Skin Care and Treatments of Melbourne Dermatology - Sunscreen around the Eyes

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Sunscreen around the Eyes

Sunscreen around the Eyes

Sunscreens should not be used around the eyes because they almost invariably lead to eye irritation.

Indeed, often one needs only to apply sunscreen close to the eye area to end up with red, stinging or puffy eyes over the course of the day as the sunscreen moves around somewhat from its original point of application.

Although some eye contour products make reference to providing SPF, these sunscreening products, like foundations with SPF, only provide trace protection and aren't suitable for reapplication throughout the day.

If you do use them, keep in mind that you cannot rely on them to provide you with protection against skin cancer or premature UV-induced aging.

A better approach is to combine UVA/UVB protective sunglasses (ideally of the wrap around type) with Skinceuticals Eye Gel AOX+ or IS Clinical C Eye Gel, antioxidants which provide some lasting sun protection without chemicals.

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