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DO YOU IGNORE THESE PARTS OF THE BODY WHEN APPLYING A SUNSCREEN?

Do you know there are some areas you might be over looking when it comes to applying your sunscreens? Many discussions today centers around applying sunscreens as the last skin care routine product on the face; however there are parts or spots you can start to take notes of.
The Eyelid 

Many Sunscreens are safe to put on the eyelids and our eyelids are as well as important at the other parts of the face. You should always protect your eyes from sun damage. According to the American Academy of Dermatology Association, most adults need 1ounce (or 2 tablespoons of sunscreen to cover exposed skin on the whole body. It is wrong and not safe for our skin to take showers, moisturize and ignore the sunscreen application part.

Sunscreen should be applied daily regardless of the weather and reapplied every two hours. Same for after sweating and swimming. Sunscreens should be ready to go products available to our disposal through out the day.


The Scalp

Scalp application of Sunscreen could sound or appear strange but the skin scalp is as important as the face and body. The sunscreens for scalps are not the regular type but there are various scalp sunscreens in the market right now that are designed for easy and non-greasy application. They come as sprays and mists to aid comfort and ease the stress.

The Lips

Lip balms with sunscreens are not readily available. SPF Lip Balms are a must have. It is Ann effective way to take care of your lips and prevent it from darkening or having that sun burn appearances. UVB rays can damage your lips too so why not incorporate an SPF balm or lip product.

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The Neck

 The result of not wearing UV block or sunscreen might result to severe redness and painful skin. Apply your sunscreen to your face and neck at a go for ease. You can also get fine lines and wrinkles on the neck as well as burns and discoloration if you do not protect that area of the body. Your shins and the back of your knees

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If you are going to be wearing wears not protecting these areas, apply a sunscreen. Always apply sunscreen to your legs, particularly your shins and the back of your knees. The prevent melanoma, don’t miss this spots of your body.

The Ears

This should also be a one go application when applying sunscreen to your face. Make sure you are not skipping the ears as well. It is incredibly easy to accidentally skip your ears during sunscreen application.

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Applying sunscreens for many could be uncomfortable for many but many of these areas of our body we do not protect from the sun are top areas where skin cancer develops as well as skin conditions like discolorations and aging.

 

 

 

 

References :EVERYDAY HEALTH, HEALTHLINE, COSMOPOLITAN

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