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Marks of Sun Exposure

If you are one of those people who getsun spots you know what these are. Namely, whenever you desire to goout on a sunny day, enjoying a walk or a day at the beach, you arebound to have these tiny reminders of your sun issue popping all overyour face. Some people do not mind these. On the other hand, somepeople do not mind living without sun spots and would like to removethem as soon as these tiny spots appear. Thus, let us learn moreabout sun spots and how they can be treated.

Sun spots appear due to our face'sexposure to sun. Actually, these may come out on any given part ofthe skin exposed to the sun excessively. However, since this part isusually our face, it is the common place where one can expect sunspots to appear. These tiny spots, being brownish or white and flat,besides indicating you have enjoyed sun quite a bit, also may besigns of an ongoing skin cancer. Therefore, you are to look furtherinto your sun spots, remove and prevent them.

What to Do With Sun Spots

Well, taking into consideration thatthese “harmless” spots usually go hand-in-hand with wrinkles andskin discoloration, along with other skin problems, we definitelyshould take some action against them.

First and foremost, you are highlyadvised to use high quality sunscreens whenever you go out in theopen. Protection factor should be more than 40 and you should applyit at least half an hour before exposing yourself to sun. If it isthe beach you are visiting, whenever you swim or expose your skin towater, reapply the sunscreen. Keep yourself protected from the sun.This means hiding your face, skin and hair in some kind of a shade.Of course, you know that going out in the sun between 11am and 3pm isa big no-no, so try not to tempt the harmful ultraviolet rays attheir strongest part of the day, since you might regret it soonenough.

These were means of prevention. If you,however, already have sun spots on your skin, you might take chemicalpeels and microdermabrasion into consideration. These make the skinsmooth and remove damaged layers, revealing your healthy, new skin.

Other things you might try are intenselight pulse therapy, laser resurfacing, using various skin creamswhich are also meant for age spots or settling for Botox or collageninjections in the face.

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