- Treatment for sunburns: saving "tormented" the skin
- Home remedies
When the action of ultraviolet radiation on the skin exceeds the natural protective ability of the skin (sunburn), it results in burns. Long-acting ultraviolet light contributes to the development of melanoma, the different types of skin cancer, premature skin aging accelerates and the appearance of wrinkles.
Man threatened sunburn, going to the beach, fishing, mountains, a walk on a sunny day. But ultraviolet light penetrates through clouds, so people with sensitive skin
Sensitive skin: causes and care
risk of burn even on cloudy days. Going camping for sunbathing, for example, on the beach, you need to remember about the protection from excessive solar radiation. Good protection in a comprehensive approach includes:
- Sunscreens such rays from UV-A (UVA) and ultraviolet B (UVB) with a suitable level of sunscreen SPF 15 or higher.
Means must be suitable for the type of skin a person
How to determine your skin type
. For dry skin
Dry skin: care and treatment
more suitable cream for oily - gel.
Protection should be applied to the skin for half an hour before sun exposure and repeat the procedure on arrival at your vacation destination. Studies have shown that most people neglect to apply sufficient sunscreen while the level of SPF sunscreen any means is reduced if the amount is insufficient to skin.
Sunscreens are washed off by water, or deleted by touching, therefore, to avoid sunburn, must be re-application of the protective layer after bathing, and in the case of heavy perspiration.
Protect the skin you need not only the body but also the skin.
Be sure to apply a lip balm with UV filters with a high level of protection and constantly refresh a layer of lipstick on the lips recoating.
- The residence time in the sun.
The peak of solar activity - this time from 10:00 to 14:00. Better not be in the sun during these hours, and prefer morning or evening relaxing on the beach. But even safer for the skin during the day, we must remember the length of stay in the sun and reasonably dosed sunbathing.
Really good sunglasses should protect your eyes from ultraviolet radiation, at least 90% (preferably, of course, 99% or 100% protection). Information on the level of protection should be in the package, or label points with which they are sold.
Long exposure to the sun's rays on the retina tends to accumulate, and a few years lead to cataracts
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- A cause of blindness.
Reflected on the water surface of the sun's rays are not less dangerous than direct. As well as reflected on the beach sand or snow in the mountains. Therefore sunglasses - this is a very important element of protection against the sun. Sunglasses are recommended to wear everything, even children up to six years.
- A sufficient amount of water to avoid dehydration.
Dehydration along with high ambient temperatures can cause heat stroke.
It is necessary to drink plenty of fluids to maintain normal body temperature and prevent dehydration, and as a consequence fainting and headaches.
Optimal variants of drinks - water or juice. Keep in mind that beverages containing caffeine or alcohol increase the detrimental effect of the heat.
- Physical protection from the sun.
We need to create a shadow, or a barrier to ultraviolet radiation. Being under the awning, use an umbrella, a cape, shawls, or any garment made of light light fabrics that can protect the skin from harmful sun rays, if you have to spend in the sun too long.
A wide summer hat - the most effective protection against sunburn sensitive skin.
With proper sun protection of the skin should not be dry. But if you still sunburn has been received, the skin needs intensive moisture, besides moisturizer will soften the pain and redness.
Beach shoes rubber feet help protect the skin from burning sand beach, this is especially needed for children with delicate skin of their feet. Some coast - rocky, which can easily lead to cuts on the legs. Guard against this will also help Beach rubber shoes.