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5 reasons why you need to wear sunscreen indoors

One of the most widespread misconceptions about sun protection is that it is unnecessary to wear it inside. Unfortunately, that isn't even remotely accurate.

Written By: India TV Entertainment Desk New Delhi Published on: April 21, 2023 13:57 IST
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Any skincare routine must include sunscreen, but is it necessary to use it indoors? This subject is especially important now that more individuals are staying inside. Although wearing sunscreen when going outside and reapplying it as necessary, it's not apparent if the same guidelines hold true when staying in. Additionally, choosing the proper sunscreen for indoor use is crucial. 

Here are some reasons why you should wear sunscreen indoors

Sunscreen protects against blue light

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Some sunscreens, such as those made with zinc oxide and/or titanium dioxide, are effective at blocking blue light, which is the light that comes from displays like your phone, laptop, and television. Compared to the other SPFs, sunscreens with microfine titanium dioxide provided noticeably greater protection from UVA and blue radiation.

Protect yourself from skin cancer

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Although many people believe that the sun can't hurt them indoors, this may not be the most obvious reason to put on sunscreen. Sunburn is brought on by an inflammatory reaction, which is brought on by UVB radiation. The cells that are left after this sunburn peels are vulnerable to more damage over time, raising your chance of developing skin cancer.

Prevents pre-mature ageing

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Ultraviolet rays even through window glass and on gloomy days can penetrate deeply and cause damage. Skin damage from UVB rays can occur in skin cells underneath the surface, you may not see it until later when spots appear. 

Boosts skincare routine

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The truth is that even if you spend hundreds of dollars on the best skin care products available, they won't perform to their full potential if SPF 30+ isn't used to delay the signs of ageing. In addition to making your goods less effective, skipping the sunscreen could increase the risk to your skin from the products when exposed to the sun.

Sunscreen acts as a moisturizer

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Wearing sunscreen all year round is now simple thanks to sunscreen alternatives that may be blended with daily moisturising products or added to makeup. Sunscreens these days are formulated with premium, skin-nourishing ingredients. It works quickly, feels wonderful, and absorbs quickly.

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