Whatever the season, the Australian sun can be extremely damaging to your skin. To help protect your skin from sun damage, keep your skin hydrated by drinking at least two liters of water a day and follow these tips.

Always, always, always wear sunscreen

Make sure you wear sunscreen in every season and in all weather, especially when it’s cloudy in summer. Your sunscreen should be SPF 30+ for best protection. Don’t forget to reapply every 2 hours if you’re swimming.

Wear hats

Channel your inner Audrey Hepburn with a wide brimmed hat. Not only is it a chic fashion statement, it is essential as your face is the most sensitive to the sun’s rays. The ideal hat should shade your face, head, ears and neck.

Stay Shady

It has been proved that wearing the right sunglasses will prevent wrinkles from forming around the eyes. Wearing sunglasses with 100% UV filters stop squinting from the sun helps prevent crow’s feet and the damaging of fragile skin around your eyes.
Keep skin moisturised

The sun can quickly dry out skin, causing it to become irritable, sensitive and leaving it prone to breakouts. By moisturizing daily, you can help your skin feel hydrated. The Body Elixir Oil from JIV.ELAN deeply hydrates, soothes irritations and improved skin tone and firmness, find out more: Elixir Oil

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Feed your skin

It is possible to boost your skins natural SPF, antioxidants found in tomatoes, spinach, carrots, sweet potatoes, green tea and dark chocolate can disperse through your body and enhance your skins natural skin protection ability.

Visit your dermatologist

Visiting your dermatologist at least once a year for a full body skin check can help detect melanomas and other anomalies in their early stage.

 

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