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How to apply sunscreen the right way

apply Sunscreen with skincare and makeupHow to apply sunscreen

It is a common knowledge that wearing sunscreen is important to keep you away from the sun damage to maintain youthful skin. But, one of the keys to sun protection is how to wear the sunscreen the right way. Read on for the details about sunscreen and the right way to apply it.

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Sunblock vs Sunscreen

Sunblock and sunscreen share the same function to protect our skin from the sun rays. however, when it speaks of application, they work differently. For the sunblock, it blocks the UVB rays and protects you immediately when you put it on your skin. However, for the sunscreen, it mainly protects skin from UVA rays and works 20 to 30 minutes after you applied it for the absorption.

Taking sunscreen lotion from the shelves of the pharmacy store, close-up view

How to apply Sunscreen with skincare and makeup

Since sunscreen needs to wait at least 15 minutes to absorb into the skin, time control is one of the keys to your routine. And the right way for both products is the same. Only the time different needs to be aware.

1.Clean and moisturize your skin

2.Wait until moisturizer has been absorbed

3.Shake the sunscreen bottle to mix up all ingredients in the container.

4.Squeeze about 1 ounce of sunscreen out to apply to skin and body

5.wait at least 10 minutes for the sunscreen to absorb into the skin

6.wear the foundation with a smooth formula to keep sunscreen from rubbing off.

7.apply powder when you finish the entire makeup to keep the makeup in place.

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Tips

#1Cover all of your skin such as back, ears and legs that will get exposed to the sun. 

#2 Keep Reapply the sunscreen throughout the day

#3 It's okay to use more than you think you should, since people usually don’t apply enough sunscreen.

Woman applying sunscreen to legs.