With so many sunscreens on the market, how do you know which sunscreen is right for you?

Tips for Choosing the Right Sunscreen (according to the American Academy of Dermatology) :

Sunscreens should have:

  • Broad-spectrum coverage (UVA and UVB protection)
  • SPF 30 or higher
  • Water resistance

Tips to maximize your protection against harmful UV rays:

  • Re-apply the sunscreen every two hours when outdoors or immediately after going into water or excessive sweating from exercise.
  • Apply sunscreen 15-30 minutes prior to going outdoors.
  • Avoid extreme sun exposure between the hours of 10:00am and 2:00pm
  • Wear sun-protective clothing such as hats, sunglasses, lightweight long sleeves and pants.