Vitamin D is often thought of as a natural source of energy and happiness, with most people even taking a supplement if they feel they aren’t exposed to the sun often enough. While the sun’s happy effects can brighten our moods and even cause an entire continent to take time out of their day to look up, what is this burning ball of fire doing to our favourite beauty products and treatments? Click through the gallery above to see how the sun is damaging your favourite beauty products, and let us know what you think by tweeting @ YahooStyleCA! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram .
You should always apply, and re-apply SPF, when you’re outside (or even inside by a window), but if you find yourself with a sunburn, there are some emergency measures you can take to save your skin.
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Photo: Alex Cayley/Trunk Archive You can’t undo sun damage, but you can help your skin out. “After-sun lotions and gels are key in helping to rehydrate the skin to assist in the repairing process as they seal in moisture,” says Dr. Ariel Ostad, a NYC Dermatologist. “Products with aloe vera are good at assisting in skin repair and many can alleviate the pain of a sunburn as they have soothing and cooling properties.” Meaning the string of new products hitting beauty shelves really can make a difference. Dr. Ostad suggests applying products for relief immediately after sun exposure, and then again up to three times a day.