Sun allergy is quite common. Polymorphous light eruption, or PLE, affects millions of people and comes with a host of irritating symptoms like redness, rashes, pustules, and blisters. There are other sun allergies as well, and these include solar urticaria, drug-induced photosensitivity, acne aestivalis, and others. The best offense against sun damage and sun allergies is a strong defense of prevention.
As the seasons change, the days are getting longer and hotter. Often your skin is not ready for the abrupt transition and the sun exposure that accompanies it. So it’s important to be sun smart, and to start preparing your skin and body with these “5 easy steps to wake your winter skin ”: Get some sun, resurface your skin, hydrate inside and out, steer clear of photosensitive ingredients, and supercharge your body with antioxidants.