It’s vital to ensure you have the correct protection from the sun, particularly during these Summer months, so we’ve teamed up with Ultrasun to bust a few common myths surrounding suncare, tanning and sun protection.
Read on to find out why having the right Sun Protection Factor (SPF) is so important, and other often-misunderstood factors of keeping safe in the sun…
1. I won’t tan with a high factor.
This is one of the biggest (and most dangerous) of sun protection mistakes, and it contributes to a vast amount of skin damage and skin cancer cases. The fact is that as soon as the skin reddens, it’s in trauma. Upping time in the sun and lowering the SPF will only ensure skin burns and sheds, leaving the skin tanless within days. Ultrasun is a filter, not a block, so you can still get your glow on!
2. It will block my pores.
All Ultrasun products are non-comedogenic. This means that the formula will not sit on the skin and block pores, which is the trigger for prickly heat and other sun allergies. Ultrasun products are also designed to be skin compatible through a mixture of the patented lamellar technology and ingredients. We are always improving our formulas to ensure that we are at the forefront of high protection sun cream that your skin will love.
3. I have a darker skin tone, so don’t need a high factor.
All skin tones need protection. It is a common misconception that the sun’s rays do not harm those with darker skin. Although black skin may be less susceptible to burning due to UVB rays, long-term damage from the UVA rays is possible. A high UVA filter, preferably of over 90% and SPF (UVB) of at least 30 is equally crucial for darker skin tones, both for the prevention of skin cancer and as part of preventing skin damage as part of a regular skin care routine.
Ultrasun Face Anti-Ageing Formula Sun Protection SPF 50+ 50ml
Incorporating the very latest skin care research and advances, Ultrasun Face 50+ delivers very high, all day protection (UVA 98% Australian Standard and UVB SPF 50) with just one application. It contains Ectoin for active DNA and cell protection as well as S.O.D., an enzyme that effectively neutralises skin-damaging free radical activity stimulated by exposure to the sun. Its Boron Nitride (the Science of Softness) reduces fine lines and its formulation reduces the loss of the skin’s own moisture content, so there’s no need to moisturise. It is free from oils, emulsifiers and perfume reducing the risk of allergy and making it especially suitable for sensitive skin. Like all Ultrasun products, it is non-staining, non-greasy, water-resistant and easy to use.
Ultrasun Ultra Sensitive Very High SPF 50+ Extreme Formula 100ml
Ultrasun’s Award Winning Ultra Sensitive 50+ delivers really high protection (UVA 95% and UVB SPF50 ), is a great for extreme sun conditions. This formula is water resistant, easy to apply, and absorbs quickly into the skin without leaving a greasy feel. With vitamin E and pro-vitamin B5. It contains no oil, perfume, emulsifiers or preservatives making it suitable for those with sun allergies. The product’s airless pump dispenser prevents product deterioration and contamination.The Ultrasun Extreme range won Silver in the Prima Baby & Pregnancy Awards for 2015. The Ultrasun Extreme range won the Beauty Shortlist Baby Awards for 2016.
Ultrasun Kids Sun Protection Lotion SPF 50+ 150ml
Protect your children’s skin in the sun, with this brilliant fast-absorbing, non-greasy, non-sticky UVA and UVB (SPF50 ) sun protection gel from Ultrasun. Ultrasun Kids Sun Protection SPF 50+ is a new addition for 2018 from this well-trusted suncare brand. This Ultrasun formula uses NO perfumes, emulsifiers and preservatives – these types of ingredients often increase the risk of sun allergies. Ultrasun Kids SPF 50 has GSP-T for Infrared protection, lamellar technology and Celligent® which helps to protect DNA against UV-induced skin ageing. This product is ideal for children from 3 years.
Keep yourself protected in the sun…
So, now that you know the facts from the fiction, make sure you keep yourself protected in the sun this Summer with our Ultrasun range…