What Is The Difference Between UVA And UVB Rays?
UVA rays, or aging rays, can lead to premature aging such as fine lines or dark spots. UVB rays, or burning rays, are the primary cause of sunburns. It is important to protect your skin against both UVA and UVB rays because both can cause skin cancer.
When Do You Apply Sunscreen?
It is important to apply sunscreen any time that you are going to be exposed to the sun’s UV rays whether this is a short drive to work or a long day at the beach. Start by applying sunscreen 15 to 30 minutes before you are going to be exposed to the sun and apply to any uncovered area. Make sure not to forget smaller areas such as your ears, lips and scalp.
How Often Do You Need To Reapply Sunscreen?
Most sunscreens are meant to be reapplied every 2 hours, but it is important to reapply sunscreen after dips in the water, sweating or doing other activities that will remove the UV protection and leave your skin vulnerable to the damage of UV rays.
What Is The Best SPF To Use?
Dermatologists recommend using a sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher. Higher SPFs do not mean that the product lasts longer so make sure to still reapply sunscreen every 2 hours.
Which Vichy Sunscreen Is Right For Me?
There are many factors to consider when choosing your face and body sunscreens. Vichy’s Capital Soleil sunscreens protect against broad-spectrum protection, are SPF 30 or higher and are water resistant. Vichy’s Capital Soleil SPF 50 face sunscreen has broad spectrum protection and antioxidants to help protect against UV and free radical damage. It has a light weight texture that can be worn under makeup. When choosing a body sunscreen Vichy has two options: SPF 45 or SPF 60. If you are looking for a sunscreen for the whole family, Capital Soleil SPF 60 is safe to use on children 6 months and up.
Seasonal Skin Care
Have you updated your skin care routine for summer? Learn how to update your skin care routine seasonally for healthy, hydrated skin.
Summer Skin Care Tips
Your summer skin care routine will be different depending on your skin type. Learn how to take care of your skin this summer based on your individual skin concerns.