Don’t Wrinkle, Wear Sunscreen!
Most people i know never use sunscreen and don’t know the benefits of sunscreens. There are lots of sunscreens available from different brands in the market choose the sunscreen, But which one is right for you and best fits for your lifestyle.
What is sunscreen?
Sunscreen is a combination of several ingredients to protect the skin from ultraviolet (UV) radiations which can cause premature aging, and increase risk of cancer.
What is SPF and how much should I use?
SPF means Sun Protection Factor which is ability of a sunscreen to protect the skin from UVB radiations which causes sun burns, damaged skin & contribute to skin cancer. Most of the dermatologists recommend using a SPF 15 or SPF 30 sunscreens. Sunscreen with higher SPF like 75% or 90% do not offer any great protection. Most of the brand mislead people by offering false sense of full protection.
Who should use sunscreen?
Anyone over the age of six months should use sunscreen.
Why you should wear sunscreen?
• Slows down the process of premature aging.
• Prevents skin discoloration.
• Shield your skin from harmful rays.
• Prevents facial brown spots & skin discolourations.
• Sunscreen has been proven to decrease the development of skin cancer.
How to wear sunscreen while wearing makeup?
Skincare steps can be quite confusing at times.
Here is a right way to apply sunscreen while wearing makeup!
- Cleanse your skin
Use setting powder and fixing spray with SPF.
You can even use a Sunscreen spray as a final step to your makeup.
No sunscreen gives 100% protection from UV rays. Reapply sunscreen every 3-4 hours.
My favorite sunscreens
- Curatio Suncote Gel
Forest Essentials SUN FLUID Tender Coconut Water with Turmeric & Basil Leaf SPF 50
The above mentioned sunscreens works best for both oily & dry skin types.