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Enjoy the first rays of the sun safely

At last spring – the sun shines, and after the long gray winter it draws all out. Most adults now have pale and sensitive skin. Small children have anyway still a pronounced inadequate endogenous sun protection. But especially in the spring deceive the moderate temperatures, the intensity of the sun’s rays away: sunburn threatens.

Enjoy sunThe first beautiful sunny weekends a year entice the whole family out into the open. The temperatures are in the sunshine in March and April, most pleasant, not too hot, not too cold. The lifts the mood and healthy: The body can now with the aid of UV radiation form the bone structure of vitamin D. But beware: Kids socks sun unrestrained, and also in adults, the skin over the winter loses its natural sun protection, “hyperkeratosis”, a slightly thickened cornea. In addition, protective pigments have broken down. Also, because the warning signal, excessive heat, yet does not apply sun protection for children and adults is especially important now.

Risk of sunburn: Depending on age and skin type.

If the UVA or UVB radiation impinges too long to unprotected skin reddens and this starts to hurt, a sign of first degree burns. Itching vesicles indicate greater damage. Sunburn is indeed not a disaster, but in case of recurrence, the risk of late complications such as skin cancer is given. People with allergy potential should use special sunscreen and aftersun preparations. The products of the series “Skincare-Clinique” contain as little hydro dispersion gels. You do not stick and are comfortable to use.

How sunburn skin is compromised respectively? Fair-skinned, blond or red-haired people react to strong sunlight faster and more violent than people with darker skin. According to Choose the SPF of the sunscreen. Infants and young children, regardless of skin type, yet completely unprotected. Your skin is much thinner than that of older children and adults. Are often enough minutes in the sun to produce burns. The risk of consequential damages is higher than in adults.

Necessarily protect against sunburn.

The time in the garden or on the beach freely enjoy:

  • Children under one year are best kept in the shade. Sunscreens with chemical sunscreens are not recommended in infants and young children. In this case you can use Vichy Capital Soleil Gentle Milk for Children. It is specifically designed to protect infants and very sensitive skin and, thanks to its highly effective UVA and UVB protection, reliable protection for children’s skin from the sun.
  • Between 11 and 15 clock the sun’s rays are most intense, so this is the right time for a little break inside.
  • Abrasion and waterproof sun lotion withstands several hours at the lake.
  • Special sunscreen for children with the highest sun protection factor for “Vichy Capital Soleil Gentle Milk for Children” should be generous and several times a day exposed to the sun all skin areas are applied.
  • Light Protective, but light clothing, headgear and a large enough – this is still little known – a good pair of sunglasses with UV protection glasses keep the little ones from consequential damages.
  • Experts recommend long “jock strap” about the diet: A colorful mixture of vitamins with vitamin C and E, beta-carotene and lycopene helps to strengthen the body’s own sun protection to mitigate existing skin damage or heal. The ingredients are contained in many fresh vegetables and fruits or alternatively in the form of dietary supplements in the pharmacy available. Especially for people with allergy potential is also recommended calcium to support preparation for the sun. In the effervescent tablets Calcium Sandoz vitamin E, vitamin C and beta-carotene is in addition to calcium, included in a balanced dosage for prophylaxis suffices to take an effervescent tablet per day dissolved in a glass of water.