if you aren’t following sunnysleevez yet you should be so many informative blog posts and the ones that are not informative are great reads

Sunny Sleevez

15 SPF, 30 SPF, 50 SPF…1000 SPF?

It’s doesn’t matter how high the number is if you aren’t using the amount used in lab testing you will not get the protection you expect from your sunscreen.sunnysleevez

So exactly how much sunscreen should you be using?

For the face 1 teaspoon

For the body, its 1 teaspoon each for each arm and each of the following, neck,  upper back, lower back, upper front torso, lower front torso, right upper leg and thigh, left upper leg and thigh, left lower leg and foot, right lower leg and foot


This should total up to at least one ounce (a shot glass full) per adult body per application. If you have a bottle of sunscreen that lasts all summer, you are not using enough.

When SPF is tested in the lab, it is used liberally on the skin, so if you apply just a…

View original post 40 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s