While it may seem that little or no sun gets through winter clouds, you still need to apply your sunscreen no matter what season it is. If there is enough light to see in front of you on a cloudy day, then UVA and UVB rays are still getting through. This means that not only can you still get a sunburn from the UVB rays, but the damaging and UVA rays that cause premature aging are also getting through. As you know, UV exposure is cumulative, so skipping sunscreen on cloudy days adds up.
Apply and Reapply
This means that you should get in the habit of applying your sunscreen after cleansing and toning each morning despite the weather forecast. It is easier to prevent premature aging and skin cancer than it is to treat it later. Also, remember to apply your topical antioxidant at night to further protect your skin and your health.
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