1. Say It with Me, “I Do Not Need More Than SPF 50+”
2. Check for the UVA Circle
Great, now you got the right SPF, let’s see if it protects you from both UVB and UVA rays. As you know, sun rays are categorized into mainly UVB and UVA. UVB rays are responsible for your skin burning, while UVA is what penetrates your skin layer damaging your skin cells DNA and possibly causing cancer. Only broad-spectrum sunscreens protect you from both UVB and UVA and you can make sure your sunscreen of choice does that by looking for UVA written inside a circle. That’s proof that this sunscreen is approved to protect you from UVA rays.