Sunscreen related misconceptions
To keep the skin glowing and healthy, many products like moisturizer, scrub, toner, cleaner are used. Use of sunscreen is a very important step in the skin care routine, because sunscreen protects your skin from the damage caused by the harmful UV rays of the sun. Therefore, it is said that sunscreen should be applied 15 to 20 minutes before going out in the sun, so that it can be absorbed properly into the skin. Right now we are talking about some misconceptions related to sunscreen, which girls easily believe and due to this many times the skin gets damaged.
It is important to use sunscreen to protect the skin from UV rays. It is equally important that it is installed properly. Using sunscreen incorrectly is not only beneficial, it also causes harm to the skin.
Sunscreen is not necessary for dark skinned people
People often believe that dark skinned people do not need sunscreen, but this is just a misconception. Sunscreen protects your skin from damage. Therefore, everyone, irrespective of their colour, needs sunscreen.
If SPF is 50 then what is the need to apply it again and again?
How much benefit any sunscreen will provide depends on its SPF grade. Many people believe that after applying SPF 50 sunscreen, there is no need to apply it again and again, but it is not so. Sunscreen should be applied again after a period of time.
Sunscreen is not needed in cold weather
People think that there is no need for sunscreen in cold weather when the sun does not shine. However it is not so. Because even in cold weather, UV rays can harm your skin. Therefore, it is good to use sunscreen in every season.
Applying sunscreen does not cause tanning of the skin
If you apply sunscreen and you think that it will not cause any tanning on your skin, then it is just a misunderstanding. It protects the skin from UV rays, but cannot completely protect it from tanning.