Beauty Dictionary: U for UV Protection

Earlier, we touched on how melanin is formed and how dark spots and pigmentation appears when you're older if you don't apply sunscreen. This is an brief explanation of how sunscreen works and the best ways you can protect your skin.

Beauty Dictionary: U for UV Protection

Melanin production is skin’s natural response to defend skin against UV damage, but over time, it will lead to hyper pigmentation in the form of dark spots and patches with you’re older. The best way to protect skin against UV damage is to apply sunscreen – besides preventing the formation of dark spots, sunscreen can also defend against damage to skin collagen and elastin, hence delaying the effects of ageing.