Window Tinting: Slow Aging While You Drive

More than ever, Americans are obsessed with maintaining their youthful looks. Who can blame them? Keeping a youthful appearance bears many significant, intangible benefits.  While some have even resorted to surgeries to achieve this end, there is a much more sensible way to slow aging – and it works while you drive.

Reasons to Tint Your Car’s Windows?

When window tinting is installed on your vehicle, it works to absorb a wide variety of elements.  Most importantly, many films block up to 99.9% of UV light; a factor that contributes significantly to aging. While sunscreen application is most advisable when visiting the pool or beach, many have scant time to incorporate that into a daily routine.

UV light Exposure While Driving?

With most of us driving now more than ever, we tend to underestimate the UV light exposure in which we place ourselves on the road. If one drives 90 minutes a day, that totals to nearly 2 days a month. Imagine the benefit to your skin’s health by reducing almost 2 days’ worth exposure to UV light?

More than aging, avoiding unnecessary UV exposure can vastly reduce the liability of having skin cancer as well as other health issues that may arise from not taking your skin seriously. Wouldn’t you want to know that you’ve done your best to attempt preventing unnecessary  health complications?

Although it is true that taking care of one’s skin can be oft overlooked (especially for those of us who are indoors most of the day), it is nonetheless critical to consider. Even if you prefer light window tint shades, you can still expect ample UV protection for your health. By making a moderate effort to drive in a protected vehicle, you could be doing wonders for your health.


Jared Diamond

I enjoy automotive restoration projects as well as voicing my opinions on environmental awareness.

3 thoughts on “Window Tinting: Slow Aging While You Drive

  • March 26, 2012 at 5:17 am

    One of the reason to tint car windows is to reduce the risk of getting skin cancer when drivers drive under the sun whole day long. Also, UV rays penetrate through windows causing damages to car’s interior

  • March 8, 2012 at 9:00 pm

    One of the most effective ways of blocking the sun and protecting the car’s interior is to apply window tint. This can be done by either you or a professional. This can be an added benefit in a lot ways such as privacy and comfort, UV protection, energy savings and safety.

  • February 9, 2012 at 11:06 am

    Jesus…I never even considered UV light exposure while driving. Thanks for pointing that out. I should keep it in my when I go out on a long drive with my wifey.


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