5 Effective Ways Of Protecting Your Skin In Summer

Don't let the scorching heat burn your skin. Protect your skin with sunscreen and learn to apply it in the right ways.

5 Effective Ways Of Protecting Your Skin In Summer

Select the right sunscreen: Those with darker skin tones should go for micronised formulas. Use a formula that has a higher moisturising factor so the SPF has a chance to work.

Maintain the order: Apply the sunscreen after applying the moisturiser and other skin treatments but before make-up. If you’re not wearing makeup, it should be the last thing you apply on your skin.

Use it liberally: If you don’t apply an adequate amount, you won’t have a thick enough layer of sunscreen to form a shield for adequate protection.

Follow a motion: Pat on sunscreen (instead of rubbing it in) to get a uniform film of sunscreen and uniform protection too. Patting makes it easier to apply.

Wait for it to work: It is best to wait 20-30 minutes after application and before going out so the UV filters have time to soak into your skin and form a protective layer.

Re-apply through the day. Re-apply sunscreen every two hours, especially if you are going to be outdoors for a long time. Re-applying ensures that you get full protection.

 

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