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    Here’s Why You Should Apply Sunscreen Even While Staying Indoors

    Did you know it has been highly recommended to apply sunscreen at home? Keep reading to know the reasons to protect the skin from the sun while stayin...
    Updated at - 2020-05-12,16:37 IST
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    We all know sunscreen is really important to protect our skin from the harmful rays of the sun. As the sun protecting cosmetics act as a shield for the skin from harm caused by exposure to the sun. The sun protection cosmetics are available in lotion, cream, stick, and other formulations designed for babies, children and adults. This means there is a high-end sun protection product for every age and lifestyle. 

    While we are well aware of the fact that spending prolonged periods of time outdoors without applying a good SPF can lead to many problems other than just tanning, it is now been highly recommended to apply sunscreen indoors too. Yes, you read it right. Let’s quickly understand why one shall apply sunscreen indoors too. 

    House Is Unprotected From Sun Rays 

    House Is Unprotected From Sun Rays

    Through the balconies of through glass windows, the harmful rays of the sun reach our homes. While it is good for your home, your skin might not enjoy the exposure to the sun so much. It is a big misconception that people are not prone to sun damage in the safety of homes. 

    The reality is a simple glass window does next to nothing. According to media reports it only blocks UVB but not UVA rays that are more harmful as it goes deeper into the skin and causes certain damage. 

    To Prevent Hyperpigmentation And Wrinkles

    To Prevent Hyperpigmentation And Wrinkles

    No one wants signs of ageing on their skin, especially when it is pre-mature. Reportedly, the sun’s blue light can cause hyperpigmentation and wrinkles and the bad news is you are not safe from these while you are inside your house. While there hasn’t been enough research on blue light to understand exactly what effect it has on skin, but some of them showed signs of hyperpigmentation and wrinkles. 

    As per the reports, a study, from the Journal of Biomedical Physics and Engineering, suggested that “current data show that exposure to blue light can lead to different levels of damage in human skin.”

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    Significance Of Reapply After Sweating 

    Significance Of Reapply After Sweating

    Literally to protect the skin from any kind of damage one needs to slather their skin from a copious amount of the product. But, if you are in the habit of applying on a little bit, then you must keep applying twice or thrice a day. The reason behind this is sunscreen happens to melt off with sweat. 

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    Even at home people sweat, and if you sweat constantly you’ll need to reapply SPF. Also, if you are in habit of taking bath twice a day, you must apply the sun protecting lotion after that. So, if you have stopped the daily regime of applying sunscreen, it is time you start following that routine again and trust me you will be glad in the future that you did. 

     

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    Your skin and body like you are unique. While we have taken all measures to ensure that the information provided in this article and on our social media channels is credible and expert verified, we recommend you consult a doctor or your dermatologist before trying a home remedy, quick hack or exercise regime. For any feedback or complaint, reach out to us at compliant_gro@jagrannewmedia.com