Tips Shared with Oprah.com
Nurse Jamie talks about anti-aging and shares with Oprah.com the two major skincare mistakes women and men make, and how to avoid accidentally adding years to your complexion.
Nurse Jamie advises against applying retinoids in the morning. Although retinoids are used to achieve younger looking skin, retinoids cause light sensitivity. Unfortunately, even applying SPF over retinol creams will not reduce your risk of sun damage. Nurse Jamie recommends using retinoids exclusively in your night time routine. You can apply retinol creams right before bed, and wake up with youthful, glowing skin. Secondly, Nurse Jamie discusses skin damage caused by failing to rinse well enough after washing. A shocking 70-80% of patients do not rinse their face properly after washing. Left over residue can lead to clogged pores and dry skin. Making sure all cleanser residue is thoroughly removed, will ensure a beautiful, balanced complexion.
The Importance of SPF
Proper SPF application plays an extremely important role in anti-aging and skin disease prevention. While SPF will not be as effective in protecting your skin from sun damage if you’re also wearing retinoids during the day, SPF will prevent premature and unnecessary aging when used properly.
After being diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma 3 times, award-winning actor Hugh Jackman has become a big proponent of SPF use.”Wear sunscreen!” he exclaimed on E! News earlier this year. “Don’t be like me as a kid. Trust me, wear sunscreen!”
Although there are more than 3 million cases of basal cell carcinoma in the U.S., there are things you can do to protect yourself from skin cancer!
To prevent the dangerous effects of sun damage and protection your complexion, Nurse Jamie recommends using Nurse Jamie Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Natural Moisturizing UVA/UVB Sun Protection.
In short, for anti-aging, take care of your of your skin and your skin will take care of you!