“Best Thing You Can do For Your Skin”
As monsoon advances most of the people start putting their sunscreen bottle?s away. Which is the number one mistakes that can harm your skin. If you also think so, know that you are another victim of damaging skin care mistakes. Unfortunately many of us make these mistakes unknowingly. Wearing a sunscreen is definitely a brave idea, but use it wisely to get maximum sun protection.
What To Avoid?
- Applying too little sunscreen
Applying very less sunscreen than the actual required amount is the common mistakes made by many of us. If you are planning to stay a full day on a beach, then you need to apply at least 1oz of sunscreen.
- Reapplication is as essential as putting it on
Never forget to reapply your sunscreen once every two hours. You should reapply the same amount after swimming or excessive sweating.
- Avoid applying sunscreen after going out.
Your skin must be given an appropriate absorption time, which means you need to put on your sunscreen at least half an hour before going out.
- Not using sunscreen when it is cloudy
Many people have a misconception that sunscreens are not necessary on cloudy days. But these mistakes can lead to very serious sunburns. So, apply it all the time no matter how cloudy or sunny it is outside.
- Using wrong SPF number
A sunscreen with a lower SPF number gives a less protection than sunscreen with an SPF of 15. The SPF number gives you an idea of how well the product can protect you from Ultra Violet B rays and not Ultra Violet A rays (which is the major cause of skin cancer). So, experts recommend sunscreen that gives guard against both UVA and UVB rays.
- Anyone can get skin cancer irrespective of your skin color
It is a common misconception that only people with fair skin get sunburns. UV rays can damage your skin irrespective of your skin color.
If you want long lasting younger looking skin do not rely completely on sunscreen but also on other protection measures to get an ultimate sun protection. So apply the appropriate sunscreen, the SPF in sunscreen does it all