It’s easy to say that most (if not all) of us are aware of the importance on wearing sunscreen. From preventing skin cancer to fighting signs of aging and sun damage, sunscreen is one of the most important parts of a healthy daily routine. While you may be confident in your sunscreens’ strength, what if we told you there was a way to boost its protective power? Well, three ways
3 Best Products That’ll Boost Your Sunscreen
By layering these three products with your favorite sunscreen, your skin will thrive and stay healthy. Keep scrolling to learn more about the three products that’ll boost your sunscreen power all year long.
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Getty Images1. Tomatoes Add one to two tablespoons of tomato paste to one of your daily go-to dishes. Tomatoes contain a high concentration of lycopene, an antioxidant that's study-proven to strengthen cells from the inside out, providing skin with an extra shield against skin-damaging UV rays. Where to buy: $7.41, AmazonBUY NOW
Getty Images2. Vitamin C Apply a vitamin C serum onto skin before applying sunscreen. Research has found this added antioxidant later neutralizes the free radicals that break down collagen, maximizing SPF's skin-protecting abilities. Where to buy: $17.97, AmazonBUY NOW
Getty Images3. Fern Extract Take one daily capsule of a P. leucotomos extract infused supplements. It's been shown to gradually build up skin's defense against wrinkle-inducing sunlight, cutting risk of sun damage by 50 percent. Where to buy: $18.99, AmazonBUY NOW
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