNA of our skin cells, creating fine lines, wrinkles, discoloration and even cancer, in the worst case scenario. Every minute under the son translates in damage to our body.
If you are looking to soften your skin to make it look more bright and gloss, then a chemical exfoliation is your best alternative, this type of process dissolves dead cells and provides a deep cleansing. When looking for a chemical exfoliating lotion, keep in mind that you should choose a product with a concentration of glycolic acid between 5% and 8%, this active ingredient is essential for removing those extra layers of dead cells that have been accumulating over time.
How to get rid of sun spots
The next step to get rid of those Brown spots is by going through a “skin whitening process”, a chemical but effective treatment that will produce incredible changes on your skin.
Look for a whitening cream with a hydroquinone concentration of 2% and apply it 2-3 times a day on those dark spots. For even more positive results, it is highly recommended to wear sunscreen every single day, regardless of the weather conditions. At the moment, you should look for sunscreens labeled as a wide spectrum with an SPF of 15 or above (they protect you from UVA and UVB rays). Nevertheless, due to the latest regulations of sunscreens and due to its competitive industry, you are already going to find products with SPF of 30 or 50, so, don’t worry about this part.
Remember to wear sunscreen on every skin area which is exposed to the zone, not just your face.
Also, a nightly use of topical creams rich in antioxidants is recommended. Antioxidants help to protect skin DNA from cancer while simultaneously protecting the collagen and the elastic tissue from free radicals, guilty of causing wrinkles and sagging skin. While it is important to eat foods rich in antioxidants, applying creams and serums in a daily manner must not be forgotten.
If your goal is to remove dark spots from your skin, you should definitely not:
- Eat citruses or salt
- Spicy and fermented foods
- Fried foods.
Instead, it is recommended to eat more foods such as rice, oatmeal, and applesauce.
Another way to achieve this is by rubbing our skin with lemons. It is very rich in vitamin C and also has antioxidants that contribute to the regeneration of tissue while eliminating skin blemishes, finally providing a uniform skin tone. This home remedy and beauty tip is perfect for removing sun spots on the skin and pollutant agents.
With moisturizers and weekly exfoliations, you will progressively remove these skin spots and you will finally capable of getting a healthy face and a white and luminous skin.
Include these treatments in your beauty routine and you will notice not only a more beautiful skin but a healthier one.