Sunscreen for your skin
Living in a tropical country like Indonesia keeps us in the abundance of sunshine. Sunlight will help the formation of calcium in bone. But the healthy sunshine only lasts until nine o’clock in the morning. Above nine o’clock in the morning the sun’s rays are blazing the skin. Too long exposure to sunlight can make our skin tone darker. Black spots can appear on the face. And that includes severe sunlight can trigger the emergence of skin cancer. And of course we want to be able to move without fear of side effects of sunlight.
So can we enjoy the sun without being affected by the negative effects? Of course, I can. The key is on choosing the right sunscreen cream. Sunscreen or sunscreen is a cream that can help our skin ward off UVA and UVB rays from the sun.
Some powders and moisturizers are made already contain sunscreen. This product can be used if we are not too long exposed to sunlight. But if we are in the sun for a long time, it is better to use sunscreen cream that is specially made as sunscreen.
Lots of types and brands of sunscreen on the market. In order to optimize its use effect we must choose the right sunscreen. For example for oily skin it is better to use sunscreen in the form of lotion or gel. Sunscreen oil-based creams can trigger acne and blackheads.
Sunscreen with high SPF has stronger and longer protective power. Sunscreen should be used one hour before we are exposed to sunlight. After that the use of sunscreen can be repeated every two or three hours.
If we want to use sunscreen for water activities such as swimming, we should choose a waterproof sunscreen. So that we use sunscreen can be more durable. We are not too busy having to repeat the use of sunscreen.
So after we know how to choose the right sunscreen, we can freely do outdoor activities.