Sunscreen is one of the most powerful skincare products you can use to enhance your complexion and prevent premature signs of ageing. Incorporating sunscreen into a daily skincare routine is a great way to start your day, but it doesn't end there. A non-comedogenic sunscreen should be reapplied throughout the day for enhanced UV protection.
It is recommended to use SPF 50+ sun protection or higher. SPF50+ can filter out 98% of UVB radiation and creates a shield of sun protection. SPF stands for ‘sun protection factor’ and is a universally recognised metric for how protective sunscreen is measured. Learn more about what is SPF here.
You should wear sunscreen every day, which makes it worthwhile to wear a non-comedogenic and broad-spectrum sunscreen that works with your skin type. La Roche Posay’s range of non-comedogenic sunscreens is formulated to suit your skin type and concerns. Learn about how to choose a sunscreen for your skin type here.
Broad-spectrum sunscreen can protect against both UVA and UVB radiation. It’s beneficial to have sun protection against all the different ways the sun can harm your skin. Learn more about UVA and UVB protection.
Non-comedogenic refers to a skincare product that does not clog the pores, therefore a non-comedogenic sunscreen will keep your pores open and free of unwanted build-ups. Choosing a lightweight, effective and non-comedogenic face sunscreen will help improve your skin and minimise breakouts, it is especially relevant if you have an oily skin type or skin prone to mild acne. Learn more about sunscreen for oily skin here.
Yes, sensitive skin types and those with allergy-prone skin should use sunscreen daily. Face sunscreen and UV protection are essential skincare steps for every person, no matter the skin type. If you have sensitive skin or allergy-prone skin be sure to use a La Roche Posay face sunscreen that has been developed for sensitive skin. Learn more about choosing a sunscreen for sensitive skin here.
Yes, children and babies should use sunscreen to protect their skin. Babies under the age of three should avoid all direct sunlight, however, it is recommend to generously apply sunscreen for the added protection. The La Roche-Posay range of sunscreens are formulated to be suitable for use on children, babies and the whole family. Choose a broad-spectrum SPF50+ sunscreen such as the Anthelios XL Wet Skin Sunscreen SPF50+. Read more on how to protect kids from the sun.
Wearing sunscreen every day can prevent ongoing sun damage from direct and indirect light. The sun is a key contributor to skin damage, and wearing sunscreen can help minimise premature skin ageing and damage. Face sunscreen is the most powerful skincare ingredient you can incorporate into a daily skincare routine. Learn more about why you should wear sunscreen every day here.