Q: Why do I need to use a sunscreen?
Sunscreen is one of the most important skincare essentials. It is important to use a sunscreen to protect the skin from issues associated with sun damage such as causes skin cell damage, tanning, photo-ageing and pigmentation.
Q: Is a high SPF better than a low-number one?
A sunscreen with higher SPF protection and broad-spectrum coverage offers more protection against sunburn, UVA damage and DNA damage than comparable products with lower SPF values. However, SPF higher than 55 means more protection from UVB radiation. But as the SPF number goes up, UVA protection goes down.
Q: Do I need to wear sunscreen indoors?
Yes! You should apply SPF to all exposed areas of skin, especially the face, neck, and chest. Glass windows do filter out UVB rays however UVA rays can still penetrate through your windows which is harmful to your skin. The Soleil Defense Gel Crème Sunscreen protects against UVA, UVB, Infrared Rays & Visible Light.
Q: How many times a day should I apply sunscreen?
Sunscreen should be reapplied every two hours, especially after swimming or sweating. If you work indoors and sit away from windows, you can apply sunscreen every 5-6 hours.
Q: Do I need to apply sunscreen before or after moisturizer?
As a rule of thumb, you should always apply sunscreen as the final step in your skin care routine. Sunscreen should always be applied after moisturizer.
Q: What is the difference between sunscreen and a day cream?
A day cream is primarily applied on skin to prevent dryness in the skin. A sunscreen is applied on to the skin to protect it from the sun damage.
Q: Can I wear sunscreen below makeup?
As a rule of thumb, you should always apply sunscreen as the final step in your skin care routine. You can apply sunscreen after moisturizing or hydrating your skin. Post this your skin is ready and all set for makeup.
Q: What is Full Light Technology?
UV rays make up only 5% of the Sun Spectrum. The other 95% is Visible Light and Infra red rays and they are harmful for the skin. Dermafique’s Full light Technology targets 360 sunlight protection. It targets not just UV rays, but also Infra red rays and Visible Light. It helps protect from tanning, photo ageing and pigmentation.
Protect your skin from intense sunlight.
Include a vitamin rich diet for healthy skin.
Include broad spectrum sunscreens and antioxidants in your skincare routine.