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You know you’re supposed to wear sunscreen religiously, cover up with a sun protective hat and clothing and stay out of the sun as much as possible, but it is summer and you are human after all. If your regimen has been less than stellar and you have the telltale signs of hyper-pigmentation, sun spots and/or freckles (aka sun damage) to prove it, there’s a lot your dermatologist can do to help reverse some of the damage, but if you’re not ready to book that appointment just yet there’s still a lot you can do at home to undo the damage.
When mingled into your skincare regimen, certain products can give you research-proven results to treat your sun-caused concerns. Here’s what you need to
Summer is just about over. How much time did you spend in the sun?
It wouldn’t be summer if you didn’t want to spend as much time as possible outdoors enjoying the beautiful weather. Come to think of it, Fall, Winter and Spring have their fair share days of sunny days as well. Whether you’re spending your outdoor time playing sports, gardening or just hanging out enjoying the fresh air, you’re definitely exposing yourself to more sunlight than you would if you were indoors, and the truth is sunlight is not without its advantages. Exposure to the sun is known to increase serotonin levels and higher serotonin levels are known to lift your mood by increasing feelings of happiness and well-be
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It is a whole lot easier and more affordable these days to treat skin woes right in the comfort of your own home. A bevy of safe, portable beauty gizmos promise to deliver professional results with the use of microcurrents, LEDs (light emitting diodes) and lasers that whiten teeth, erase fine lines, remove unwanted hair and banish acne.
Most of these gadgets contain LEDs, which penetrate into the deeper layers of the skin to treat specific skin problems. LED Light therapy is based on technology developed from NASA revealing that certain frequencies of light energize new tissue growth. These lights are non-invasive and do not cause any harm or cancer.
LEDs primarily available in over-