Sunscreen and its benefits are long spoken of, and we know the importance of sunscreen, even for men. Men typically spend a lot of time outdoors, be it commuting to work, or in some or other form of sports and other adventure activities under the sun. Exposure to UVA and UVB rays of the sun has multiple side effects, including a potential risk of skin cancer, for prevention of which the use of SPF sunscreen is recommended.
Let us see here why men must wear sunscreen
Sunscreen when applied to the body has multiple benefits which include prevention of various adverse effects of UV rays, enhancing the skin texture and lustre to protection from skin cancer as seen below.
Protection from harmful radiations of the sun
Applying sunscreen body lotion Safe Sun UV Protect Body Lotion SPF 25 PA+++ that is infused with Vitamin B3 extracts, UV filter controls and calendula extracts controls melanin production and adds glow to your skin and hydrates the skin deeply. It also prevents sunburn, tanning, premature ageing, blemishes or dark spots on the skin.
And for those who are active in sports or adventure activities and spend a lot of time in the sun, mase sure to use a lightweight, non-greasy sunscreen with higher SPF like Lotus Safe Sun Sports Super-Stay Sunscreen SPF 70 PA+++ - Lotus Herbals that is rich with calendula oil which is a natural SPF and improves the skin texture and lustre by hydrating the skin from within. The chamomile extracts in this sunscreen brings a natural glow to the skin keeping it bright and radiant as it also detoxifies the skin.
This sunscreen provides broad-spectrum protection from UVA/UVB rays, is water-proof, prevents adverse effects like suntan, sunburn, dark spots and pigmentation. The
Prevention of skin cancer
There is a considerable rise in skin cancer amongst men with continuous exposure to the harmful UV rays of the sun. Making use of the right sunscreen for men with adequate SPF and applying on all exposed areas like ears, eyelids, back of the neck etc. depending on the level of exposure to the sun rays can reduce the risk of skin cancer.
Safe Sun Advanced Men Daily UV Shield Sunscreen SPF 30 is loaded with natural ingredients like Fenugreek, Marjoram, and Mint to help safeguard men's skin from harmful UVA/UVB rays, prevent skin damage, retain skin radiance, reduce pigmentation, blemishes, and dark spots, prevents premature ageing, improves the skin complexion by de-tanning and keeps the skin hydrated and refreshed and alleviates the symptoms of sunburn.
Protection from blue rays from electronic devices
Sunscreen for men's face is essential even when staying indoors. It protects from the harmful sun rays that enter through the windows and the blue rays emitted by all electronic devices like television, mobiles, laptops, or desktops.
Prevent premature ageing
Sunscreen body lotion works wonders in anti-ageing as regular use helps prevent the appearance of wrinkles on the skin,and fights premature skin ageing by protecting it from exposure to direct UVA and UVB rays. Sunscreen when applied on the skin minimizes penetration of UV rays into the skin and prevents breakdown of skin proteins like collagen and elastin that’s essential for healthy, firm and smooth skin.
Prevents age spots and dark spots on the face
Regular use of Sunscreens prevents and also lightens the appearance of age spots caused by increased melanin production due to exposure to UVA and UVB rays, uneven skin tone, and minimizes the appearance of dark spots. At times, using sunscreen for men's faces helps reduce the presence of blotchiness and facial red veins.
Should we apply sunscreen on a cloudy or snowy day?
Wearing sunscreen even on a cloudy day is necessary, for close to 80 percent of the UV rays can pass through the clouds, resulting in sunburn if one is not protected with sunscreen. Similarly, snow reflects nearly 80 percent of harmful UV rays and increases its exposure and intensities. Safe Sun Advanced Men Daily UV Shield Sunscreen SPF 30 is loaded with natural ingredients like Fenugreek, Marjoram, and Mint to help safeguard men's skin from harmful UVA/UVB rays, prevent skin damage, retain skin radiance, reduce pigmentation, blemishes, and dark spots, prevents premature ageing, improves the skin complexion by de-tanning and keeps the skin hydrated and refreshed and alleviates the symptoms of sunburn.
Does sunscreen work on every type of skin?
Sunscreen is essential and works on all skin types and textures. Men with relatively darker skin have more natural protection from the harmful effects of sun rays due to more melanin in the skin. However, people with somewhat fairer skin complexion are more prone to experience the harmful effects of UVA and UVB rays. However, regardless of skin tone, everyone should use sunscreen body lotion on the entire body, and more so on the exposed areas, irrespective of the day.
Sunscreen can be used on any dry or oily skin. For men with oily skin, regular gel sunscreen helps prevent acne with its antioxidant properties and reduces acne, blemishes, and dark spots. Use sunscreen like the Safe Sun Advanced Men Daily UV Shield Sunscreen SPF 30, infused with rich ingredients like marjoram and mint, known to hydrate and retain the skin's moisture and work wonders for those with dry skin.
When should I apply sunscreen?
It is recommended to apply sunscreen and body lotion every day. And in case one has to go out, one must use 30 minutes before venturing out to enable the sunscreen to penetrate your skin. One must also take care to reapply every two hours of exposure and after a swimming session, going to the beach, or excessive sweating.
Sunscreen and prevention of adverse effects of the sun rays is not only important for women but also for men equally. Applying sunscreen on the entire body is essential for everyone and works well on any skin type and texture. Make sure to apply at the right time and on every exposed part of the body to get maximum benefits. Grab your lotus sunscreen for men from the Lotus Herbals Online Shopping website to enhance your skin health?