Both skiing and snowboarding is the star sport in winter. Exercise, contact with nature and adrenaline, make snow sports are increasingly popular, but is also one of the most dangerous for facial skin practices.
We usually associate burns with the heat and the beach, but the high mountain hides more severe skin lesions. With the cold do not realize it, but the unforgiving powerful UVB radiation damages the DNA of skin cells, develops skin cancer and the best, it produces its accelerated aging.
We have already seen some of the tips to care and protect the skin from the cold, and avoid dehydration skins suffer in this season, especially the most sensitive or dry. If you are also planning to spend a few days in the snow, you have to know that the mountain is where the sun affects our skin, height, white snow and interestingly, the lack of pollution.
You must choose a protective or sunscreen with SPF higher level of your usual and aplicártelo at least 20 minutes before exposure.
Pay special attention to applying sunscreen on nose, ears and cheeks, because they are the areas that stand out and can burn more easily. And also beware neck or hands!
Do not forget either the right lip sunscreen, as it is one of the most delicate areas of our body, and they may lose their hydration and cracking, causing painful wounds. In this case, repeat the application whenever necessary, especially after sweating or if the clothes have come in contact with your lips, and avoid wetting his lips with saliva, since we are more permeable and more easily resected.
In addition, after a day in the snow, we recommend that in addition to your daily facial creams, pay attention to the eye area. Why? You know that this is one of the most sensitive areas of your face, which suffers especially during a day in the snow.
As mentioned, the sun reflects off the snow, blinding, and forcing us to squint. In addition to using a good pair, at the end of the day, and before going to sleep, use eye contour that moisturise the area well and avoid the appearance of wrinkles.
Outside, team up with scarves, hats and gloves to avoid temperature changes, very harmful to the skin.
Inside, humidity increases with humidifiers or wet towels, to prevent dehydration of the skin. Remember to drink plenty of fluids and apply moisturizing cream very often as necessary.
Apply your sunscreen 20 minutes before exposure.
Do not forget to use a suitable sunscreen on your lips, and avoid moisten with saliva.
also protects the ears and hands with protective caps or photo and gloves as they are very vulnerable to cold areas.
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