Safety in the Sun
- Children shoud wear total sunblock.
- Use sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) 15 or higher.
- Make sure it has UVA and UVB protection
- Choose broad spectrum SPF 30+ water resistant sunscreen.
- All sunscreen products should include an expiry date. Do not use if past the use by date.
- Apply generously. Most people do not apply enough sunscreen.
Put sunscreen on 20 minutes before going out into the sun. This gives it time to bond to the skin.
- Re-apply sunscreen every two hours or more often if you are swimming or sweating a lot.
- Never use sunscreen to extend the time you would normally spend in the
NOTE: You can get sunburnt on a cloudy day. 80-85% of solar ultraviolet radiation can pass through cloud. Haze in the atmosphere can even increase your ultraviolet radiation exposure