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Vanity Wagon I Sunscreen Myths Vs Facts

Sunscreen Myths Vs Facts

What is SPF?

SPF mainly refers to a sunscreen’s ability to block the sun’s UVB and UVA radiation. While the UVB rays are the main cause of non- melanoma skin cancer and skin burn, the UVA rays are responsible for skin ageing but also contribute to skin cancer. The more the SPF, the better the protection you get from these harmful rays.

Let’s bust some myths that have been circulating over the years about using sun protection: -

  • You should only wear sunscreens on sunny days!

Fact: You must wear sun protection every day, be it sunny or cloudy. Because the harmful UV rays are still present without the sun shining in the sky.

 

  • Applying a thin layer of sunblock works!

Fact: Mask your skin well with a thick layer of sunscreen so that it does not wear off with sweat and humidity.

 

  • Sunscreens are only for the face.

Fact: You should apply sunscreen on all body parts and not only restrict it to your face.

 

  • Having a suntan helps protect your skin

Fact: A tan is itself a sign of skin damage and does not provide nearly enough protection.

 

  • Using sunscreen lowers the Vitamin D level in your body

Fact: In order to get your daily dose of vitamin D, you need to be exposed to the sun for about 15 minutes a day. After the needed amount of time, our body’s consumption of vitamin D stops.

 

  • Pick the SPF based on popularity.

Fact: Absolutely not recommended. Buy your sun protection based on three factors: SPF, water-resistance and broad-spectrum.

 

Listed are SPF picks for your daily needs:

1. Organic Harvest Sunscreen for Acne/ Oily Skin, Matte Finish and Water Resistant with SPF 30 PA+++

Vanity Wagon I Organic Harvest Sunscreen for Acne/ Oily Skin, Matte Finish and Water Resistant with SPF 30 PA+++

Non-greasy and quick-absorbing sunscreen is very helpful in keeping your skin protected for long hours.

 

2. Greenberry Organics Sunscreen Spray Lotion SPF 40+ with Kiwi Extracts

Vanity Wagon I Greenberry Organics Sunscreen Spray Lotion SPF 40+ with Kiwi Extracts

Packed with antioxidants, this SPF keeps your skin hydrated and nourished away from the sun damage.

 

3. Mamaearth Ultra Light Indian Sunscreen with Carrot Seed and Turmeric, SPF 50 PA+++

Vanity Wagon I Mamaearth Ultra Light Indian Sunscreen with Carrot Seed and Turmeric, SPF 50 PA+++

Specially formulated for the Indian skin and weather, this sunscreen works wonders in fighting the UV rays, keeping your skin healthy.

 

4. SoulTree Sun Protection Cream SPF 30 with Aloe Vera and Green Tea

Vanity Wagon I SoulTree Sun Protection Cream SPF 30 with Aloe Vera and Green Tea

 Toxin-free sunblock that has natural extracts and keeps your skin lightened and deeply hydrated from day to night.

 

Even while you take necessary precautions about your skincare routine, make sure you do not expose yourself to the sun for a longer period of time. Take breaks from the sun rays whenever you are outside.

 

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