So rich people obviously don't age (have you SEEN JLo?). But what about the rest of us? Do we have a chance? Actually, there is a lot us common folk can do to stay looking young and most of it doesn't cost a thing! Here we have compiled our Top 12 ways to age for zilch, nada, nothing!
1. Chill out- have you even seen a monk with wrinkles? It doesn't happen. They glow and radiate until the day they die/are reborn. Why? Because they don't stress or worry. Stress is a huge accelerator of...
We get this question so much that we decided to make a separate blog post about it.
The disappointing truth is not really! And honestly, when dealing with skin cancer, "not really", is a frightening answer.
While most fabrics do provide some level of protection, their UPF ratings are not as high as you may think. In fact, you can still get sunburned through a cotton T-shirt! To offer proper protection, fabric should have a rating of UPF 50+.
What does UPF mean?
The UPF stands for Ultraviolet Protection Factor which is a numerical rating to clothing.
A UPF protection clothing with rate 50 means that...
Did you know that what you eat can affect how well your body responds to sun damage?
To explain how, let's back track a bit, back to high school physiology. Antioxidants are compounds that have the ability to defend the body against the damaging effects of free radicals. Free radicals, if you remember are unstable electrons that wreak havoc on your body and cause aging. One huge source of free radicals is UV radiation from the sun. These cause inflammation, oxidative stress in the body, and a breakdown of the extracellular matrix, which leads to aging and skin cancer.