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Synonyms for SPF

the degree to which a sunscreen protects the skin from the direct rays of the sun

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But whether it's SPF 30, 50 or 15 in a stick, compact, powder or lotion, when it comes to achieving the level of SPF protection touted on the label, the onus is on consumers--and unfortunately, they "can falsely feel that the have adequate protection," said Dr.
Dr Mukesh Batra, founder and chairman of Dr Batra's Group of Companies in Dubai, said there is a very slight increase in the level of UVB protection between sunscreen with SPF 15, and SPF 30 and 50.
Consumer Reports found that eight of the 11 sunscreens that didn't meet their SPF claims had an SPF below 30.
Similarly, Piz Buin One Day Long lotion, 200ml, SPF 15, cost PS15 at Asda and PS9.
Tinted moisturizers and foundations with SPF (Sun Protection Factor) only provide enough protection against the sunburn-causing UVB rays
Many dermatologists now advise darker-skinned persons, especially those with facial inflammation or inflammatory diseases, to use sunscreen--with an SPF of 15 or greater and broad-spectrum protection--every day.
Most experts recommend applying a sunscreen or sunblock with an SPF of at least 15 about a half-hour before you go outside, even if it's cloudy (clouds block less than 20 percent of UV radiation).
The leaders will take up three major agenda issues -- attaining sustainable development, promoting cooperation on regional and global problems, and strengthening the partnership between Japan and the SPF, Japanese officials said.
Under this process, debtors may elect to file damage claims with the local SPF office, rather than with the bankruptcy court.
First Federal executives completed an intense and thorough analysis of several broker dealers before selecting SPF.
the creator of the original Glycolic Acid peel, enthusiastically introduces the next big breakthrough in sun protection C Exuviance Sheer Daily Protector SPF 50.
Sunscreens can be greasy and have an unwanted odor, so shoppers are choosing products that provide SPF coverage needed without turning to a classic sunscreen.
Higher efficiency and lower carbon footprint during production have been major factors driving the SPF market.
79, available from Boots and Superdrug Soltan Kids Once Waterplay Spray SPF30 or SPF 50, PS16.
If you're looking for an SPF to use every day then two-in-one foundations, BB creams or tinted moisturisers are a good option.