Sun protection for your hands: Yes, because you have to take care of them too

Sun protection for your hands: Yes, because you have to take care of them too

SPF is essential to ward off premature skin aging, discoloration and other more serious skin conditions. But did you know you must never forget your hands?

SPF is essential to ward off premature skin aging, discoloration and other more serious skin conditions.

Ok, if you are a skincare lover –and you probably are if you are reading this–, you surely know that you mustn’t forget the last step of your skincare routine SPF. But did you know hands are most of the time neglected? Here’s why they shouldn’t.

Cumulative sun damage on your hands can be reflected in dark spots, texture changes and premature wrinkles.

While there is a lot of focus on SPF for the face and neck, hands get a lot of sun exposition –think about walking outside, driving just about all day! Cumulative sun damage on your hands can be reflected in dark spots, texture changes and premature wrinkles. The back of the skin is a common location for skin cancer too, so applying suncream to your hands is a must.

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Cathy Mason

Cathy has spent most of her professional life discovering homemade beauty remedies, old and new. Using her extensive knowledge of natural ingredients, Cathy will provide expert advice on how to tackle everyday skincare problems with straightforward natural lotions and potions. + info

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