Many people only consider putting on sunscreen when they are outdoors for a long period of time, such as going to the park or the beach, but it is actually important to wear sunscreen as frequently as possible to protect your skin from the sun’s damaging rays. In particular, it is important to wear sunscreen before and after any facial treatment such as a facial, a chemical peel, or another type of treatment.
When you get a facial, chemical peel, microdermabrasion, microneedling, or another anti-aging treatment, the extreme exfoliation exposes new, fresh skin to the surface. These newer, deeper layers of skin are more sensitive to the sun’s rays and may burn more easily. Sun exposure before or after exfoliation can also increase the likelihood of the formation of new lines and wrinkles.Continue reading “Why You Need Sunscreen Before and After Facial Treatments”