Whatever the weather, if you’re going to spend a lot of time outdoors, it’s always recommended to use sunscreen. Even in winter, the sun’s powerful UV rays can be harmful to your skin. Sunscreen protects your skin and minimises the risk of sunburn, skin cancer, and premature signs of ageing. Having said that, the sun is our friend as it helps our bodies to produce Vitamin D. We all need a sensible amount of time in the sun; which is why sunscreens are so important.

How they Work

Sunscreens form a barrier on your skin that reflect or filter both UVA and UVB rays. UVA is associated with skin ageing and UVB with skin burning. Sunscreens that protect you against both types of rays are known as “broad spectrum” sunscreens.

Sunscreens contain SPF which helps it absorb or reflect the sun’s UV radiation. This protects you from painful sunburn. The higher the SPF, the more the sunscreen will protect you from harmful rays. For example, if you use a sunscreen with SPF 25 at least, you’ll be safer in the sun for longer.

Even if you use a high factor sunscreen, it’s still advisable to avoid getting too much sun. It’s important to keep regularly applying sunscreen, even with a high SPF. Always remember to re-apply after swimming!

Everyone should use sunscreen, even if you don’t burn easily. After all, no one wants their skin to be damaged by the sun in the long term. Always reapply every couple of hours if you are out in the sun. It keeps you looking younger for longer and maintains an even skin tone.

Choose Wisely

With so many options, such as sprays and SPF makeup and moisturisers, sunscreen is more convenient than ever. However; not all screens are equal, many contain ingredients that can be bad for your skin. This is why we are big fans of shade all-natural sunscreen. Made from just 4 natural ingredients and supplied in a plastic-free tin….whats not to like?

Shade all Natural Sunscreen SPF 25

An award-winning product made in the UK from natural ingredients. This eco-friendly sunscreen is completely plastic-free and is supplied in a metal tin. At an ideal SPF25, with only 4 ingredients to moisturise and protect skin from the broadest spectrum of damaging UVA and UVB rays, Shade has been developed to keep your skin naturally healthy whilst blocking rays that can burn and cause sun damage.

How to Use

  • Apply generously.
  • Works immediately.
  • Reapply regularly at least every 2 – 3 hours or after exposure to water or after sweating.

Free from – toxic chemicals, no unnecessary fragrances, no liquid polymers or microplastics.