I’m 33 years of age. And I swear I was 23 only six months ago; that’s how fast I feel like the last 10 years of my life have flown. AND, when I was 23 (and up until I was about 26) I would sun myself sans SPF for about 10-15 minutes, claiming I was getting a quick base tan, and then apply my sunscreen. I figured those few minutes were letting my body absorb some vitamin D, and the tiny touch of golden colour I got made me feel healthy. Oh how wrong I was. You see, back then when I was younger, the skin on my face would go a lovely even shade of light olive. Little did I know that at the very same time I was accumulating sun damage in the deep layers of my complexion that would surface years later.

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