The Best Way To Minimise Sun Damage

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The best way to minimise Sun Damage Over exposure to the Ultraviolet (UV) light given off in the sun's rays is both ageing and risky because it can also lead to the development of skin cancer. How Do You Minimise Sun Exposure And Damage? Most of us know that we should wear sunscreen when the sun is shining, but we should actually be wearing it all year round. UV rays break through the Earth's atmosphere on even the cloudiest days. Wearing an effective sunscreen not only prevents skin damage but can also actually reverse some of it, because the protection it affords allows the skin to start repairing itself. You should avoid direct sunlight wherever possible, especially during the hottest part of the day between 11am and 3pm. A daily skin care routine will also help to protect your face and minimise the effects of exposure. What Are The Effects [...]

By | August 10th, 2016 at 6:00pm

Sunscreens, Creams And Lotions – What Is SPF And Does It Matter?

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Sunscreens, creams and lotions - What is SPF and does it matter? Many of us don't fully understand the significance of the sun protection factor (SPF) in the cosmetics, skin care and sunscreen products that we use every day. The SPF in these items blocks the Ultra Violet B rays (UVB) in sunlight which cause sunburn, damages the skin and can contribute to causes of skin cancer. What Does SPF Mean? The SPF in a variety of products usually comes with a number. For example, the SPF found in most skin care creams and cosmetics is most commonly SPF 15. This means that where you might spend a minute in the sun before you start burning, now you can spend fifteen minutes before skin damage begins. However, if you are outside in bright sunlight you need to reapply sunscreen every two hours to maintain protection, but an SPF 15 in [...]

By | August 2nd, 2016 at 12:51pm
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