Sunscreen is an essential component of anyone’s skin care routine, particularly those who have recently had a cosmetic procedure. The skin of an incision or scar is especially delicate following a treatment, and is more sensitive to the harmful effects of sun exposure. Without taking precautionary measures and using an effective sunscreen, a scare may darken significantly and become more noticeable. Yet even those who have not recently undergone a cosmetic procedure must be vigilant about protecting their skin from the sun. Sun exposure can not only cause burns, it can eventually lead to skin cancer or signs of early aging.
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By combining serious UV protection and super hydration, EltaMD sunscreens are widely regarded as the ultimate solution for sun protection. This medical grade sunscreen is formulated with transparent zinc oxide and is noncomedogenic, sensitivity-free, fragrance-free and paraben-free. And it’s sheer, lightweight formula allow it to glide on easily and absorb quickly into your skin.
If you are interested in learning more about the Obagi or Elta MD skincare line, please contact South Coast Plastic Surgery. We are more than happy to discuss the benefits of these medical grade products and how you can get to the next level of skin beauty.