Why? Excess sun exposure. We live under a thin ozone layer, we inhabit the coast and take advantage of it! And our climate means we spend more time outdoors.
SPF is THE most important step in your skincare routine.
The sun is so damaging to our skin that the type of ageing it causes has its own special name; photoageing.
A good way to see how UV exposure changes your skin is to look at the inside of your arm where sun exposure and environmental insults have had little impact. The colour here is even and the texture smooth with a little fine wrinkling. Then look at an area commonly exposed to the sun such as your forearms, neck or chest, and the picture may be very different. There may be:
All of the above occur due to the sun and its known effects on the top two layers of the skin.
Our founder, dermatologist Assoc Professor Greg Goodman is Chief of Surgery at the Skin and Cancer Foundation (now Skin Health Institute) and Adjunct Associate Professor with Monash University. He is a go-to dermatology industry-insider for Vogue, Elle and Cleo — amongst others, and consults on pores, skin pigmentation, ageing and acne. Greg has over 30 years of experience both academically and professionally. He harnessed this knowledge and experience to create Script and take the confusion out of choosing skincare products. To learn more about Greg click here.
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