WHY IS SPF SO IMPORTANT FOR YOUR SKIN?

Good news for your skin!

SPF is becoming a part of our skincare and beauty products. But what makes it so important?

What are the benefits of adding SPF to skincare products? 75% of skin ageing is attributed to environmental factors, with UV rays being one of the major culprits. The sun's powerful UV rays can wreak havoc on your skin, causing premature aging, fine lines, wrinkles, and even more serious concerns like skin cancer.

So, what's the solution?

Introducing SPF skincare as your daily companion. Here's why it's a game-changer for your skin:

1. Shield from Harmful UV Rays: SPF, or Sun Protection Factor, acts as a protective shield for your skin. It blocks the harmful UVA and UVB rays that can damage your skin, keeping it healthy and youthful.

2. Wrinkle Prevention: UV rays can break down collagen and elastin in your skin, leading to wrinkles and sagging. Regular use of SPF can help prevent these signs of aging.

3. Dark Spot Defence: Sun exposure can lead to the formation of dark spots and hyperpigmentation. SPF can assist in fading existing spots and preventing new ones from developing.

4. Reduced Skin Cancer Risk: Prolonged exposure to UV rays can increase the risk of skin cancer. SPF is your frontline defence against this serious health concern.

5. Hydration and Skin Health: Many SPF-infused skincare products are formulated with additional hydrating and nourishing ingredients, promoting overall skin health.

How SPF Can Help Your Skin

How to keep your skin moisturised under SPF?

L'OCCITANE’s skincare range uses innovative and tailored formulae to provide hydration while remaining light and comfortable to wear. The Immortelle Precious Cream and the Shea Light Comforting Face Cream, for example, are good additions to SPF to keep the skin moisturised under SPF and limit the residual shine or stickiness that are often associated with SPF creams. Our pro tip: use a moisturiser before applying your SPF cream!