The backs of the hands are chronically exposed to sun, leading to damage to collagen and elastin, as well as the development of dark sun spots, says Dr. Zeichner. The solution? Applying a cream or serum with antioxidants will prevent damage from UV radiation that reaches the skin even if you're being smart with sunscreen. Try Elizabeth Ardens PREVAGE Anti-Aging Daily Serum, ($159, elizabetharden.com). It uses Idebenone, a powerful antioxidant, to protect your skin.
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