Why Use Of Sunscreen Is Important This Autumn: Know What The Dermatologist Recommends

As temperature drops in this season, humidity levels also drop and our skin loses its moisture to the dry air around us.

Celebrity Cosmetologist, Dr. Satish Bhatia

This Autumn is quite different for all of us. As we all are more cautious about our mental and physical health, how can we forget about our skincare routine? And if you are not taking care of your skin, then this is the right time to develop your skin routine.

Skin is an important part of the human body as it plays important role in protection, vitamin production and sensation. Having a skincare routine is important to keep your skin in good condition. It helps you stay protected from skin issues such as acne and wrinkles.

Dr. Satish Bhatia, MD Dermatology and Skin Surgery, Indian Cancer Society explains:

Even in the winter where the sun rays are not strong, the reflection of UVA rays will cause sunburn and other skin problems. So cleansing, moisturizing and applying sunscreen are essential steps in your skincare routine.

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As temperature drops in this season, humidity levels also drop and our skin loses its moisture to the dry air around us. So, during autumn, switch to a more moisturizing cleanser that can help to hydrate dry skin and support the skin’s barrier to help protect you from the damaging effects of the cold weather. It also helps to wash away the dead skin cells, without leaving skin feeling tight or dry

If you are not going outside but spending a lot of time in front of your computer and mobile screen which produces skin damaging light, will also affect some premature skin problems. So, applying and re-applying sunscreen or serum every 2-3 hours will help you to protect your exposing skin. Apart from this, you should also use a physical sunscreen like umbrella or a hat.

It is also advisable to use Vitamin C along with application of hyaluronic acid combination at night to keep the skin hydrated.

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Eating healthy food is also an essential part of your skincare routine. Instead of using and applying expensive beauty products, you should start taking care of your skin by using simple and safe sunscreen which contains SPF of at least 30.

It’s a good idea to consult dermatologists to get recommendations of sunscreen, moisturizer and other products as per your skin type. Use of a moisturizer can be done according to the skin type whether it’s mixed oily or dry.

Having a good skin will always boost your confidence.

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