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Should the ones who don’t rush to the garden terrace as soon as the first rays of spring sunshine burst through cast the first stone! After the long winter months, streaked with grey, it is absolutely normal that our body is craving a bit of heat and of light. Because sunshine is certainly vital for the body to function properly and it is also good for the spirits. But you are also well aware: if you expose yourself to the sun without taking some essential precautions, it rapidly becomes dangerous.

“With age, our skin becomes drier, more wrinkled, loses its elasticity and some brown spots can appear… This skin ageing process is considerably accelerated by the sun. Indeed prolonged exposure to UV rays, especially if they are repeated over time, damages and changes the skin. This is what is called photo-ageing or heliodermy.” Dr Anny Cohen-Letessier, Dermatologist.

From this arise two fundamental questions for sun-worshippers: how to benefit from the sun whilst limiting the impact on the skin and what should you do if you have already overdone it?

How to limit the impact on the skin ?

Sun: precautions to take
The sun is a factor in the acceleration of skin ageing. Due to its ultraviolet rays, UVA and UVB, it is responsible for the premature appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and...

Solutions for this type of problem.

Take care of over-exposed skin
It is never too late to take positive steps and adopt some good habits when in the sun, whatever your age and whatever marks it has left on your skin.
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