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Cosmetologist explains why vitamin D is not beneficial for skin

Cosmetologist explains why vitamin D is not beneficial for skin Why vitamin D is not good for the skin (photo: Freepik)
Author: Daryna Vialko

Vitamin D is not always good for our skin, especially when it is exposed to direct sunlight, states Ukrainian cosmetologist Anna Tarasenko.

The cosmetologist explained why vitamin D is not good for the skin.
According to Anna, sunlight can provide not only vitamin D but also serious problems for skin health. It is known that ultraviolet radiation can contribute to the development of skin cancer and accelerate the aging process.

The longer a person is exposed to the sun without protection, the more damage is done to their skin.

“One of the most common myths is that sunlight cures rashes and other skin problems. In fact, exposure to the sun without protection can temporarily reduce the appearance of rashes due to the tanning effect, but this does not mean that the problem has been solved. In the long run, UV radiation can lead to deterioration of the skin condition and further exacerbation,” the doctor noted.

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Why vitamin D is not good for the skin (photo: Freepik)

Anna also says that the sunlight, in addition to tanning, causes premature skin aging. The collagen and elastin fibers that give the skin its elasticity are destroyed by the sun exposure. A condition called skin elastosis develops, premature wrinkles appear, making the face look older.

"To protect the skin from the harmful effects of the sun, it is important to use products with a high level of UV protection, wear clothing with long sleeves and wide-brimmed hats, avoid sun exposure during peak hours, and regularly see a dermatologist to detect any pathologies in time," the cosmetologist explained.

Thus, the cosmetologist summarizes that the myth that the sun can cure skin problems is untrue. Sun protection and a cautious attitude to sun exposure are key to maintaining healthy skin.

Previously, we discussed the most common myths about Botox.

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