Even smart women make stupid sunscreen mistakes. Mount Sinai Medical Center Dermatologist Dr. Ellen Marmur busts three sunscreen myths so you can give your skin the protection it needs.
Myth #1: A little dab will do ya
Putting on sunscreen once will not protect you for hours in the sun. Find out application tricks in this video.
Myth #2: It’s waterproof
No sunscreen is truly waterproof. The FDA has changed their regulations and now sunscreens must say they are water resistant instead. What’s the difference? Dr. Marmur breaks it down in this video.
Myth #3: The higher the SPF the higher the protection
Beyond a certain point you may not be getting more protection from your sunscreen. Dr. Marmur reveals the magic number in this video.
How do you protect yourself from the sun? Visit our Skin Smarts Center for more information, or leave a comment in the box below.
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