#1 Sunscreen Guide | Summer Vacation Tips

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Sunscreen Guide | Sun Protection Habits

While sunscreen is an absolute must-have in our sun protection arsenal, it’s important to remember that it’s just one piece of the puzzle. In this section, we’ll explore some additional sun-safety measures you can take to ensure that your skin stays healthy, radiant, and, most importantly, protected.

Sunscreen Protection Habits

  1. Make sunscreen a daily ritual: Incorporate sunscreen application into your morning skincare routine, regardless of the weather or season, to ensure consistent protection.

  2. Don’t skimp on the SPF: Choose a broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30 for everyday use, and go for a higher SPF if you’ll be spending extended periods in the sun.

  3. Reapply, reapply, reapply: Remember, applying sunscreen is one thing, but applying just once is a recipe for disaster. Make sure to reapply your sunscreen every two hours, or more frequently if you’re swimming, sweating, or toweling off.

Sun Shirts / Sun Protective Clothing

  1. Sun-protective clothing: Invest in sun shirts / UPF (Ultraviolet Protection Factor) clothing, which is specifically designed to block out harmful UV rays. These garments can provide extra protection for your skin, especially during extended sun exposure.

  2. Wide-brimmed hats: Not only are they stylish, but wide-brimmed hats also offer valuable shade to your face, ears, and neck, helping to reduce the risk of sunburn and premature aging.

  3. Sunglasses: My personal favorite! Choose sunglasses that block out 100% of both UVA and UVB rays to keep your eyes safe and comfortable in the sun.

Seeking Shade and Timing Your Outdoor Activities

  1. Seek shade: Whenever possible, take breaks in the shade, especially during peak sun hours (typically between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.). Find a tree, umbrella, or other sources of shade to help reduce your UV exposure.

  2. Plan outdoor activities wisely: If you can, schedule your outdoor workouts, picnics, or adventures in the early morning or late afternoon when the sun’s rays are less intense.

By incorporating these sun-safety strategies into your daily routine, you’ll be well on your way to maintaining a healthy, glowing complexion while keeping sun damage at bay. After all, protecting our skin is just as important as pampering it.

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6 comments

Chaqueen May 2, 2023 - 2:02 pm

My skin is so sensitive that I can’t find a sunscreen that works… I break out so easily…

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Angie <3 May 3, 2023 - 5:21 pm

Hey!!! Thank you so much for commenting <333 I don't have sensitive skin (more oily for me), so I didn't have a personal recommendation. BUT! I was looking into products that have high recommendations and clean ingredients and I found this: https://amzn.to/3LTNQH8 --> Let me know what you think!

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Brijesh Singh Tomar May 17, 2023 - 11:11 am

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Angie <3 September 18, 2023 - 3:30 pm

Hii!!! Thank you soooo much!!!

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