Day night and eye cream protect your skin

Day night and eye cream protect your skin 

Always use SPF during the day but never at night. This is because the sunscreen ingredients can sometimes be a little irritating so even though you can’t be without it during the day for obvious reasons, it is as well to give your skin a break from it at night
   Any product containing Vitamin A (retinol) or any of it’s derivatives should only be used at night as it can make your skin light sensitive.
During the day your major skincare focus should be on protection from UV damage and other environmental factors such as heating/air conditioning, wind and pollution.
Sun Exposure And Skin Damage
How exactly does the sun age us and what can we do about it?
The damage to the skin caused by the sun is brought about by Ultra Violet rays known as UVA and UVB. UV rays have several direct impacts on the skin. Some of the most common are:
-Increase in certain enzymes that can break down the collagen and elastin fibres which keep our skin firm, plump and ‘elastic’, leading to wrinkles and sagging skin.
Increase in rate of skin cell production leads to congestion, comedones and texture issues.
Vitamins C & A which are essential vitamins in skin health and appearance are light sensitive and will be adversely affected by UV exposure.We all have both red and brown pigment types in our skin, in different amounts depending on our individual genetic code. UV rays alter red pigment in such a way that it becomes a dangerous free-radical that damages the DNA of nearby cells. This could affect regular skin cells or even stem cells such as melanocytes, leading to uneven colour deposits that we see on our skin as dark patches.
What can you do?Stay out of strong sunlight where possible. If you are exposed, reapply a good SPF every 2 hours.Use a high SPF with UVA & UVB filters daily. Products with added vitamins and anti-oxidants are even better.
At night your skincare focus should switch to replenishing, repair and   restoration.
At night you can take advantage of all of the beautiful facial oils and rich creams that might not be
Do you need a separate eye cream?
No. You Don’t.
Hmm that wouldn’t make a very interesting paragraph so I suppose I should elaborate a bit for those who like the science-y stuff.
The skin around your eyes is just that. Skin. While it may be thinner than the skin on
the rest of the face, it is still the same structure, with the same functions and needs and should be treated the same, i.e. use the same products. Now, I know this goes against the general wisdom but believe me the only point of separate eye creams is to separate you from your money.
If a cream says ‘avoid eye area’ you can be sure I wouldn’t use it on my face at all.
The one exception may be when the skin around your eyes is significantly different from the skin on the rest of your face and therefore needs different treatment, maybe as in the case of dark circles, which are usually hereditary or cultural and I have never heard of any product that claims to fix them actually working. If something new comes to the market, I will be happy to test it out but in the meantime save your money.
practical during the day, especially if you wear makeup. Your skin is taking a break from battling pollution and UV rays so it can now focus more on absorbing and utilising corrective ingredients such as essentials fatty acids for lipid layer health, growth factors for strengthening the skin and of course Vitamin A for rejuvenation at a cellular level. Layer on those lovely ingredients and wake up to a radiant, plump complexion.

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