The Truth About Your Sunscreen
By Vanessa Voltolina
The truth about your sunscreen. We are far from the days where slathering on baby oil for the perfect tan is the norm; today, many of us are touting beach hats and being vigilant about slathering on sunscreen lotion. But when it comes to caring for your skin effectively, all the information out there can be a bit confusing. There are mixed messages and quite a few products — from sunscreen pills to a plethora of different SPFs — claiming to reduce photo aging and block cancerous UV rays.
Here, we bust common myths and give you the real sunscreen facts as well as advice from a trusted dermatologist.
Myth No. 1: I only need to wear sunscreen if I’m going outside in the sun.