The positive effects of vitamin D3 stimulated by exposure to sunlight, would seem to be higher than those related to aging and oxidation of cells and tissues. It means that exposure to the sun during the summer months, can make even the good. This is what emerges from a study carried out on a sample of 2,160 women between 18 and 79 years published by the King’s College London on the prestigious “American Journal of Clinical Nutrition“. need to be exposed But how? It is important to “prepare” your skin? How to remedy any misstatements? Let’s clarify the issue with the help of Dr. Valeria Acampora, Aesthetic Doctor.

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The sun is the first enemy of wrinkles. How true is this statement?

The sun is the main exogenous factor responsible for skin aging. The damage it causes to the skin is cumulative over time and begin to manifest since childhood. Ultraviolet radiation damages the skin in a direct manner, destroying the cutaneous cellular components, either in an indirect manner, resulting in the formation of so-called free radicals. These harmful molecules are capable of damaging DNA, the important skin proteins, such as collagen and elastic and cell membranes. The photoaging, thus generated, is manifested by the appearance of wrinkles and age spots, loss of tone and elasticity of the skin. If wrinkles are caused by the passage of time … physiological, what can you do to remove as much as possible appearance of those due to the sun? For preventing photoaging is fundamental to limit exposure to the sun and observe a few simple rules .

First of all is to avoid exposure during the hours most at risk and always use a sunscreen . The latter should be applied to the skin of the face even in winter. In addition, it is useful to wear a visor hats with wide enough to be able to protect the face neck. There are areas of the body more prone than others to photoaging? areas of the body most at risk of photoaging are those most exposed to radiation ultraviolet, both in summer and winter. As a result, the skin will be more affected than the face, neck, cleavage and hands.