Sunscreen – The Down-low From a Dermatologist

Dr. Lauren Fine is one of our board-certified dermatologists and Media Ambassadors. She weighs in on sunscreen…. Did you ever wonder if that Sunscreen is still good, or doing its job? Here are a few things she can say on this topic:

Here are a few things she can say:
Summer is here which means it’s time to talk SPF!
*Sunscreens do expire.  Don’t just pull out your bottles from last season.  There’s a good chance they are expired and will not be as effective
You are probably using too little sunscreen!  For an average size person, the amount of sunscreen lotion or cream applied to a full body should fill a shot glass.  And if you are out all day long, your SPF should be reapplied every 2 hours.

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