Although the sun is an extremely important part of every day life, it also brings substantial dangers.
Sun exposure is necessary for everyone in limited amounts. It’s the primary source of vitamin D for bodies, which helps to absorb calcium.
According to the American Academy of Dermatology website, there are six different skin types.
Those run the gamut from type one, which is the extremely sun-sensitive skin that burns easily, through type six, which is sun-insensitive skin that never burns.
Depending on which skin type you are determines the type of sunscreen you want to apply regularly.
Dr. Steve Sutter, a dermatologist from Midwest Dermatology Inc., suggests looking for either 40 or 50 SPF sunscreens. Broad-spectrum sunscreens will block both UVA and UVB rays and have that written right on the bottle, he said.Read More