Burns And Allergic Reactions – Improper Use Of Sunscreen May Have Serious Consequences

Lifestyle & Health

July 10, 2019 15:50 By Fabiosa

Warnings about the need to protect the skin from direct sunlight become especially relevant in the summer or when on vacation in hot countries.

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If you don’t take proper measures, you may get burns, an allergic reaction, and even trigger the development of more dangerous skin diseases. Doctors advise wearing light clothes of natural fabrics and covering the head with panamas, hats, or scarves.

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You can also protect the skin with widely advertised sunscreens. However, as it turns out, sometimes people don’t know how to use them correctly! For example, they spray aerosols or apply creams not on the entire surface of the body, only to get a big surprise after basking in the sun, when they get burns in unprotected places.

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If you don’t want to have “zebra” legs, then it's best to follow certain rules when choosing and using sunscreen:

  • pay attention to the SPF coefficient – the higher it is, the longer your permitted stay in the sun;

  • products marked as UVA and UVB offer more effective protection;

  • children, as well as owners of tender, sensitive, and pale skin, especially need protection;

  • use vitamin-C-enriched lotions before applying an SPF cream – it will increase the effectiveness of protection.

Avoid the unpleasant consequences of sunbathing and may your tan be beautiful and even. Share this post with your friends, let them also know the importance of observing safety rules during their time under the rays.


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