What Is Wrinkle Preventing Sunscreen? Will it say on the label? Is it a secret? Am I too young to use Wrinkle Preventing Sunscreen? Do I even need to worry about it?
What is Wrinkle Preventing Sunscreen? Is it made to sell to people who are older than me?
Or are you wondering if you have waited to late to start using a wrinkle preventing sunscreen?
Like all simple solutions, marketing has made things more difficult. When you become aware of the damage that the sun can do to your skin, it is time to start using a wrinkle preventing sunscreen.
A little bit of understanding will make your choices easier. You will also be more confident of your choices.
Wide spectrum sunscreen with SPF of 50 will help your slow your skins natural aging process. Your skin will stay younger and healthier longer. Your risk for skin cancer will be lower as well. Keeping your skin younger means fewer wrinkles, when used properly.
No matter your age, you should be wearing sunscreen on your face and body every day. By protecting your skin everyday, you are allowing it to heal itself. An important part of slowing wrinkling.
How Sunscreen Protects You From Wrinkles
Sunscreen to prevent wrinkles is just as important when you’re 25 as it is when you’re 50 (and beyond).
Sunscreens are important for preventing or least slowing down the damage the sun can do to your skin. Mineral and chemical sunscreens are both fine to use. It comes down to your personal preference.
As you get older, you may find that you prefer spray sunscreens and sunscreen sticks. You may find they are easier (and faster) to apply than sunscreen lotions or creams.
Now for how they work. The chemical sunscreens soak into the layers of you skin and activate the glands that cause your body to make melinan. This will absorb the sun, keeping it from burning your skin.
Chemical sunscreen must be applied 15 to 20 minutes ahead of exposure, to allow time to penetrate the skin and get to work.
Physical or mineral sunscreens are applied to your skin and rubbed on to actually block the suns rays. The chemicals reflect the sun, and keep the sun rays off your body.
Protecting your body, and keeping the sun from harming your skin will allow your skin to stay healthy, and reproduce new skin cells in a normal and safe manner. Just as your body was programmed to do in your skin cell DNA.
Your body was programmed to age and wrinkle much slower than most of us do. You should wrikle slowly. If you use a sunscreen with a moisturized, your skin has what it needs to stay healthy.
Do You Already Have Wrinkles?
Do you already have wrinkles? There are sunscreens with some of the added acids and peptides to help with rebuilding of what your body needs to slow down the wrinkling of your face.
Your skin starts to replace itself in 8 to 10 days, with the process complete in 28 or so days. Will you be able to tell the difference in a month? Not usually. But in a year, you will.
For sure in 5 years you will see difference when you protect your skin. With just a few lifestyle changes you will keep your skin looking younger.
And last, but certainly not least, a sunscreen lotion with a higher SPF (like SPF 50 or more ) or your face. Remember, at this point, a wide spectrum of more than 50 SPF, in reality is giving you no more coverage.
It is an advertizing move to make you think their product is better.
How To Use Sunscreen For Best Protection From Wrinkles
It’s true that the signs of aging skin (think age spots, fine lines, wrinkles and sagging skin) are just going to happen as you get older.
But the reality is, your skin has technically been aging since you were born. How’s that for perspective?
Prevention is key, and using sunscreen daily can help slow the process down. So as we can’t put wrinkles off forever, how about going for a while longer?
Ok let’s talk about how we can delay wrinkles and percent sunburn. You know it is important to protect your skin.
We need to talk about something very important. Sunscreen! Wearing SPF and UPF. Wearing both of these sun protections and wearing them the right way, will protect your skin better.
Don’t we all need better skin protection?
The right way for SPF looks a little something like this:
First, you should apply sunscreen about 15 minutes before you go outside. If you’re using a sunscreen lotion formula, you’ll need a golf-ball-sized amount, which is about 1 ounce, to cover your whole body.
If you are wearing UPF, or any clothing, to cover the most of your skin, you will need a bit less than an ounce of sunscreen. You will need to cover your face, head if no hair, neck, ears and hands unless you are wearing gloves. Get enough on that you need to rub a good bit to get it absorbed.
Remember, slather it on and rub it in until you don’t see any more lotion left.
It is so important to protect your neck, ears and the tops of your hands and feet. Your neck is one very visible area that can show signs of premature aging first. Ears, hands and feet sadly don’t normally get enough attention. These areas are definitely prone to sunburn.
Special Attention To Your Face
For your face, we recommend using a face sunscreen formula for your skin type. You should apply about a nickel-sized amount every day Even when it is cloudy.
Try layering your sunscreen on top of your face moisturizer. Or you could use the sunscreen if it has moisueiser in it.
Some makeup-friendly sunscreens come in mist or spray form. If you use one of those, you can spray it on top of your makeup to set your look.
Protect your lips with a sunscreen lip balm and reapply regularly.
On the subject of reapplying, sunscreen doesn’t last forever. If you are sweating and swimming. That means you need to use more sunscreen to protect your skin.
How often? Every 2 hours. If you’re wearing a water resistant sunscreen, you will need to reapply.
Reapply sunscreen immediately after you take a refreshing dip in the pool or catch some waves on your surfboard, or any other water activity, or one that makes you sweat, for that matter.
Ask for help getting those hard-to-reach spots like your back. (Psst… Or use our super-easy spray sunscreen.)
Add Sun Blocking Clothing!
Sun blocking clothing is important to your skin protection, especially to prevent wrinkles.
Your basic sun blocking wardrobe starts with a wide-brim hat made of a tightly woven fabric. A 3 1/2 inch brim will keep the sun off your head, face, neck, and ears. Your sunscreen will help protect from all the reflections that get to you, even though the direct sun doesn’t.
Wear sunglasses with a wrap a round style that fits close to your face. Ot sunglasses with extra big lens. If the frames are wide, they will also protect you more from the sun.
Your hat and sunglasses are the very basic of skin blocking clothing.
The 3rd item for sun blocking is a loose fitting longsleeve shirt. Loose fitting allows air under your shirt and will be cooler than a close fitting one.
Loose fitting long pants or skirts will also give you legs more protection than tight fitting ones. This comfort is important is you are going to be wearing them several hours.
Gloves are a good addition, even if you are not working. If you are socializing in the sun, find some shade! It does not matter how well you protect your skin, staying in the direct sun for hours will result in sunburn and wrinkling!
Reschedule events from the more direct ray times, to before 10 AM or after 4 PM. Take breaks and find shade.
Even if you work in the shade, take some safe sun precautions. The roofers who redid our shingles after the hail last spring, took 2 hour lunch hours. That made them working after the normal 5 quitting time, but made so much more sense.
Add Sun Blocking Clothing For Face Wrinkle Protection
Sun blocking hats are so important for protection for the sun. Your face can get too much sun very quickly. The skin on your face is thinner than your shoulders and arms.
With sun reflections you are vernable, and will need sunscreen. Make sure you are cautions in the sun. As more data reflects the damage done by bright sun rays, we have to make better choices. Not only do we get sunburn and wrinkles.
Skin cancer is becoming more common. Just because we are getting more familiar with it, doesn’t mean we want any more brushes with this dangerous disease.
Skin cancer is proof that you have overexposed your skin to the sun. Now that you have had this pointed out to you, will you be more careful? Take a few minutes for safe from the sun care.
What To Expect
What can you expect if you are careful and avoid the sun completely?
The first thing you can expect if you live in my world is that you will be bored to death. You would end up staying in the house out of the sun most of the time.
Your alternative is much more fun. Cover up and protect your skin.
I think that most of us know that a few lines and wrinkles are in our future. However, as we are finding out, the way we have been protecting ourselves from the sun could use improvement. As I learn how to live with more awareness for the sun and the dangers for me and my family, I expect to see better skin with our grandkids.
Their Moms are more aware. Are you? Will you make some lifestyle choices that are better for your skin? Would it be a better legacy to think your family doesn’t have skin cancer?
So you can expect to enter true maturity with a younger looking skin than we did. You made the better choices we didn’t know to make.
You can expect to be spending less for wrinkle creams. Your skin will be healthy and with few if any wrinkles.
How To Select The Right Sunscreen For You
Get the right formula for your skin. If you have oily skin, opt for a moisturizing sunscreen that feels good on your skin, but doesn’t leave a residue.
It is like finding any other product to go on your skin. Manufacturers make so many that you have lots of options. When I woke up and knew that I needed to make some changes, I choose from the choices at Walmat, and still do.
I am sure that there are more specialized choices, but if I can find what I want at a price I am willing to pay, I am happer. My few trys with a more expensive product were not very successful. I had not realized my skin type had changed as I got older, and needed more moisture.
So I ended up making the choice to get the moisturizing in another product, and then do a spray on sunscreen. That works for me. I don’t try for an all in one product. That may work for you, though.
Get a smaller size. Give it a try. If you are not really happy with it, it will soon be used up and you can try another. There are too many options, don’t neglect this part of your sun blocking routine.
Sami’s Take On What Is Wrinkle Preventing Sunscreen?
Knowing that I know that a good sunscreen is my first step in preventing wrinkles makes me more confident about getting older. This is one thing I can do in protecting ourselves from more aggressive aging.
Being able to use both sunscreen and sunblocking clothing will make protection much better and easier. It is just easier to change a little here and a little there than a big whopping change.
Knowing that taking the time for my skin safety could result in not having any more skin cancers is reassuring. However, now that I know how dangerous they are, I am more aware and can get help before I get in serious trouble with healing.
Feeling that my family members are doing a better job of protecting their skin is important to me as well. They deserve to stay as safe as possible.
Being confident in what I share and knowing it will help you take better care is also important.
What will having fewer wrinkles mean to you?