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The Truth About UV Radiation and Aging

The Difference Between UVA and UVB Rays

UVB rays penetrate the top layer of skin and cause sunburn; however, UVA rays go deeper below the skin, causing most of skin aging, which leads to wrinkles, discoloration, and loss of skin firmness.

UVA Rays Damage the DNA and are the #1 Cause of Skin Aging

When UVA rays go beneath the skin, they damage the skin’s DNA and hinder its natural repair process, causing aging. There are two types of UVA rays: short wavelength and long wavelength. Many sunscreens do not provide adequate UVA protection, filtering only long UVA rays.

UVA Rays are Present Year-Round

UVA rays are able to pass through glass and clouds and are present all year long, rain or shine. So everyday the skin receives more UVA than UVB rays.

Revitalift Day Cream SPF 18 offers advanced anti-aging in a daily moisturizer. Used daily, Revitalift Day Cream SPF 18 helps correct wrinkles and firms skin with SPF 18 and 24-hour hydration to protect against future damage.

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