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5 tips to protect your skin in spring

Spring is coming, and with it long days and good weather. Sunbathing has many benefits, and helps us, among other things, to get the vitamin D that is so necessary for many of our functions. However, we must enjoy "Lorenzo" with caution and protect our skin from its harmful effects. Here we remind you of some scientifically proven guidelines to take care of your skin this spring.

A very healthy way to get a perfect tan and a much healthier look is to eat fruits and vegetables . These foods are rich in carotenoids, with many healthy properties, which improve the immune system and give the skin a more golden color.

A study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry showed in 2013 that flavanols in grapes also have great antioxidant power and protect the skin from the damaging effects of ultraviolet radiation.

The cold of the winter months dries the skin a lot. According to the Spanish Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, it is advisable to use moisturizing and moisturizing creams, such as those that contain glycerin, propylene glycol, urea or sodium lactate.

In spring, although the sun warms less strongly, it is also necessary to use sun protection . It is enough to use a factor of 15, although for prolonged exposures to the sun it is convenient to use higher factors.

It is advisable to visit the dermatologist annually, especially those with lighter skin, to check skin spots and moles.

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