There is no doubt that we all love summer and its endless sunny days. However, this is a time of year when sunspots are especially susceptible to appearing. Therefore, this blog article will give you precious tips to keep your skin even and radiant. You’ll learn how to protect dark spots from the sun and the best skincare routine for the hottest days.
How do I prevent dark spots from the sun
The spots are the main concern of those who value the uniform aspect of the face. Although they form throughout the year, it is in the summer, thanks to increased exposure and greater incidence of the sun’s rays, that they are more likely to manifest themselves.
What causes dark spots?
As you may know, the color of our skin is managed by melanin. Melanin is a pigment that covers our entire surface, responsible not only for our skin tone, but also for the protection against UV rays.
However, when there is a malfunction – more specifically, an over-increase in melanin production – small hyper-pigmented centers are formed, which after being distributed throughout the epidermis become accumulated on the surface. As a result, they can be visible in an irregular and with variable size.
The responsible for this super increase in melanin production is, above all, unprotected sun exposure.
This allows us to state that over-exposure to the sun, culminates in the over-production of melanin. Which, in turn, translates into the formation of spots.
Does sunscreen stop sunspots?
After this statement, we can assume that, by using sunscreen, we will be preventing the formation of sunspots.
Sunscreen is the basis of any skincare routine. And, therefore, it will not only work preventively, but it can also attenuate some already existing spots.
What is the best skincare routine to prevent sun spots?
As for the routine that will prevent the formation of sun spots, this one is not only simple, it will also stand out for its speed! You will only need 3 minutes.
Of course, first of all, comes the skin cleansing. Ideally, this should be done with products specially formulated for blemished skin.
Then you should apply a serum with anti-dark spot action. We are often asked what vitamin best prevents sun spots.
There is no doubt that thanks to its antioxidant and brightening effects, Vitamin C is a key active ingredient when we want an illuminating and evening action. Since it is not photosensitive – that is, it does not react to sunlight – it is perfect for use during the summer or during the months when sun exposure is most intense.
In this sense, we recommend that after cleansing, you apply Caudalie Vinoperfect serum. Although it doesn’t contain Vitamin C, it is enriched in Viniferin – an active ingredient patented by Caudalie that is proven to be 62 times more effective than vitamin C on dark spots.
This serum, besides having a comfortable milky texture, is effective on all kinds of spots and can be used during pregnancy. During beach days, you can apply it before sunscreen to achieve a flawless, ultra-luminous tan.
After the serum, it is then time to apply the sunscreen. To achieve a stronger anti-dark spot action, it should contain broad-spectrum sunscreens (SPF50), be UVA-rated, and be effective against blue light. Also, opt for non-comedogenic formulas.
For the times of the year when we are directly exposed to the sun, our suggestion is Isdin photoultra 100 spot prevent.
Infused with highly competent filters, hyaluronic acid, and allantoin, this sunscreen is indicated for all people who generally have spots caused by the sun.
During the rest of the year, apply Isdin photoultra 100 active unify for triple depigmenting action.
As for the night routine, after cleansing you should apply the Caudalie vinoperfect night cream. Since this cream has a powerful renewing capacity, you can apply it alone. As far as ingredients are concerned, you can count on:
-the anti-spot action of the Viniferin;
-the renewing power of the glycolic acid;
-the exfoliating capabilities of papaya enzymes.
Beauty expert tip: You can apply this night cream as a mask for an intense illuminating effect. Apply a thick layer on your face and leave it on overnight.
As a result, when you wake up, you will notice your skin is fresh and luminous. And night after night, your blemishes will be visibly diminished.
In short, how to protect dark spots from the sun?
To protect your skin from sun spots, especially in the summer, you should bet on routines that allow you to be consistent. Consistency in the skincare world is key. In addition, active ingredients with antioxidant and soothing capabilities are excellent allies. Our recommendation is to prefer non-photosensitive active ingredients during the summer so that you don’t get unwanted reactions and even stop blemishes from worsening.
In addition to the lightening ingredients, it is imperative that you apply sunscreen daily (both on the face and on the neck and other areas vulnerable to sun exposure). This is the only skincare product capable of creating a protective shield over your skin against the harmful effects of solar radiation.
Finally, at night, active ingredients with renewing benefits and gentle exfoliators are our top suggestions to keep your complexion perfectly even and radiant.
In case you have any further questions, please send us a message. One of our beauty experts will help you.
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