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Science of Skincare: Why Your Makeup’s SPF Isn’t Enough for Sun Protection

Sun protection is essential to skin health. Unfortunately, most people are probably not getting adequate sun protection on a daily basis, leaving their skin vulnerable to harmful UV radiation and all its ill effects—sags, lines, wrinkles, hyperpigmentation and, worst of all, increased risk for some types of skin cancer.

Applying makeup with SPF is a good start, but alone, it does not provide adequate protection against sun exposure.

Built-In SPF Is Usually Inadequate for Effective Sun Protection

Mineral makeups and other makeup products that contain SPF usually have a maximum sun protection factor of Continue reading Science of Skincare: Why Your Makeup’s SPF Isn’t Enough for Sun Protection