In the USA we prefer to take in every ray of sunshine. What we unfortunately sometimes want to forget is to smear ourselves with sunscreen. And that while the sun can be extremely harmful. Therefore, it is necessary to protect yourself from the sun. But which protection factor do you need? And how often should you apply yourself? We tell you everything you need to know about sunburn.
Why is it important to apply?
Applying yourself with sunscreen from head to toe can be a time-consuming and tedious task. Once you have applied the lubrication, you often have to wait until the sunscreen has retracted properly. Nevertheless, it is necessary to protect your skin from the sun. This way you prevent premature skin aging and you reduce the risk of skin cancer.
Prevent premature skin aging
Exposure to sunlight can promote premature skin aging. Do you want to delay wrinkles and spots for as long as possible? Then protect your skin from the sun every day. Make yourself comfortable by using a day cream with SPF. This way you hydrate your skin and you are protected from the sun every day
Reduce the risk of skin cancer
Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the Netherlands. More than sixty thousand people get skin cancer every year. Unprotected and excessive exposure to sunlight increases the risk of skin cancer. The more you burn, the greater the risk of skin cancer. That is why it is necessary to apply it well if you expose your skin to sunlight.