Among the cosmetics necessary for a vacation at the seaside there should be two kinds of creams:
- cosmetic products with protection from UV radiation, which has a very negative effect not only on the skin surface, but also destroys collagen and elastin;
- creams after sun bathing, which recover the skin functions after the harmful influence of ultraviolet, smoothen epidermis and fix the suntan.
What is a good sunscreen cream
A good sunscreen cream should not only protect the skin from UVB rays, but also keep to a minimum the action of UVA radiation.
- The UVB rays cause harm to the upper skin layers. It is they that cause sunburn. The SPF factor, indicated on the cream package is the characteristic of a protecting barrier against this kind of radiation;
- The UVA rays pose the greater threat. Their harm is invisible, while they influence the deepest skin layers. UVA rays cause early skin aging, the destruction of collagen, elastin and the molecules of hyaluronic acid. That’s why you should look for not only the SPF factor on the sunscreen package, but also the information concerning UVA rays protection. It may be marked as ‘Broad Spectrum’ or ‘РА++’.
Besides these types of protection, pay your attention on the following characteristics, while choosing a sunscreen:
- SPF minimum 15;
- presence of water-resistant components, which don’t let the cream to get washed off. Usually it is marked as ‘waterproof;
besides protecting agents there should be skin caring ingredients, natural oils, herbal extracts, hyaluronic acid.
Royal body cream by Repharm
What are the functions of an after tanning cream
An after tanning cream should contain ingredients which soften and soothe irritated skin, regenerate skin cells, nourish epidermis and make up water loss. Among the ingredients of this category of creams are natural oils, glycerin, caffeine, vitamin and bisphosphonate complexes, peptide compounds, herbal extracts.
The after tanning cream’s functions are the following:
- it prevents skin exfoliation and fixes up a beautiful color of a suntan for a long time;
- deeply nourishes;
- fights aging processes;
- activates the process of epidermis renewal on a cellular level;
- saturates the skin with microelements and useful substances;
- relieves irritation caused by the sun rays and soothes the skin.
The Royal body cream by the Repharm company is developed to take care about the skin after sun bathing, after visiting tanning room or swimming pool. The natural cream’s formula softens the skin, fixes up the suntan, prevents exfoliation of the upper skin layers, regenerates damaged skin cells, moisturizes and deeply nourishes.