It is now the summer-time. In my area it is almost in the triple digits. We get a lot of resource from our sun. At the same time we also catch it’s bad side too. When I say bad side, I do not mean the unbearable temperatures. I mean the harmful rays that the sun emits out. So how do we protect ourselves from this? Our number one and simple thing that will protect us is sunscreen. In this article, I will show you all the benefits that sunscreen has to offer us.
Okay, let’s go back to school. If you didn’t learn this in school, there is a giant, invisible dome surrounding the earth. This is called the Ozone layer. What is the Ozone layer? The Ozone layer basically protects us from the harmful rays of the sun. Currently the Ozone layer is depleting. It’s main reason it is depleting is because of man-made products. Products such as perfumes and hair sprays. Although, you may spray this into your hair but the microscopic particles float in the atmosphere. Then it makes it’s way around to the Ozone. Sunscreen can help out a lot. It will shield you from the harmful rays from the sun.
There is also an increasing number in the United States of America of skin cancer victims, Skin cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the cells of the skin. Skin cancer is caused by over exposure to UV rays. These are the rays from the sun. Sunscreen is a big step in decreasing the number in skin cancer victims.
Ever wanted a tan and got red or darker than expected. Well sunscreen can also play a big part in this. It will prevent dark spots and discoloration on your face. I am he prime example of this. I did not use any sunscreen at all during my whole life. Now it looks like my body is three different skin complexions. I am African American and my natural complexion is light skin. I remember being light skin as a child. Now my face look like it’s almost black, my legs look almost white, and I have a slightly darker space where my tank top is supposed to be.
Lastly sunscreen can help with how old you look. Sunscreen can slow down the process of wrinkles early aging skin. Sunscreen can be beneficial in quite a few ways, these are just a couple. I hope this article was helpful. And do not just wear sunscreen in the summer. The sun is out everyday of the year.