Our Top 10 Tips for Sun Protection
Posted at 11:00 • 14 MAY• NVBL • Brands
Know what the UV index is and stay out of the sun at peak hours.
Never lay out to tan.
Wear a broad brimmed hat, sunglasses, and cover exposed skin whenever possible.
Visit your dermatologist annually, and do your own skin checks regularly.
Remember, sand, water, and snow reflect the sun.
Wear broad spectrum sunscreen of at least SPF 15, and reapply at least every two hours when spending time in the sun.
Toss sunscreen that’s expired or more than three years old.
Lather up before getting in the car or sitting by a window.
Bring sunscreen on the go for convenient reapplication.
Don’t forget to protect your lips!
For more information on sun protection practices, check out Your Guide to Clean Suncare and How to Properly Prepare for the Sun
Our daily summer suncare routine
After trying nearly every clean suncare product on the market, these are our favorites for head to toe, everyday protection from damaging UV rays and free radicals.
Kari Gran Essential SPF– Broad Spectrum UVA/UVB SPF 28
Following your morning skin care regimen, finish your routine with this lightweight, moisturizing sunscreen. It goes on like a high end beauty serum. Be sure to rub it into your neck and chest as well. Follow with your summertime makeup.
Literally sunscreen for your hair! Spritz this protective elixir on before you go out into the elements to protect locks from UV radiation, salt, and chlorine.
OWay’s special blend of oils improves softness and preserves hair color. Plus, it smells positively energizing with scents of sweet orange, lemon, bergamot, and fennel.
Scalp & Body
OWay After-Sun Hair & Body Bath
On days you spend at the pool, follow up with this special After-Sun formula from OWay. It will reinvigorate dehydrated skin and hair, and gently remove chlorine and other environmental impurities.
Going somewhere tropical? Pack this instead of your normal shampoo and bodywash
Sunscreen is essential, but there’s a cleaner and safer way to protect your most vulnerable organ from the effects of the sun. We continue to test new products and search for the very best and safest options for sun protection. Let us know if we can help you select the right suncare for you and your family.
How to properly prepare for the sun
Sun exposure damages our skin and hair every day. When it comes to selecting the right sunscreen, there's a lot to pay attention to. Is it mineral-based? Does it offer broad spectrum protection? How long does it last? We answer these questions and share some surprising facts about our increasing risk of skin damage and cancer.