June 27, 2017Soaking up the sun at any opportunity is a guilty pleasure many have. Especially in places like the UK, where sunny days are not all that common. Plus, the sun helps your mood by boosting serotonin levels as well as producing vitamin D which is vital for healthy skin, teeth and bones. But laying under the sun for too long is extremely harmful to your skin. It can result in premature skin ageing as well as putting you at risk of skin cancer. Find out more about the number one cause of skin ageing. So is there a 100% foolproof way to safely tan? Unfortunately, no. It's recommended that you stay out of the sun as much as possible, apply sunscreen frequently and wear protective clothing (hats, long sleeves etc). However, if you still plan on spending a day in the sun, to get a tan, here are some vital steps you should absolutely follow.
However, don't just rely on the SPF rating, look for a sunscreen which provides broad spectrum sun protection to protect you from both UVA and UVB rays.We recommend:
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