Skin SOS: Post-summer skincare
Stay hydrated It’s a year-round priority to stay hydrated, especially during increased temperatures, to avoid dizziness and headaches. Drinking eight glasses of filtered water can go a long way in maintaining proper health so always bring a water tumbler. Use sunscreen Unknown to many, sun’s rays are dangerous even on cloudy days. Hence, underscoring the importance of wearing sunscreen every day.
Choose a sunscreen that provides UVA and UVB protection with SPF levels of 30 or higher. It is recommended to reapply every two hours for maximum protection, and if possible, stay away from direct sunlight during peak hours of 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Wear a hat More than a fashion accessory, wearing a hat—ideally one with a wide brim—whenever outside, can help shield a person properly from the sun’s harmful rays.
Caring for skin and protecting it from harmful rays is just one of the many wellness habits a person can practice to protect their health, that aside from getting an insurance. Axa Philippines offers a line of superior health plan products such Global Health Access, Health Max, and Health eXentials, each one designed to provide the health protection for various needs. *** Speaking of sunscreen, there’s a brand that does not only protect the skin, but cares for the environment, too.
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