what does SPF stand for?

sun protection factor

 

how does sunscreen work?

inorganic sunscreen filters (like titanium

dioxide & zinc oxide) work to reflect or scatter

light away from the skin. organic sunscreen

filters absorb harmful UV rays so that

your skin doesn’t.

 

what are common areas that get sun damage?

your face, head, neck, chest & shoulders

typically get the most exposure to sun.

 

how can i find sunscreen for sensitive skin?

physical sunscreens with a mineral formula –

like zinc oxide or titanium – are usually better

for sensitive skin.