Category Archives: Sun protection

Sunscreen – Uncovering The Facts!

THE SUNSCREEN MARKETPLACE About 4 billion dollars a year are spent on sunscreens. And yet, there is a lot of confusion about the use of sunscreen and misinformation about sunscreen ingredients. A 2017 survey in Australia found that only 55% of Australian adults acknowledge that it is safe to use sunscreen every day. Seventeen percent […]

Choosing the right sunscreen

The world of sunscreens is indeed a confusing one! Walk into any pharmacy or supermarket and you will be confronted with terms such as ‘SPF’, ‘PA’, ‘broad-spectrum UV protection’, ‘water-resistant’. Flip over the bottle and you will see a myriad of unpronounceable sunscreen ingredients. Here are my tips on what to look out for when […]

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