Due to the damage of the ozone layer by the environment, sunburn and tans are easier to acquire these days. #sunscreen is also known as sunblock and it benefits your health in a couple of ways. People wear it mostly in summer, even though it's advisable to also wear it in winter, fall, and spring. Below are the benefits of using sunblock.

Reduces the risk of skin cancer

Sunscreen helps to minimize the risk of developing deadly cancer by protecting you from the suns UV rays. There are two types of UV, namely UVA, and UVB and they can trigger harmful changes in your skin. The Skin Cancer Foundation stated that 95 percent of all the ultraviolet radiation that reaches the Earth’s surface is made up of UVA rays.

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Both UVA and UVB rays contribute to skin cancer development including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma.

Jeff Benabio, physician director at Kaiser Permanente said on Quora that "some people want to minimize all UV exposure on their skin to minimize risk for cancers and limit UV-related aging of their skin. For them, it's worth the effort and money to use sunscreen every day, even when there's no risk of getting sunburned"

Protects your skin from premature aging

Everyone wants to look younger with a radiant and healthy skin, and it's one of the purposes of sunscreen. It helps to keep your skin from aging by clearing out wrinkles and fine lines. According to Live Science, who cited a study Australian researchers, "people who applied a daily dollop of sunscreen had fewer wrinkles on their skin than those who didn't use sunscreen regularly." They used lines and coarseness of #The Skin to measure the age.

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According to the National Institute of Aging, sunblock also helps to prevent age spots.

Prevents you from sunburn

The skin swelling, reddening, and peeling can be a result of sunburn’s damage to your skin cells after prolonged exposure to ultraviolet rays. Sunburn occurs after you spend much time in the sun or you are exposed to UV rays from a tanning bed. Some sunburn can be severe enough to create blisters on your skin or cause permanent damage that puts you at a higher risk of skin cancer.

According to Centers for Disease Control, "unprotected exposure to the sun can result in premature aging and undesirable changes in skin texture. Such exposure has been associated with various types of skin cancer, including melanoma, one of the most serious and deadly forms." Wearing a sunscreen protects you from sunburn.

Lowers face blotchiness and keeps your skin healthy

Sunscreen prevents the eruption of red veins and irritating blotchiness on your face. It also essential in "preventing acne" and damage associated with sun rays, V10Plus advise.

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Skin proteins like keratin, elastin, and collagen which are required to keep the skin healthy and smooth, are protected by the sunblock. Always make sure it has titanium oxide in it to protect the proteins in your skin.

Sunscreens come in different types. You can choose a sweat or water resistant one, spray, a built-in sunscreen, stick or mineral one; the choice is yours. Always select a broad or full spectrum, with an SPF of 15 or more which is designed to protect your skin from UVA and UVB rays.