Why wear a sunscreen?

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No sunscreen can offer you 100% protection from ultraviolet radiation, but considering that up to 90% of skin changes associated with ageing are caused by exposure to UVA, using sunscreen is a good place to start in terms of protecting your skin.

Sunscreen substantially reduces the effects of UV rays, which helps to decrease the risk of premature ageing, lines, wrinkles and sunspots - not to mention the risk of developing skin cancer.

FYI: Your risk of melanoma doubles if you’ve been sunburned more than five times, yet regular daily use of SPF 15 (or higher) reduces the risk of melanoma by 50%. So you can see, it makes sense to wear daily sun protection.

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