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Yes we do need sunscreen too

By admin
16 January 2014

Sun burn and skin cancer are a reality even for black people with dark skin and in this heat it is essential to take care of your skin .

Sun burn and skin cancer are a reality even for black people with dark skin and in this heat it is essential to take care of your skin .

Although our skin is less sensitive to the suns rays than lighter skin tones UV rays can still penetrate and damage our skin if we don't care for it properly . It's a myth that black people don't need sun screen , although we don't need to use a very high sun protection factor the average person shouldn't use anything bellow SPF 15 .

*Tip : sun screen with zinc and titanium dioxide leaves a blueish tinge on dark skin , so either wear it underneath your face cream and foundation or avoid these ingredients. Also mixing sun screen into your moisturizer makes it easier to apply  .