Sunscreen really does prevent wrinkles!Posted on June 4, 2013
Daily use of sunscreen can prevent wrinkles and slow the aging of the skin, according to a new study published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
The researchers looked at 900 Australian adults younger than 55 (mean age, 39), and randomized them to four treatments:
In addition, the authors note that small increases in photoaging also correlate with increased risk for skin cancer. They note: “A reduction in the highly prevalent aging changes among middle-aged adults by regular application of sunscreen will therefore be associated with cosmetic benefit … and reduced risk for skin cancer.”