The damaging effects of the sun are real, which means we’re all a little more prudent about applying sunblock these days. But while we know the importance of sunscreen — that doesn’t necessarily answer all of our questions about the stuff. Here we demystify all of the questions you’ve always had, but were maybe too shy to ask.
Sunscreen 101: what is SPF?
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Is a higher SPF better?
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How does sunscreen work, exactly?
Are there other factors to consider?
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Does your skin type really matter?
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Is expensive sunscreen better?
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How often do you really need to reapply?
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Is spray or lotion better?
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What’s the difference between regular sunscreen and sunblock for kids?
Difference facial sunscreen?
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Why do some people break out?
How can you avoid break outs?
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