Protecting our skin in the sun is so important, yet there are so many mixed messages surrounding sun safety that we're still getting burnt. Today the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published new advice warning that there is no safe or healthy way to get a tan from sunlight.
This may seem perfectly harmless but it got me wondering, in this world obsessed with staying youthful-looking and flawless, should I be breaking out the anti-wrinkle cream? In asking myself this I realised that I have, from here on out, a decision to make not only about the way I age but if I even choose to age at all.
Skincare products have come a long way since our grandmothers, and even our mothers were much younger. Soap and water. A pot of Ponds Cold Cream. Undiscovered science and yet to be discovered ingredients for effective skincare. They didn't have the choices available to them that we're lucky to have at our fingertips now.