Tanning lens: how to tan safely
A tanned skin, a nice tan have a good-looking effect much sought after in summer. If the sun is good for morale, for complexion and for health, it can also play a few tricks on your skin if precautions have not been taken. So, how to tan without damaging your skin? Here are some tips and tips to brown safely and extend your tan as long as possible.
1 - Bronze preserving your health To tan without damaging your skin, it is essential to get it right and be reasonable. To avoid sunburn, remember to protect it well and do not expose yourself in a reckless way. You risk sometimes serious burns, the appearance of skin cancers and premature aging of the epidermis. Healthy skin will prolong the beneficial effects of the sun. It is necessary for this: - to have a balanced diet, giving priority to fruits and vegetables and red or orange foods, rich in carotenoids which contain pigmenting and antioxidant properties. Tomatoes, carrots, spinach, watermelons, apricots ... all these fruits and vegetables of the season contain antioxidants. They are rich in vitamins A, C and E and beta-carotene and protect the body against aging skin, while guaranteeing your solar capital; - to hydrate you regularly by drinking at least 1.5 l per day; - to start with short and spread exposures over time; - choose the right times, avoiding the hottest hours of the day, between 12 and 16 hours.
2 - Your beauty reflexes Prepare your skin Remember to exfoliate your skin before the first exposures, and regularly (without exaggerating) when it starts to tan. You will eliminate dead cells and help skin regenerate. Once exfoliated skin, be sure to moisturize, especially after showering. All products are good, milks, creams, even the cheapest products are excellent. To get the tan you want, it's important to choose your sunscreen. You will tan even with a high index. Choose a cream based on your phototype. There are six phototypes that correspond to a classification ranging from lighter skin to darker skin.
3 - Prepare your body in the sun with food supplements Make your skin a source of essential fatty acids found in rapeseed oil, linseed oil, walnut oil and safflower oil. These acids are useful for preventing skin aging, while ensuring good hydration. To prevent premature aging of the skin, use food supplements rich in antioxidants (carotenoids, vitamin C, vitamin E and selenium, which are nutrients with anti-radical action present in fruits, vegetables, wheat germ .. .). Solar capsules taken as a preventive treatment (2 to 3 weeks before the first exposure) are enriched with antioxidants and essential fatty acids. They help improve skin tolerance and make you tan faster, which does not exclude the use of a sunscreen in addition. Food supplements also have a very effective tanning extension effect.