Sun Damaged Skin – What You Need To Know & Quick Fixes
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Ivory Aesthetics July 30, 2018
Everyone loves the sunshine. It makes you feel happy, energised and of course it’s fabulous for that tan.
However, it is incredibly easy for your skin to become damaged when living in Dubai because of the soaring temperatures and scorching summer heat.
Below we explore what you need to know about sun damaged skin, quick fixes you can do at home, and the benefit of facial treatments to treat sun damaged skin.
What you need to know to protect your skin
It is incredibly easy to get sun damaged skin. However, there are certain precautions that you can take to protect your skin.
When you plan to spend any time in the sun you must apply suncream. Preferably with an SPF of at least 30 or higher. Keep applying it throughout the day.
It is incredibly easy to become dehydrated when out in the heat of summer. When you are dry, your skin is dry. Always carry a water bottle with you and take regular sips to keep hydrated.
Love the shade
When possible, stay in the shade and try to take regular breaks in the shade during periods of intense heat. It’s also advisable to keep your skin covered to avoid sunburn. Carrying an umbrella around for shade isn’t a bad idea either!
Quick fixes you can do at home
If you are unlucky and become mildly sunburned, then there are a few things you can do at home to ease your symptoms.
Yogurt is a wonderful natural remedy that can be applied directly to the skin to soothe and reduce redness.
Running a cool bath can also help soothe skin, as can applying a cold compress (frozen peas work well.
Quick fix facial treatments
To reverse sun damaged skin and give it some much-needed care, there are a range of quick fix facial options available as well.
The HydraFacial is a fantastic facial that targets dry skin and skin that has dark spots and pigmentation. This innovative cleansing system uses specialist serums to both soothe and hydrate sun damaged skin. All of this is achieved in a single session.
The oxygen facial
This treatment is specifically targeted towards pigmented skin. The facial helps to draw out oxygen from within the skin, which then stimulates collagen production that helps to repair damaged skin. This treatment is also beneficial for skin that is dry, helping you to achieve a smooth, even tone to your skin.
The rehydrating mask
This treatment tackles the dermal layer, helping to both nourish and hydrate extremely dry skin. The skin is quickly refreshed, making it the perfect choice for rough and dehydrated skin.
Here at Ivory Aesthetics, we are passionate about helping you have healthy, beautiful skin.
To learn more about any of our facial treatments or for further enquiries and skin concerns, get in touch with our facial spa in Business Bay by calling us on 04 451 5554