Too many people resist wearing sunscreen every day, even though they know they should. For the really stubborn (funny how so many of them are men), if you won’t wear sunscreen, at the very least wear a good oil blend. Even an average oil blend will have ingredients like sesame oil that will offer some UV protection.
I created Protective Day Oil because I wanted to provide a solution for anyone who is willing to use something that doesn’t ‘show.’ I get it. Nobody wants a pasty look. And because I really do want to see people avoid sun damage, I have made sure that our Protective Day Oil contains a wide selection of oils that studies show have UV-protective capacities. Protective Day Oil in vitro tests show significant protection in the higher range of the UV spectrum, that is, in the UVA range.
UVA protection is crucial. The consequences of UVA overexposure are not immediately evident as is the case with sunburn, but the effects over time can be even more serious—these longer wavelengths damage DNA, cause wrinkles and hyperpigmentation, and are linked to melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer. So even if you are not concerned about skin cancer remember that in UVA, A=Aging.
The following particular oils found in Protective Day Oil exhibit, according to some respectable studies, sun-protective capabilities:
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