As we know sunlight acts as a remedy for many diseases.But excess sun exposure causes most of the visible aging of your skin.UV rays of the sun are the primary cause of wrinkles,pigmentation,sun spots and reduced the natural moister of the skin.The researchers proved that up to 80 to 90%of how young or old you look for your age is due to how much sun exposure you have sustained.The sun ray damages five major parts of the skin. This damage can cumulatively be termed dermatologists,and it involves the epidermis,dermis(solar Elastoplast)blood vessels,sebaceous glands and melanomas. If you look through a microscope at sun damaged skin cells,you can see actual breaks in the chromosomes where they have been damaged by solar radiation.This damage can lead to cancer.
Scientific studies have shown that excess UV exposure breaks down collagen and impairs the synthesis of new collagen.The sun also attacks on our elastin fibers.Without the skin's supportive connective tissue our skin loses its strength and flexibility.Then the sun makes us older.
There are a multitude of medical treatments that do to a certain extent,reverse the signs of skin aging.Understanding the harmful effects of the sun and modifying certain habits is key to preventing further damage and should be the first step towards rejuvenating your skin.