The foundation of a healthy skincare regimen requires protecting the skin. In order to maintain skin health and prevent damage, individuals must protect the complexion from sun damage and other environmental factors. Overexposure to the sun and harmful UV rays can cause irreversible damage.
In addition to sunburn, UV rays can cause premature aging, wrinkling, and skin cancer. With melanoma being the fastest spreading cancer known to mankind, excessive sun exposure can be fatal. Because the risk of developing melanoma increases with age, it is crucial that younger people take preventative measures to protect the skin.
EltaMD UV Shield Broad-Spectrum SPF 45 is a specially formulated, oil-free sunscreen product. Ideal for oily, acne-prone skin, the EltaMD UV Shield is lightweight formulation that protects the skin from sun damage and harmful UV rays. Unlike other sunscreen products, the EltaMD UV Shield works to defend the complexion against sun damage and signs of aging as well.
About EltaMD UV Shield Broad-Spectrum SPF 45
Containing 9% transparent zinc oxide and 7.5% octinoxate, the EltaMD UV Shield Broad-Spectrum SPF 45 is oil-free and is designed to protect the complexion. Recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation, EltaMD UV Shield is one of the most effective sunscreen products on the market. Soothing the skin, the EltaMD UV Shield is a cosmetically sophisticated formulation that is designed for oily to normal skin types.
By mattifying the complexion, the sunscreen formula reduces the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and hyperpigmentation. Safe and effective, the fast-absorbing formula can easily be added to the daily skincare regimen. Perfect for wearing underneath makeup, the EltaMD UV Shield will not cause cosmetics to streak or rub off throughout the day.
Fragrance and paraben free, the EltaMD UV Shield is the perfect sunscreen for those who want a shine-free look. Designed to be worn alone or underneath makeup, the EltaMD UV Shield can be used alongside photosensitizing medications. Featuring antioxidant properties, the sunscreen product defends the skin from free radicals that associated with ultraviolet and infrared radiation.
The EltaMD UV Shield sunscreen prevents sunburn and, if used as directed, can support other sun protecting products. Decreasing the risk of skin cancer and treating early signs of aging, the EltaMD UV Shield formulation is a powerful multi-tasking product. For the best results, it is recommended that users apply a liberal amount of EltaMD UV Shield to the face, neck, and back of hands.
Applying sunscreen approximately 15-30 minutes before sun exposure will provide maximum protection as it becomes fully absorbed into the skin and is less likely to be washed off from perspiration. Additionally, users should re-apply sunscreen every 3 hours, especially after swimming or exercising.
Ingredients in EltaMD UV Shield Broad-Spectrum SPF 45
With the active ingredients being zinc oxide and Vitamin E, the EltaMD UV Shield formulation contains a combination of ingredients that fight the signs of aging and protect the skin from sun damage. The ingredients, as well as their benefits, are listed below.
- Zinc Oxide: This ingredient is a natural mineral compound that functions by defending the complexion against harmful UV and UVB rays. Reflecting and scattering the harmful rays, the zinc oxide protects the skin and fights against the signs of aging. In addition
- Vitamin E: This ingredient blocks free radicals frim the body and reduces the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, and hyperpigmentation. A powerful antioxidant, vitamin E is keeps the skin looking youthful and healthy.
With these powerful moisturizing and protecting ingredients, EltaMD sunscreen, as well as the company’s skincare products, are able to prevent damage to skin while simultaneously making it look flawless and healthy. For those looking for a solution to the complexion and skin safety, EltaMD is the perfect solution.
Purchasing EltaMD UV Shield Broad-Spectrum SPF 45
EltaMD sunscreen and skincare products are available for purchase through hundreds of authorized physicians. Formulated for every skin type and special need, physicians and skin care professionals are able to recommend the best suitable EltaMD products.
To find the nearest authorized EltaMD physician, customers can search the directory found on the company website (www.EltaMD.com). Available in two sizes, the EltaMD UV Shield Broad-Spectrum SPF 45 can be purchased in either a 3 ounce tube or a 7 ounce airless pump.