You Need Sunscreen While Cooking, This Is Why

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The song about using sunscreen has never stopped playing for the longest time. We have been told about the harmful effects of the Sun’s UVB rays, the worst case being skin cancer other effects vary from premature aging to hyperpigmentation, dryness, among other things.

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Now there is a new found reason why you should wear reason to wear sunscreen while cooking. Yes! you heard me right, you should wear sunscreen while cooking.

Cooking is mostly an indoors process, but still, you spend a great deal of time being exposed to flames and heat from ovens. Cooking gas releases heat and light, and according to dermatologists, this still could be as harmful to our skin as sun rays.

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Some people, more than others, spend most of their time cooking and they should wear sunscreen that is not less than SPF 30.

Make sure to apply it on your face, both of your hands and any other exposed area. This will protect your skin from getting damaged and becoming dull or dry. After you’re done make sure to moisturize your skin and drink water to compensate the hydration it lost.

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