It’s summertime, and that means it’s time to head outdoors and enjoy the sunshine, but don’t forget to protect your skin daily with a quality sunscreen. According to skincancer.org, “Skin cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal skin cells. It occurs when unrepaired DNA damage to skin cells (most often caused by ultraviolet radiation from sunshine or tanning beds) triggers mutations, or genetic defects, that lead the skin cells to multiply rapidly and form malignant tumors.” With more than 25 years of experience developing wound healing and skin care products, EltaMD sunscreens are our #1 recommendation when you’re enjoying your favorite outside activities.
With our Austin climate – notorious for scorching hot temperatures and intense ultraviolet ray exposure – daily application is necessary to avoid damaging UVA and UVB rays as well as infrared radiation (IR) exposure. And while it’s important – and even healthy – to soak up some Vitamin D, remember that unprotected sun exposure carries its consequences and is linked to premature aging and, of course, skin cancer.
Approximately 3.5 million people per year are diagnosed with some form of skin cancer in the US. That’s more skin cancer than breast, prostate, lung and colorectal cancers combined. Those staggering statistics are, indeed, a wakeup call. UVA rays damage the DNA of skin cells as well as age them. EltaMD products are formulated to develop, protect and maintain healthy skin. With EltaMD, your skin is protected against UVA/UVB rays using the mineral compound, zinc-oxide. Zinc-oxide blocks the widest spectrum of UVA/UVB rays and is safe for even the most sensitive skin types. With it’s fragrance-free, sensitivity-free, paraben-free and non-comedogenic formula, you can relax, feel confident and enjoy your summertime activities.
The EltaMD product line includes both facial and body sunscreen. We carry the following:
Perfect for normal, combination and/or post-procedure skin, this sunscreen offers:
Designed for extra sensitive skin and post-procedure skin, this sunscreen offers:
Perfect for skin prone to acne, rosacea and hyperpigmentation, this sunscreen offers:
Designed for all skin types, this sunscreen offers:
To visit with a skin care specialist, learn how to protect your skin against premature aging and skin cancer, and select the right EltaMD sunscreen product, call our office at 512-867-6211 or contact us online.