Care for the skin when exposed to the sun is very important if you are skiing at these times of year. If you add a combination of increasingly intense solar radiation and snow, increases exposure to harmful ultraviolet (UV). This can be very dangerous because, at higher altitudes, there is less atmospheric layer to halt the increasingly intense ultraviolet rays in spring. In addition, the snow has a very powerful effect on these rays reflector.
Specialists in Dermatology claim that predispose sunburn to skin cancer and premature skin aging.
Tips for skin care in the snow
When skiing or any other sport in the snow, it is very important to protect the skin from cold and ultraviolet rays.
The use of high factor creams photoprotective (+50) in the area of the face, especially on the back of the nose, cheeks and forehead necessary. Your application must be early or at least one hour before sun exposure occurs. If necessary it can be applied again to the four or five hours. Using sunscreen is necessary even on cloudy days.
It is also very important to protect eyes. If protection is not adequate, there is a risk of eye damage that can lead to the development of early cataracts or retinal damage. the use of solar glasses to protect against ultraviolet rays is recommended. As in the case of creams photoresist, the glasses are to be used even on cloudy days.
Use of cosmetics in the snow
As far as possible, it is advisable to avoid perfumes, especially on the face and exposed areas. It is advisable to apply moisturizers to help the skin to better support the cold and moisture.
Edited: PINE NOELIA GARCÍA