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How to Reverse Sun Damage

How to Reverse Sun Damage

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We all love spending time in the sun for one reason or another. Whether you enjoy watching the sunrise, going for hikes, or tanning at the beach, the sun has something to offer for everyone. Unfortunately, spending time in the sun does come with one major drawback: it can cause your skin to age and pick up damage.

Take sun tanning, for example. Sure, your skin tone may look beach-ready after a tanning session, but the process could accelerate the aging process and even put you at risk of developing skin cancer.

Learn about sun damage to avoid dry, discoloured, and wrinkled skin – plus, find out below how you can reverse sun damage after it occurs!

What is Sun Damage?

You may have heard this phenomenon called many names – photoaging, photodamage, or solar damage, among others. But what do these words mean?

Essentially, the sun does a lot to our bodies, including giving us Vitamin D. It also sends UV rays deep into our skin, which can change the inner DNA at a cellular level. As a result, it can damage the dermis and leave visible effects: most notably, wrinkles, sun spots, blotchiness, poor skin elasticity, and spider veins.

If left untreated, sun damage could increase the risk of developing skin cancer.

Prevention is Key

One of the best ways to protect yourself against the threat of sun damage is to make a habit of wearing broad-spectrum sunscreen. This skincare essential isn’t just for beach trips – it should be part of your daily routine.

Sunscreen can protect you against UVA and UVB rays from the sun. Most professionals recommend choosing a sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of 30 or more. This means that, with sunscreen on, it will take 30 times as long for your skin to burn or become damaged.

Having trouble remembering to put sunscreen on? Take a travel-sized bottle with you wherever you go – and try to reapply after every few hours!

Ways to Reverse Sun Damage After It Occurs

Even if you start building your defense against sun damage now, what can you do about the sun damage your skin has already accumulated?

Have no fear – we’ve got plenty of tough treatments that demolish sun damage. With the help from our team of skincare specialists, you can give your skin the boost it needs to overcome years’ worth of visible effects from the sun.

Read below for our top picks.

Limelight IPL Photo Rejuvenation

IPL stands for intense pulse light treatment – and the results are as intense as promised. Specifically, this treatment sends light deep into the skin, targeting what’s beneath the epidermis. As a result, the blood vessels and collagen constrict, which reduces the visible effects of sun damage. You may eliminate pigmentation issues or wrinkles with this option.

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Chemical Peels

When you see sun damage or similar skin issues, don’t you wish you could just peel them off?

Our chemical peels tackle sun damage by doing two things: they get rid of dead skin cells and encourage collagen production. As a result, the damaged surface layer is removed and replaced with a fresh layer of skin. Chemical peels offer a great way to get rid of wrinkles, blemishes, and much more, while encouraging fresh, healthy skin.

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Silkpeel Dermalinfusion

This treatment is a triple threat: it exfoliates, extracts impurities, and gives your skin a boost through our brilliant serums.

With Dermalinfusion, the serum enters the skin deeply while exfoliation takes place. As a result, your skin is given a major upgrade, and issues like wrinkles and discolouration are taken care of with ease.

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AFA Skinpeel

AFA Skinpeels are a favourite among skincare enthusiasts. ‘AFA’ stands for Amino Acid Filaggrin-Based Antioxidants, and these acids preserve your skin’s moisture barrier while protecting all the layers behind it. This is a great option for people who find that their skin gets dried out from time in the sun.

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Visia Skin Analysis

With so many skin treatment options, how could you possibly know where to start?

Don’t worry – we have just the right thing. The Visia Skin Analysis is a technology that allows professionals to see what skincare strategy a person may pursue depending on visible and skin-deep factors. This way, we can see specifically how the sun has affected your skin, and what course of action to take.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE VISIA SKIN ANALYSIS

Conclusion

With a deliberate approach to skincare, you can enjoy your time in the sun without worrying about the visible effects left by UV rays.

Have questions about skincare? At MC Laser Clinic, our team of specialists is dedicated to helping you achieve the glow you’ve been waiting for. Contact us now!