Spending more time staring at a screen ever since you started working from home? Besides experiencing eye strain and fatigue, you are also exposing your skin to blue light, or High-Energy Visible Light (HEV) which emits from computer monitors, mobile phone screens, fluorescent lamps and the sun.
Although blue light can actually be useful for eliminating Propionibacterium acnes bacteria in small doses, it becomes a problem when we are exposed to it for extended periods of time. Blue light can penetrate deeper than UVA rays and lead to premature skin aging, dark spots and hyperpigmentation. While you can limit screen time or use dim settings on your devices to reduce blue light exposure, it’s just as important to use products that will protect your skin from blue light damage.
Here are our top picks.