2월, 2016의 게시물 표시

Winter Skin Care Tips from Grand Dermatology Center

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It is a cold winter in the northern hemisphere which means the season of winter sport such as skiing or snowboarding. It is just as important to take care of your skin in the cold and harsh winter season as in the summer. Exposure to strong UV rays and cold wind may cause freckles, dry skin and other various skin troubles. So what are some of the skin care tips for the cold winter of Korea?



First must-have item to bring to ski resort is sun-screen. The 80~90% of direct sunlight that shine onto the snow reflect back onto the skin. This is about 4 times more than that of summer UV rays and may cause skin darkening, pigmentation and freckles.



Therefore, 30 minutes before the outdoor activity, it is recommended to apply skin screen, of SPF 30+ and PA++ or more. Also, it is better to apply generous amount of sunscreen bigger than the size of quarter coin. Also, reapplying the sunscreen every 2 ~ 3 hours is better for the skin. Secondly, moisturizing is just as important as sun-care. Cold wi…