The sun is vital to for so many things but can be harmful at the same time. Sun exposure is necessary to maintain adequate vitamin D levels and strong bones. However, in addition to increasing hyperpigmentation and the risk of skin cancer, too much sun exposure can worsen dryness especially in the dry Colorado climate. Here are some important skin care ingredients that can help with these concerns.

Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring substance found in our bodies. It is found in connective tissues and helps to cushion and lubricate. For that reason, hyaluronic acid is frequently found in skin care products to minimize aging, dryness and wrinkles. It is frequently used in conjunction with Vitamin C to assist in effective penetration.

Vitamin C is a potent antioxidant which protects the skin from the harmful effects of UV rays. Furthermore is stimulates collagen production. Sun exposure decreases the production of collagen. Studies have found that Vitamin C helps to minimize fine lines, scars, and wrinkles. There are many forms of Vitamin C but L-ascorbic is the only useful form of Vitamin C in skin care products.

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