As you get older, your skin will look, feel and move differently. This is a result of the skin cells becoming larger and struggling to divide and multiple as effectively as they did before. Pigments and fatty substances also increase in the cell, which causes the amount of collagen to decrease. And collagen is the natural protein that “glues” the body together. Therefore, a decrease in collagen can cause significant skin ageing effects, such as wrinkles, sagging and a loss of elasticity.
Have you recently been out in the sun and burned your skin unintentionally? If so, not to worry — we’ve all been there. That said, here are 5 ways you can treat sunburn, minimise the pain and ultimately speed up your skin’s recovery.