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Skin Care Products > Articles > Labor Day Sunscreen Picks

Labor Day Sunscreen Picks

Posted On: - 2012-08-29 15:23:24


Labor Day weekend is right around the corner which means many will take in more rays. Right about now, some may have run out of sunscreen since it was used up all summer long.

If you do not have enough of it, be sure to pick up more. It is just too important to go without because sun damage is the number one reason for skin damage and wrinkles.

There is an overwhelming supply of sunscreens to choose from, here are some favorites which guard the skin from harsh rays.

Some people still shy away from high SPF protection. In their minds, they think the lotion will be thicker and greasier. That is not the case anymore.

In fact, sunscreen has changed so much that it has even added antioxidants to keep skin youthful. These days, sunscreens can have different types of age defying properties in one bottle.

Skin Care Heaven Sheer Shake Sunscreen, for example, is one of them. This ultra lightweight and sheer sunscreen offers UVA and UVB sun protection. Coupled with great sunburn protection its anti aging and antioxidant properties are powerful. This sunscreen is packed with vitamin E, green tea and Co Q10.

La Roche-Posay Anthelios SPF 60 Ultra Light Sunscreen Fluid, an oil free formula, is also high on the sunscreen list because it absorbs quickly and offers strong broad spectrum. It also goes on light and sheer. It is water resistant and a huge draw for people who enjoy their time in the water.

This particular La Roche-Posay product has what is called a CELL OX Shield technology. In simple terms, its UV filtering system is advanced which makes this skin care item more long lasting. The mighty antioxidant in this formula is the popular leaf extract, Senna Alata.

Like the others, Obagi skin care products have an impressive sunscreen inventory. Still considered a great one is Obagi Nu-Derm Sun Shield SPF 50 Sunscreen Lotion. The end result is a nice matte finish along with major fighting power against UVA and UVB sun damage.

Whatever sunscreen a person decides to choose, double check that it does have broad spectrum formulas, such as:

Avobenzone

Ecamsule

Homosalate

Oxybenzone

Sulisobenzone

Titanium dioxide

Zinc oxide

And it does not hurt to be reminded that sunscreen should be applied 15 to 30 minutes before going outside. On average, it should be reapplied every couple of hours.