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Fitness & Health

20th Apr 2018

There’s an important thing you need to remember when buying sunscreen

High SPF doesn't necessarily mean it is safer.

Wil Jones

Now that the sun is finally out, you are probably making a trip to Boots or Superdrug to get some sunscreen.

As the hit single said, always remember wear sunscreen. You skin is precious and you need to look after yourself. But the type of sunscreen you get is vitally important. Just because a bottle is expensive and a name brand, it doesn’t mean it’s safer – the budget brand could actually be much better or your skin.

A Twitter thread by Jonathan Hume is being shared, and has all the info you need to know.

TL;DR? You need protecting from both UVA and UVB, and you want at least an 4 or 5 Star SPF30. Always check the bottle before you buy.