The skin is 4 to 5% more exposed to adverse effects in snowy conditions for every 300 meters above sea level. The percentage of reflection of these rays is as much as 4 times higher on reflective surfaces (snow) than on the beach in summer conditions. As they pass through the Earth’s atmosphere, Uvh rays lose intensity. There is less filtration at higher altitudes There is a higher risk of sunburn at higher altitudes. The danger lies in the clouds. 80% of UVA and UVB radiation penetrates clouds. Any re-application of creams with strong protective factors is crucial to protect against harmful external influences. Snow and accompanying activities are often the cause of the disappearance of moisturizer on the face.
Favorite products for skin protection in winter and snow conditions:
1.Korres Yoghurt Sunscreen SPF 50 Face Cream
2.Elisabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream SPF 50
3.La Mer The Broad Spectrum SPF 50
4. Clinique Super City Block SPF 40 Sunscreem