How Just 15 Minutes of Sun Exposure Affects Your Skin

You know that the sun can cause skin aging, but most people assume that just a few minutes of exposure won’t cause any harm. In reality, the sun causes the kinds of skin changes that can have you running to your dermatologist in as little as 15 minutes.

Watch this video to learn more about the reactions just 15 minutes of being in the sun can cause in your skin. Being in the sun for 15 minutes can stop collagen and elastin production for 24 to 48 hours and trigger the release of enzymes that cause skin aging, among a long list of other effects.

Swinyer-Woseth Dermatology can help you improve the appearance of your skin with anti-aging treatments in Salt Lake City. For an appointment with a dermatologist, call (801) 266-8841.


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