Wise choice of sunscreen for your skin
Sunscreen has emerged as an essential item, regardless of age. Man also use sunscreen nowadays. Anyway, people seem to be serious to find a sunscreen that suits to thei skin.
1. Check SPF/PA Index
If you are planning an outdoor activity for a long time, it is important to select a sunscreen that protect your skin tightly from a short-wave and long-wave UVA and UVB. Ultraviolet rays are classified into UVA and UVB depending on the type. UVA accelerates skin aging penetrating deep into the skin. UVB is a high-energy beam of shorter wavelength. It can cause burns in a short period of time. Careful management is required. SPF is an index that indicate the degree of blocking UVB. The higher the number, the higher the blocking effect. PA is the index of blocking the UVA. It is represented by PA +, PA ++, and PA +++. The greater the number, the higher the blocking effect. It is recommended to use SPF50/PA +++ Product as people are exposed to ultraviolet light relatively long time in outdoor activities in spring. Duration of blocking the ultraviolet is indicated with SPF level X10/60. If the SPF index is 50, it means that the sunscreen gives about 8 hour (50*10/60) blocking of UVB. It is recommended to apply the sunscreen every 2-3 hours as the sunscreen can be erased when you wipe the sweat with hands.
2. Check if the product can care for sensitive skin
When choosing a sunscreen, you need to check SPF and PA Index as well as carefully check if the product can care the skin that become sensitive due to find dust and hazardous environment. In particular, year by year, skin become more sensitive due to environmental stimulus such as fine dust and intensified sunlight. In such a case, as even the sunscreen that is required to apply over and over can irritate the skin, it is recommended to check if the sunscreen has anti-pollution function and moisturizing and soothing function.