Every time you binge-watch your favourite show on Netflix, video chat with your social circle, turn on your computer to work or incessantly scroll through your IG feed, you’re exposed to blue light. Thanks to the pandemic, our work and playtime both equal screen time.
We hate to break it to you, but here’s the thing: as relaxing and satisfying as those dog jade rolling videos might be, increasing your screen time is doing no favours to your skin. Blue lights from our cell phones and laptops may be disrupting some of the work you’ve put into caring for your skin. Exposure to blue light has been associated with visible signs of ageing including dark spots, pigmentation, and the breakdown of collagen. But thankfully, there are plenty of products that can protect your skin from blue light damage, so you don’t have to sacrifice your hours of Instagram activity. So if you spend less IRL time and more phone time, keep scrolling for blue light-protective skincare products you need in your stash, STAT.
This skin-loving product is bursting with superfood seed oils such as black cumin seed oil, blueberry seed oil, and blackberry seed oil to name a few. The oils are rich in omega that delivers the much-needed antioxidants to the skin. The blend also contains vitamin C and A which makes it the MVP of skincare and blue light protection products.
This double-duty sunscreen is formulated with marrubium plant stem cells that help to detoxify the skin by neutralising daily exposure to free radicals, pollutants, and excessive screen time. Of all the products available in the market, this sunscreen claims to arm and block almost 89% of blue light from the screen. The formula also contains nourishing botanicals that plump up the skin and vitamin C, which works to brighten your complexion.
This glow-inducing oil was made to be used in concoction with your existing skincare products. Powered with sunflower seed oil, and carrot seed oil, this antioxidant-rich serum is specifically designed for blue light protection. In addition to that, carrot seed oil is also anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and anti-ageing which help protect the skin barrier against infections.
The radiance-boosting serum is infused with three heavy-duty lifters including Vitamin C, E & ferulic acid. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that should be a part of your a.m. routine along with SPF as it helps lighten dark spots and aids collagen production. The best bit? It really helps if blue light is worsening your pigmentation. The formulation is perfect to protect your skin against blue light damage. The serum also contains niacinamide and squalene which helps strengthen and hydrate your skin barrier.
Re’equil offers an exciting lineup of skincare necessities. This new mineral-based SPF is formulated with reef-safe zinc oxide to ensure your skin is fully protected from UVA and UVB rays, blue light, and pollution damage. It’s oil-free so it won’t clog your pores and it suits all skin types. Plus, there’s no residue, no stickiness, and the buttery formula provides super coverage.
If retinol makes your skin angsty, may we introduce you to your new BFF? Enter the hero ingredient aka Bakuchiol. The skin ingredient is soon emerging as a favoured retinol alternative by beauty savants worldwide. This serum has bakuchiol along with seven different herbs and a lot more botanicals which provide antioxidants to help fight blue light damage.
BRB, adding these to my cart!
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