Earlier this week I was reading about a blogger who was concerned with the number of selfies she was taking in a day.

After noticing larger pores and dark circles around her eyes, she decided to find out if taking 50+ selfies a day could actually be aging her skin.

And she was right, only the problem is much worse than she thought.

Devices like cell phones, laptops and TVs emit something called "Blue Light" (also called HEV) and it can be as harmful to you as UV rays. What's even worse is that you can't protect yourself from it with sunscreen and that most of the damage occurs beneath the skin's surface.

Photo cred - birdeemag

Harvard researchers even linked excessive exposure to blue light to health problems like cancer, diabetes, heart disease, obesity as well as an increased risk of depression.

So it turns out that using face cream won't exactly fix the problem. The only thing you can do is try your best to limit your exposure to blue light.


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