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Hello my beauties

welcome back to my channel

as you can see from the title

today I'm going to bust all those myths

about sunscreen

I actually have done a video about sunscreen

just in case you haven't seen already

pause this video

and go check that one out

because that actually explains

how the sunscreen UVA UVB

and UVC works

there's a lot of myths

I need to address and clarify

for you guys today

as well as just pointing out

some things that you guys

need to be aware of

when choosing the right sunscreen

for your skin type

number one, the lighter or the fairer your skin

means that you are more susceptible

to sunburned than you are

if you are a darker skin

however it doesn't mean that

using a high SPF means you're going

to get more protected

because the number behind the SPF

does not indicate the amount of protection

you're going to get

it only indicates the amount of time

you need to reapply

however I also want to mention here

when you have darker skin

you are less likely to be sunburned

than if you have light or fair skin

and that has to do with the amount

of melanin in the skin type itself

now number two, the number behind

the SPF as I have mentioned earlier

is indication of how many minutes

you need to reapply

scientifically it has been proven that

it takes about ten minutes before

your skin starts to burn

so the number is times by ten minutes

in some other countries

it could be fifteen minutes

but let's just be safe

and go with the lower number

so for example if you apply something

that has an SPF 20

then 20 times 10 is 200 minutes

before you have to reapply

and that applies too if you are using

SPF 30,50,40

whatever it is

number three, this also means that

when you put on sunscreen for example

a moisturizer with SPF 20

and then a foundation that has SPF 40

and then a powder that has SPF 30

because you go, well

I can add 20 plus 30 plus 40

then I get you know 90 minutes

of sun protection

no, it doesn't work like that

it does not add up that way

you actually just pick out the one

with the highest SPF number

and then times that by 10 minutes

so in this case it will be

the SPF 40, and 40 times 10

is 400 minutes

now actually had a lot of beauty consultants

say that you should be wearing sunscreen

at nighttime

that is the biggest No-no

I know there's some logic and truth behind

having UVA and UVB rays

from the lights in your house

or from the TV however

I don't think it's necessary

to use SPF at nighttime

because there's two reasons

you should be using a moisturizer

or a serum that works deeper level

into the skin that helps rejuvenate

the skin and heal the skin as you sleep

sunscreen is something that you apply

to the top of your skin

and only sits on the surface

so when you're applying something

on the top of your surface

nothing gets absorbed

and it can cause you to have oily

or clogged pores

at nighttime

so if you have acne

or if you have acne prone skin

then I would highly recommend

to not use SPF at nighttime

number five, you should definitely choose

a water-resistant sunscreen

if you are someone who goes out swimming

or if you sweat a lot

however water resistance

does not equate to waterproof

water resistant sunscreens

tend to last up to 40 minutes

under the sun or some really high ones

will last up to 80 minutes

but you still need to reapply

after that specific amount of time

number six, babies should use babies' specific

sunscreen because those sunscreen

have less and fewer products

that will actually irritate the skin

a lot of sunscreens nowadays

have added chemicals

parabens, fragrances, preservatives

and those can irritate sensitive

or baby's skin types

so therefore make sure

you use a infant or a baby sunscreen

specifically for babies

any children or any baby

under the age of six months

should not be in the sun at all

number seven, so if you have sensitive skin

there are definitely sunscreens targeted

for your skin type as well

there's no big difference between

sensitive sunscreen and regular sunscreen

the biggest difference

it has less ingredients

for example preservatives, parabens, fragrances

and so forth

two most important ingredients

that you need in sunscreen

is Zinc Oxide and Titanium Dioxide

number eight, just because you have

sunscreen on doesn't mean that

you are fully protected

you still should definitely be wearing

sunglasses, a hat or clothing

that covers your shoulders

and try to be in the shade

as much as you can

and not be like sun baking

like out in the sun and exposed

for like hours and hours

number nine, sunscreen does not

cause breakouts

this is probably the biggest myth

everyone says

oh I don't like to wear sunscreen

because it's so oily

it makes my skin break out

there are definitely specific sunscreen

targeted for acne prone skin

which usually have less oils

or less emollients

sometimes less parabens

less fragrance, less other products

that might irritate the skin

especially alcohol

however the only reason

why it will cause breakout is

if you don't wash it off

at the end of the day

because sunscreens sits

on top of the skin

it's not allowing anything

to penetrate through

or come out

therefore making sure that you remove

like if you were removing makeup

at the end of the day

then you'll be fine

number ten, if your sunscreen

gets heated above 30 degrees

or if it's past expiry date

it's more likely to lose its effectiveness

therefore when it says that it's an SPF 20

it might not last 200 minutes

so it's definitely very important

to make sure you keep your sunscreen

in a cool and shaded place as well as

checking the expiry date before using it

there's nothing going to be drastically wrong

with the sunscreen

sometimes you can see

separation in the sunscreen or discoloration

in the sunscreen

when it's being exposed in the sun

or if you had it for a very long time

definitely make sure that you use it

within the time frame

sunscreen is going to protect you

from the sun's rays

and the sun damage

however it might not protect you

from tanning or going a bit darker

so it's normal to be slightly darker than you are

if you are under the sun for like an hour

but you are still protected

from the sun's damage

if you have sunscreen on

now I'll just quickly just touch base

with you guys about what to choose

and what to look for in a sunscreen

when you're shopping

as I had mentioned

definitely choose baby specific sunscreen

for your infants or children

because those are targeted

for that skin type

if you have sensitive skin

you might even be able to use

a baby sunscreen because

it has less ingredients

or a sunscreen that has no alcohol

no parabens or fragrance or preservatives

if you have oily skin

try to avoid sunscreen

with a lot of oil

so make sure that you check

in the ingredients

that the top five ingredients

doesn't contain any oils

and if you have dry skin you can definitely

use any sunscreen

as well as a moisturizer underneath

your sunscreen

so you make sure that your skin

is hydrated first and then apply

the sunscreen on top

I know a lot of people don't like

the feel of sunscreen

because it feels greasy or sticky

and it feels like an oily film

on top of your skin

like I said before, as long as you

wash it off at the end of the day

and it comes off like you

as if you are wearing makeup

your skin will be fine

and it's I cannot stress how important it is

to wear sunscreen

because the damage

from the sun to your skin is irreversible

and sometimes you might

not notice it straightaway

but as you age you'll see

people who don't protect their skin

when they're a younger age

have known to regret later on

so make sure you definitely wear

sunscreen everyday

wear it in your foundation

or your moisturizer

or even just using a tinted moisturizer

with a little bit of sunscreen

so you can spread it out

and apply it to your skin like you would

as a moisturizer

the NB Bio Physical Whitening

Sun Protection Cream

I talked about this before

this is great for acne prone skin

or people who have sensitive skin as well

this helps to brighten the skin

as you wear it

so it is definitely

a serum based sunscreen

you can get like things with organic stuff

in there as well

you also got this one

which is UVA 50 plus

and this one it helps with 4 hours

water resistant

before having to reapply

this one does contain a bit of alcohol

so probably not so good

for sensitive skin

but definitely good for oily

or normal skin I guess

and then you've got other ones

such as this one

which is got SPF 50 plus with UVA and UVB

this is great for people who have dry skin

so it's quite hydrating

and definitely more moisturizing

than the others

so I hope this was helpful

if you guys have any questions

leave your comments below

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thank you guys for watching

and hope you guys have a lovely week

and I will see you in my next video


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