5 Ways to Protect Your Skin from Winter Sun Damage

In winter, UV rays are even more dangerous, as they bounce off snow to hit your skin a second time. (Image courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net)

Sunscreen isn’t just for summer days at the beach. Here in Minnesota, sun protection is even more important in the winter, when the sun’s UV rays bounce off snow to hit your skin a second time. Here are five ways to protect your skin this winter (via The Huffington Post):

  1. Use physical sunblock.┬áIt might be messy, but sunblock with zinc oxide and titanium dioxide offers the best protection in comparison to chemical-based sunscreens, which are usually either UVB or UVA blockers. It also requires less frequent application, and is less irritating to your skin.Continue Reading …
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