Lots of natural ingredients, such as coconut oil and green tea, have photoprotective properties that help treat sun damage and prevent aging. This is why a lot of people have started using them as sunscreens. But, can they provide adequate sun protection?
Skin Safety: The Importance of Skin Cancer Screening #infographic
Now that the summer is in full swing, it is time to make sure your sunscreen game is on point! No matter what your ethnicity, spending time out in the sun puts you at risk for skin cancer, accelerates.
Any person of any age, gender, race, or skin type can develop skin cancer. Learn to protect yourself and be aware of suspicious moles!
Do you know what your sunscreen contains? Avobenzone, octocrylene, zinc oxide, titanium dioxide, mexoryl, tinosorb... There are so many UV filters out there, and not all of them are that good at protecting your skin from UV rays. Click through to learn more about them and figure out if your sunscreen is adequately protecting you.
Stop the Clock: Preventative & Corrective Skin Care Infographic
How Much Sunscreen Should You Use?
Most people apply a thin layer of sunscreen on their face and body and call it a day. But that's not enough to provide adequate protection. As a rule, you need to use 2mg of it per cm2 of skin, which equals to 1/2 teaspoon just for the face alone. And for the whole body? Click through to find out. via @Beautiful With Brains