ANSWERS TO YOUR SUNCREEN QUESTIONS
"Do I need to wear sunscreen daily?"
Sun damage can not only cause pre-maturing aging, wrinkles, and dark spots. But even scarier - melanoma, which is on the rise. So wear it every day and protect your skin.
"What are the best tips for protecting my skin?"
SUNSCREEN APPLICATION TIPS
USE A SHOT GLASS AMOUNT ON YOUR WHOLE BODY
REAPPLY EVERY 2 HOURS
DON'T FORGET EARS, FEET, SCALP + LIPS
HOW TO FURTHER PROTECT YOUR SKIN
sit in the shade
wear hats + cover up
Avoid peak times 10 AM - 4PM
no tanning beds
"Will a higher SPF protect me more?"
SPF, or Sun Protection Factor, of at least 30 block 97 percent of the sun’s rays. Properly applied SPF 50 sunscreen blocks 98 percent of UVB rays; SPF 100 blocks 99 percent.
A higher SPF gives people a false sense of security. You still need to reapply SPF 75 the same amount as SPF 30.
"What is the difference between UVA and UVB?"
UVA vs. UVB
Ultraviolet A (UVA) Rays: Causes wrinkles, the most common. Ultraviolet B (UVB) Rays: Cause sunburns; the most dangerous.