What Skin Care Ingredients Can Help Treat Sun-Damaged Skin?

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The number one thing to do for sun-damaged skin is to keep yourself from getting more damage. So be sure you have UVA and UVB protection daily and reapply as often as needed to keep yourself from changing color. The main ingredients for UVA protection are Titanium dioxide, Zinc oxide, Mexoryl or persol 1789 also called a robenzone.

You could tell your UVB protection by that SPF number of at least a 15 or higher. Once you have the damage, start looking for retinol products. Retinol is a vitamin A derivative that we know will have a lot of benefits both for the texture, the pores, and the color of the skin, used regularly over time, you will definitely see benefits, don't use a retinal if you're pregnant or breastfeeding.

The side effect of retinals is primarily dryness. Other good areas to look at when you're talking about protection and helping aged skin or topical antioxidants, topical pep tides, and growth factors. No one product is going to have everything, but pick something good for the morning like an antioxidant before your topical sun protection, and then use good moisturization perhaps with a pep tide product after your wear retinal at night.