The hot topic in sunscreen right now is Long Wave UVA Rays. Often considered less dangerous, they’ve now been proven to penetrate deep into the skin causing long-term ageing and wrinkles. So get savvy and treat yourself to a new summer SPF that will keep you looking younger! Well worth the money we say…
Sun care FACT and FICTION!
Suntan lets you tan, just safely! – FACT!
Clouds stop you burning as the UV rays can’t penetrate it – FICTION!
You can’t get burnt through glass – FICTION!
Sun tan cream allows you to tan, but safely! – FACT
You should be careful when near water, snow and sand as they reflect the sun’s rays– FACT!
You only need to apply a shot glass amount of cream for your whole body – FACT!
You need to reapply sun tan cream after swimming and then every two hours – FACT!
For the whole body: Nivea SUN Protect & Refresh Invisible Cooling Mist, £14.29, can be applied to the whole body easily thanks to it’s unique 360 degree nozzle. Plus the new menthol infused mist keeps skin refreshed and not sticky. It also contains UVA and UVB protection – tick, tick!
For poolside touch ups: Vichy Beautifying Compact SPF30, £17 is a mattifying creamy lightweight foundation that’s perfect for keeping in your handbag. It has a hefty SPF30 and long UVA protection so it’s the ideal beach to bar must-have.
For sensitive skin: Garnier’s new Ambre Soliare Sensitive Range from £12.99, contains advanced long wave UVA protection to stop skin ageing. Plus it doesn’t contain any fragrances or parabens making it perfect for those prone to sun sensitivity.
For sporty types: Lancaster’s new Wet Skin Sun Sport Invisible Mist SPF50 £23, protects even sweaty skin from burning! It’s also contains UVA, UVB and infrared protection, that also deals with long wave rays, so that your body looks tanned without being red!
For anti-ageing face protection: Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream SPF50, £24, is an intense oil-free lotion that protects with UVA and UVB filters. Plus it hydrates for up to eight hours, so we reckon it’s a complete beach essential!
For really fair skin: Vichy Velvety Cream SPF 50, £14.50, is another must for those who burn easily. The soft silky cream glides on skin and contains protection against those pesky, damaging long UVA rays. Phew!