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With the summer sun at its highest, now is the time we need to be most careful about protecting our skin from the sun's harmful rays. Exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) is the main cause for the high rate of premature ageing and wrinkling of the skin.

The purpose of this guide is to tell you the primary knowledge of sun protection and what are the measures needed to take in order to have effectivity in sunscreens.

How can you use this guide?

Essential Basic reading

The vital thing that you should know to prevent early skin ageing is that ‘How you should stay protected from the sun”. If you are not aware that sun is damaging your skin and how important it is to protect your skin from the harmful sun rays then read the necessary considerations taken into account about sunscreens and sun protection.

In order to know further about the types of sunscreens and choosing the best one for your skin then reading about the Physical and Chemical sunscreens will be helpful.

Proper application of sunscreen is crucial

Your first application of sunscreen is the most important. Apply sunscreen evenly and liberally to exposed areas of the skin 20 minutes prior to sun exposure. This allows time for the sunscreen to adhere well. Re-apply regularly, particularly after prolonged swimming or excessive perspiration. If irritation occurs, discontinue use. Avoid contact with eyes. Here's a tip - Wear under makeup, moisturizer or insect repulsive. To learn in detail go through “Learning The Proper Application Of Sunscreen”.

Understanding sun protection and how to choose the right option

The latest sunscreens are pouring in with better-quality formulas and offers. They have improved sun protection and the texture is also much better than the older ones. In order to know more about sun protection and how to choose the right one reading “What Is Sun Protection Rating And How Do You Choose The Right One For You?” will be worthwhile.

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