May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and with more than five million cases of skin cancer each year it’s even more important than ever to remind all of your clients (no matter what their skin type) that sun care is a crucial part of their skincare routine. So even though we are sheltering in place, now is a great time to check in with your clients, make sure they are practicing safe sun every day, and have all the products they need for beautiful, yet protected skin. Here are a few of our favorite sun protection tips you can use to remind your clients of the benefits of using sunscreen every day.
• Wear it inside or out, always: Sun protection isn’t just for sunny days. Those damaging UV-rays can hit us through our car or living room windows and even on cloudy or rainy days. Just because you can’t feel the sun beating down on your skin doesn’t mean you’re not at risk for UV exposure. UVA rays can penetrate through windows, clouds, rain, and fog, leaving you exposed. Also, keep in mind that summer storms can pass quickly, so when the sky clears, you might be caught unexpectedly in the sun.
• Look for an all-in-one product: The key here is making it simple to incorporate sun protection into a daily skincare routine. One of the easiest ways is to recommend a product that guards the skin against harmful UV rays and premature aging. Something that is lightweight and fast-absorbing and designed to effectively balance oil production while delivering broad-spectrum protection. All-natural ingredients such as green tea are full of potent antioxidants that help fight free radicals, while sodium hyaluronate, vitamin E and cucumber will condition and provide ultimate hydration. Who doesn’t love a product that protects the skin from harmful UVA/UVB rays, helps prevent premature aging caused by sun exposure, and conditions and hydrates the skin while balancing oil? And here’s a pro tip: bundle your Tuel Daily Protect with C Power and then educate your clients on how they’ll get maximum protection when they apply sunscreen after their vitamin C serum.
• It’s ok to go outside, even right now: As we all SIP, it’s still ok to go outside and safely get some vitamin D from the sunlight. Vitamin D is a unique vitamin that most don’t get enough of and is essential for optimal health. And since only a handful of foods contain a significant amount of vitamin D, getting outside is important to our physical and mental well-being...now more than ever.