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SPF range signifies protection from UV-B rays. An SPF-15 gives 95% protection from UVB rays. An SPF-30 gives 97% protection. For normal skin’s routine care, SPF 15 is usually sufficient. Also, one should remember that the SPF doesn’t indicate protection from UVA – which is described by the “star rating”. Usually, a 3 out of 5-star rating gives good UVA protection.
Moisturizing is food for the skin. A moisturized skin is glowing skin, dry skin is dull skin. In any season, everyone should moisturize at least once or twice a day. 1. An extremely important product, especially these days, since there is a flare-up of acne or maskne due to sweating inside masks. 2. A moisturizer repairs the skin barrier.
Vitamin C is a very good skincare ingredient. Using a vitamin C based serum does wonders for your skin. 1. A vitamin C serum is great since it is an antioxidant, skin brightening and reduces dark spots. 2. Experts recommend using this product only at night. It is unstable in sunlight and can cause reactions.
Retinol is the technical name for vitamin A and has over 50 years of research proving it to be one of the best skincare ingredients for improving a variety of concerns including wrinkles, loss of firmness, discolourations, clogged pores, and skin texture.
1. Salicylic acid based face washes, non-comedogenic face washes, creams containing Alpha and Beta Hydroxy acids and tea tree oil also decrease acne. 2. Salicylic acid has great exfoliation properties and is the perfect anti-acne solution.
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