Sun Safety Tips


Staying on top of sun care is a bright idea for all people to protect skin from the sun'??s harmful effects for both the long and short term. Renowned Beverly Hills-based dermatologist Dr. Lori Hobbs takes the science of skin to the next level with expertise in a range of skin-related specialties and shares her top tips for caring for and shielding skin from the sun to keep it feeling
healthy and happy.

Did you know?

  • Even if it doesn'??t seem sunny, 80 percent of the sun'??s rays penetrate the clouds.
  • Snow reflects 80 percent of the sun'??s rays.
  • Sand reflects 25 percent of the sun'??s rays.

When to apply:

  • Regardless of gender, skin tone or skin type, everyone should apply sunscreen daily.
  • Apply SPF products indoors, 15 to 20 minutes before heading outside to allow complete absorption.
  • Reapply every two hours if outdoors or every 80 minutes if swimming or sweating.

How to apply:

  • Apply at least a golf-ball size amount of sunscreen using a circular motion to completely cover exposed skin.
  • Pay attention to areas of the skin that are often forgotten, like the neck, behind the ears, the décolletage and the backs of hands.
  • Products like the Mary Kay Lip Protector Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 15* are ideal for targeting specific areas, like the lips.

The right SPF products:

  • Use a broad-spectrum product that blocks both UVA and UVB rays.
  • Key active ingredients in Mary Kay Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 30* target the sun'??s harmful rays to protect the skin.

More ways to stay safe in the sun:

  • Wear clothing with sun protection properties.
  • Protect the neck and décolleté areas with a hat with at least a 3-centimeter brim.
  • Limit sun exposure to avoid the harmful effects of the sun and do not use tanning beds.

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