Study shows moisturizers with SPF not as effective as sunscreen
A study conducted by the British Association of #Dermatologists shows that using a #moisturizer with #sunprotection factor isn't as effective as applying #sunscreen.
The participants were asked to apply moisturizer with #SPF where they missed around 16 percent of their face, of which 21% of their eyelids were missed, according to the study.
Participants were then asked to apply sunscreen on their face, with a UV-sensitive camera taking pictures of their faces before and after application.
They reportedly missed 10% of their whole face, while an average of 14% of their eyelid area was missed.
As #UVA rays and #UVB rays penetrate the skin, it is important to use SPF protection of at least 15.
If the skin is not protected from the sun, #skin #damage such as freckles and #darkspots may occur.
According to the National Health Service, additional protection such as a hat, a t-shirt, and sunglasses is also recommended.
Researchers also reminded the public to apply sunscreen thoroughly to avoid diseases such as skin cancer in the future.
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