Spring is a season that brings with it a feeling of rebirth in nature. With the sun coming out the air becomes hotter and sweeter, and the smell of the flowers is everywhere. For us women this is a wonderful time to feel all the positive emotions that spring brings with it.
It is time to wear fun and colorful dresses, take long walks outside and enjoy the sun on our skin. Spring is inviting us to be a part of nature, to find inspiration in the beauty around us and to fill ourselves up with energy to take on life’s challenges. With sun on our skin and wind in our hair we can feel the joy of being alive and appreciate every gift that life offers us.
Springtime coming brings with it warmer temperatures and the will to be outside, but also bigger risks because of our exposure to the sun. Many of us in fact underestimate the dangers of tanning or being exposed to the sun without adequate protection during the season, but there are many ways to prepare.
The risks of sun exposure in the spring
UV rays can cause sun damage, this is not only painful but also harmful for the skin’s health. Sunburns increase the risk of developing diseases. Even women with darker complexion or who do not burn easily are at risk of developing long term skin issues if exposed to the sun without adequate protection.
Sun exposure also accelerates skin ageing, leading to wrinkles, discoloration and loss of elasticity. This can be especially obvious on the skin of the face and hands, more often exposed to the sun.
What are the precautions that can be taken to be protected from the sun in the springtime?
It is important to avoid prolonged exposure, even if the sun is nice and not too hot it could lead to sunburn of more sensitive skin.
Also, it is important to use a cream with a high protection factor (at least 30) especially on the body parts more exposed to the sun. Sunscreen should be applied at least 15-30 minutes before exposure to the sun and applied again during the day.
To conclude do not forget to hydrate during your nice day out
In nature there are substances that if taken in the correct amount can be wonderful for our skin.
Supplements for beta-carotene and Q10 enzyme can offer many advantages while out in the sun in the spring. Beta-carotene is an antioxidant converted by the body into Vitamin A. This vitamin is essential for skin and eyes’ health. It also aids in protecting the skin from exposure to UV rays. Beta-carotene can also help in keeping a tan for longer periods of time, preventing the loss of that beautiful golden hue.
Q10 enzyme is an antioxidant naturally present in our body’s cells. During exposure to the sun Q10 helps to protect the skin from damages done by free radicals caused by UV rays. Q10 enzyme also helps in skin cell regeneration keeping the skin fresh and youthful.
Using beta-carotene and Q10 enzymes supplements can contribute to protecting the skin during sun exposure in the springtime, preventing damages done by UV rays and maintaining a tan for longer periods of time. It is however important to note that supplements are not a substitute for sunscreen and other precautions needed during sun exposure.
In conclusion sun exposure in the springtime can be nice and healthy if the right precautions are taken. Protecting the skin and eyes from the sun can help to prevent long term damages and enjoy the nice weather in a safe way.