Many makeups and moisturisers claim to contain SPF, but can we rely on these products as our sole protection from the sun? This blog post will explain why it's important to continue using proper sunscreen and sun protective clothing to prevent sun damage in our day-to-day lives.
Sunlight has many health benefits to provideas long asexposure is maintained at a healthy level. This blog will share the benefits of sunlight and how it can make our skinhealthier.This blog will also include tips on how to keep sun exposure safe to enjoy optimal health benefits while avoiding any sun-related health risks.
Associate Professor Rosemary Nixon says, “don’t be lured by the prospect of the ‘healthy tan’ this summer – there’s no such thing. Overexposure to the sun has been identified as the cause of around 99% of non-melanoma skin cancers and 95% of melanoma in Australia.”
This blog gives consideration to what you might do if you are having an adverse reaction to sunscreen. It may help to switch from a chemical sunscreen to a mineral sunscreen in the first instance. Dermatologists will recommend that you wear UPF 50+ sun protective clothing as an attractive alternative to sunscreen.
This blog highlights the fact that dermatologists see UPF 50+ sun protective clothing as the primary means of sun protection, to help prevent sun burn, skin ageing and skin cancer. Sunscreen is effective, but less reliable form of sun protection than UPF 50+ clothing because it is an application to the skin.
This blog confirms that Blake Milton, a chemist from South Australia invented the first commercially available sunscreen in the World. Milton developed a sunburn cream over a period of 10 years. His formulation was tested by a professor from the University of Adelaide and found to have sun protective properties.