Health Tip: Help Sun-Damaged Skin09/05/13
(HealthDay News) -- Sun damage can lead to tough, leather-like
skin, wrinkles and dark brown spots.
The Skin Cancer Foundation offers these suggestions to help the
health and appearance of sun-damaged skin:
- Protect skin by applying daily sunscreen of SPF 15 or higher,
to prevent additional damage.
- Remove dead skin cells from (exfoliate) your skin with a
loofah, alpha hydroxy acid cleanser, gentle scrub or at-home
- Hydrate skin with a thick, rich moisturizer.
- See a dermatologist about other options to treat sun
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