As any dermatologist will tell you, protecting your skin against UV damage is a year-round commitment. Incidental sun exposure—the kind experienced on a daily commute or being next to a window—has a cumulative effect that results in fine lines and sagging skin. Plus, research suggests that a thick layer of broad-spectrum SPF may be just as important for those who are holed up in an office or WFH as it is for those who spend their days hitting the slopes or taking snowy walks during winter weekends.
The Importance of SPF against Photo-Damage
Those skin-aging UVA rays are just as present in the colder, cloudier months—even in the shade, and even indoors. Plus, another form of photo damage is creeping up in the beauty industry: blue light emissions from screens, computers, and other devices.
To minimize photo-damage, and combat the signs of anti-aging, here are a few moisturizers, sunscreens, and other skin essentials for SPF protection in the winter.
Our Favorite Sun-Protection Products From Winter