Summer weather has its benefits and disadvantages at the same time. When it comes to the strong sun rays in summer, we are definitely talking about the sunscreen and sunblocks. Here in this article, we have listed everything you need to know the facts regarding sunscreen.
WHY USE SUNSCREEN IN SUMMERS?
Firstly, we realize that since winters are having zero sunlight in days, therefore, you definitely need sunrays to feed you the required quantities of vitamin D in summers. However, since the sun rays are very strong. Eventually, they cause sunburns on your delicate skin. The sunscreens protect your skin from these burns and damage of UV rays.
WHAT IS SPF (Sun Protection Factor)?
So you must have read this SPF number on the sunscreens. This is the measure of protection from UVB. It ranges from 1-45 and more than that. This SPF is supposed to filter out almost 90% of the harmful UVB rays.
Higher SPF’S Better Or Not?
The SPF 30 is found out to block almost ninety percent of the harmful sun rays. If you are using SPF greater than 30 than it will block more percentage of the harmful sun rays. However, no sunscreen can completely block the sun rays. If you are using higher SPF than you need to reapply the sunscreen after every two to three hours.