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Why do we use sunscreen daily?

The skin is the largest organ of the human body and performs many protective and regulatory functions. The structure of the skin consists of three main layers, the outermost layer is the epidermis (epidermis) which we also know today as the epidermis, under it is the dermis (dermis) and the bottom layer is the subcutaneous layer (hypodermis). The cells in the outermost part of the epidermis (epidermis) are dead and constantly peeling off, but deeper in the epidermis, living cells are constantly dividing and ensuring that the outermost layer is constantly renewed. Skin barriers are mainly in the epidermis and maintain the balance of the skin and protect the body from many external factors, such as ultraviolet (UV) rays, physical stress and chemical and environmental factors.
A study by the Dermatology Department of the University of Granada in Spain has shown that sunscreen use has a good effect on skin redness, melanin and has an anti-inflammatory and strengthening effect on the epidermis (skin barrier)
Most sunscreens have broad-spectrum protection against UVA and UVB rays, as 95% of UV rays can penetrate deeper than the epidermis and cause premature aging of skin cells. Our skin works to protect us from harmful UV rays. Even on cloudy days, about 80% of the sun's rays pass through the cloud cover and onto our skin. Long-term exposure to the sun with little or no protection can cause damage to elastin, collagen and skin cells. The skin is sensitive to the sun's rays, and if we don't protect it, it can lead to discoloration, wrinkles and skin cancer. Additional good reasons to use sunscreen are also to avoid fine lines, wrinkles and leathery skin texture that can appear later in life. These areas of art are often called 'sun spots' which are created when we get a tan. Photoaging in those who spend a lot of time in the sun without sunscreen is much more common in the group between their twenties and thirties. In later years, the spots become more visible and worsen.
Sunlight can also exacerbate certain skin conditions such as rosacea, eczema or acne (solar acne). Psoriasis and rosacea sufferers should take sunscreen seriously because UV rays can cause painful flare-ups. If you have very sensitive skin, mild ingredients such as zinc oxide and/or titanium dioxide are recommended (zink oxide & titanium dioxide). It's best to avoid using sunscreen in a spray bottle or aerosol form, as they can be made of a strong formula.
It is worth noting that the author is interested in skin health and skin care due to his own skin problems, but is not a dermatologist by training.
If you are having a lot of trouble with your skin, we always strongly recommend consulting a doctor or other professional.


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