SPF – The Most Important Skincare Step

SPF – The Most Important Skincare Step

I’m sure we all love to bask in the sun, especially with summer coming up. Unfortunately, blisters, burns, and skin cancer can occur as a result of consistent exposure to the sun.

In the United States, skin cancer is the most frequent type of cancer, with about 20 Americans dying daily from melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer. What is the most common cause of melanoma? You’ve guessed it – the exposure to artificial UV and natural light. The same light that is found in the sun and tanning beds.

Fortunately, by including Kathari’s Sun Shield into your daily skin-care routine, you may be able to reduce the detrimental effects of sun exposure.

When choosing between mineral SPF and chemical SPF, mineral SPF is always the best option! Zinc oxide and titanium dioxide are two natural minerals that are used in mineral sunscreens. Chemical sunscreens contain ingredients that could be harmful to your health. These minerals sit on top of your skin and deflect UV rays, protecting it from harm.

Chemical sunscreens have active ingredients that are non-natural chemical compounds. Chemical sunscreen has the biggest drawback of having to wait 30 minutes for it to penetrate the skin and start working. Mineral sunscreens start working as soon as they're applied, allowing you to go outside and enjoy the sun straight away.

Mineral sunscreens differ from chemical sunscreens in that they have a completely distinct action. Chemical sunscreens, on the other hand, penetrate your skin and protect you from UV rays by dispersing them. Mineral sunscreens, on the other hand, sit on top of your skin and block UV rays from entering your body.

Physical sunscreens, often known as mineral sunscreens, create a physical barrier between your skin and the sun. Consider these minerals to be a slew of miniature mirrors strewn throughout the skin's surface, reflecting UV rays that are harmful to the skin.

Chemical sunscreens, which contain compounds that may cause irritation or an allergic reaction, are softer on the skin than physical sunscreens. The National Eczema Association really recommends mineral sunscreens, so if that doesn't indicate how gentle but effective it is, I don't know what will!

Vitamin E is a fantastic complement to any diet. This aids in the protection of your skin against free radicals, which can damage cells and cause premature aging. Free radicals are present in your daily life in the form of air pollution, tobacco, and, of course, UV radiation harm.

Everyone in 2022 aspires to have a good skin barrier. That's why in our recipe, we utilized precisely the correct amount of grapeseed oil. It's high in linoleic acid, an omega-6 fatty acid that may help with acne as well as maintaining the skin's barrier and minimizing water loss.

To top it off, the world's most famous emollient, squalene, takes center stage. Squalane is a light moisturizer that leaves skin soft, luminous, and moisturized. It also has anti-inflammatory properties, which can aid in the reduction of swelling and redness. Because it's so similar to your skin's natural oil, it tends to offer just the right amount of hydration without over (or under)doing it.

Now let’s talk about the product itself. Can you believe there's no whitecast, it’s non greasy or oily, absorbs seamlessly and instantly, glides onto the skin smoothly, and perfect for all skin types? Almost like the perfect SPF finally exists! 

But.. is a great product really great if it can’t sit well under makeup? Luckily for everyone, this SPF makes the best primer before your base makeup. There’s absolutely zero pilling, no matter how heavy you decide to go – full glam or makeup-no-makeup, it’s your choice! The squalene makes it a great grippy primer, and don’t start to worry about your skin not being hydrated enough – it’s got all the ingredients to make sure your skin stays glowy and plump all day long. 

If you haven’t yet added SPF to your routine, I suggest you do now. If you already have, your next step of falling in love with our Sun Shield Drops SPF 50 awaits you.

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