Winter Skin Annoyances, Solved

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If your skin is freckled

The story is similar for people with freckles, which are basically the body's attempt to protect itself from previous UV damage, says Dr. Adigun. "Freckles don't really offer any benefits, and chances are you're only going to get more if you continue to expose your face or body to sunlight without sunscreen," she adds.

You may notice that your freckles seem to fade in the wintertime and look darker in the summer when you're spending more time in the sun, but that's no reason to skimp on your SPF routine year-round.

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