The No. 1 way you’re aging your skin? Not wearing sunscreen daily.

The sun is one of the primary causes of skin aging.  Did you know that the sun can reach you even on a cloudy, rainy day?  Even the skin-damaging UV rays can penetrate through glass, so you need to apply sun protection even when indoors.


Solal SPF30 Hydra Technology Enhanced Sun Protection Face Cream is a broad-spectrum (UVA + UVB) sun protection facial cream suitable for all skin types. Click here to read product reviews.


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It is silky to the touch and leaves a matt appearance once applied, the ideal base-layer for make-up application. The brand is also proudly Cruelty Free. (Available to purchase at Dis-Chem – 30ml for R275)

With high performance Hyaluronic Acid, this SPF protects against UVA + UVB  and HEV light (High Energy Visible light emitted from computers, cell phones, tablets etc)


Summary on harmful effects of HEV light:

  • Weakens skin’s barrier function
  • Uneven pigmentation
  • Harmful to essential proteins that may lead to depressed immunity and inflammation
  • Destruction of dermal fibre network, which over time is expressed as wrinkles and sagging




We’re giving one lucky ruby the chance to WIN a Solal product hamper valued at R2000!

To enter simply comment on this article by copying the below sentence and hashtags and fill in the blank space with your answer:


“The easiest way to slow down ageing is to apply __________ daily  #SolalSummer #rubybox”


You can enter as many times as you like and receive an extra entry by sharing this article on Twitter or Facebook.


Good luck rubies x



*Competition T&C: To enter you need to be a rubybox member, and have a completed rubybox profile. This competition is open to all South African residents only. The prize is Solal product hamper valued at R2000. The selected winner will need to have a valid delivery address for the hamper to be sent to. To enter you need to comment on this article by copying the below sentence and hashtags and fill in the blank space with your answer. The winner will have 24hours to acknowledge winning as well as confirm their delivery details. Should the winner fail to do this within 24hours of being notified another winner will be selected. The competition will close 16/1/2019  and the winner will be announced 17/1/2019. Judge’s decision is final.