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How to deal with Blue light skin damage

The blue light from smartphones and computers has become an essential part of our modern lifestyles, and is actually damaging to our skin as well. Beauty experts from around the world introduce skin problems caused by blue light and how to deal with them!

Blue light is also bad for your skin!

Blue light emitted from digital displays such as smartphones and PCs is blue light that has the strongest energy of all visible light that can be seen by the human eye. It reaches the retina without being absorbed by the cornea or lens, and is said to place a heavy burden on the eyes and body. Many of you may feel that your eyes get tired especially when you look at the screen for a long time. But the truth is that it's not just your eyes that are being damaged.

It is said that the blue light emitted from digital display screens reaches deeper into the skin than ultraviolet rays, and is actually harmful to the skin. In fact, the blue light emitted from digital display screens is said to reach deeper into the skin than ultraviolet rays, and is actually harmful to the skin. Continued exposure to blue light can cause aging such as spots, dullness, wrinkles, and sagging, as well as rough skin.

Noella Gabriel, founder of the skincare brand Elemis, told Glamour, "Blue light is rapidly becoming the biggest enemy of the skin these days due to changes in the lifestyle of modern people. The rapid increase in the amount of time we spend looking at our phones and other devices has led to prolonged exposure to blue light, which in turn is causing skin aging.

Measures against blue light

The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare's guidelines recommend taking a 15-minute break after working on a digital display for an hour, but it is difficult to take breaks consistently.

Nowadays, digital devices cannot be separated from our daily lives, so we should take care of them in our daily lives if we can. In particular, we tend to look at our phones all day long, from the time we wake up in the morning to the time we go to bed, and skincare experts from overseas have introduced some small measures that can be easily incorporated into our daily lives.

Dendy Engleman, a dermatologist and advisor to skincare brand Elizabeth Arden, recommends using hands-free mode to avoid exposing your skin to the light emitted by the LCD screen of your phone. Also, skin care expert Paula Begon introduces, "You can reduce the blue light glow by simply setting your phone screen to night mode, try it.

To protect your skin from blue light damage, start with what you can do.

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