Glued to your phone? These sunscreens, serums, and supplements help fight blue light damage.
Tech neck, eye strain, and headaches. Spending all day in front of a screen takes a toll on you. But your skin takes the real beating from the blue light emitted from your screens. “For many people, blue light causes more redness, swelling, and hyperpigmentation than UVA light from the sun,” says Loretta Ciraldo, a Miami-based dermatologist and co-founder of her eponymous skincare line. “It is for this reason that we dermatologists are now focusing on protecting skin from blue light damage.” Aside from SPF—which you should be wearing both inside and outside—there are a plenty of innovative products on the market that protect your skin from blue light, so you don’t have to sacrifice any hours of Instagram scrolling.