Tag: sensitive skin
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Interview with Dr. Lisa Kellett, M.D., F.R.C.P.(C), D.A.B.D Director of the DLK on Avenue Dermatology Clinic, Toronto.
With spring right around the corner and summer, quick on its heels, it’s not too soon to think of your summer skin care regiment. We all now by now that overexposure to the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays leads to premature aging of the skin, wrinkles, and age spots, not to mention the increased risk of skin cancer. We’ve asked Dr. Lisa Kellett, dermatologist and director of the DLK on Avenue Dermatology Clinic in Toronto to tell us how best to care for our summer skin.
Dr. Kellett, what is the best way to protect our skin from sun damage?
Some people believe that the best way to protect one’s skin is to get a base tan. However, any tan is actually a sign that your skin is fighting sun damage. The best protection is to avoid the peak hours of the sun between 10am and 4pm and seek out the shade whenever possible. Always wear proper sun-protective clothing and a hat with at least a five inch brim. And, of course, be sure to apply sunscreen. Also, if you are currently taking any medication, you may … Read More »