Are sunscreens safe?
Yes, sunscreens are safe for everyone. In fact, when applied as they should be (which is described on every sunscreen’s label) they save lives and prevent an extensive range of skin problems.
Antioxidants: The Sunscreen Sidekick Your Skin Needs
Most of us know that the use of an SPF can reduce the risk of skin cancer and prevent premature skin ageing. But did you know that antioxidants can increase the effectiveness of your sun protection?
Does sunscreen expire? How to recognise if your SPF has gone bad
If you’ve got a collection of sunscreens in your bathroom cabinet left over from last summer and beyond, you may want to think twice before you put any on your skin and head out into the sunshine.
How should you use a sunscreen product?
Paula’s Choice is more than happy to provide you with information about products with sun protection, so that every day you can ensure you give your skin ...
How Sun Protection Factor (SPF) Works
We all recognise the importance of protecting skin with SPF products. But understanding how they actually work is a little more complicated. In this article, ...
How to apply self-tanner without streaks
People often look more radiant and healthy with a tan. While a tanned complexion may look stunning, UV rays can be harmful for your skin. A self-tanner is a great ...
Layering SPF skincare and makeup
The sun is the No. 1 cause of ageing, so it is vital to protect your skin with an SPF during the daytime. But how do you combine SPF products with makeup and what should ...
Everyone knows what sunburn feels like. It can be awful. Of course prevention is always better than a cure, but fortunately there are things you can do to heal your skin if you do get sunburned.
Things you need to know about sun damage
The sun can cause a lot of damage to your skin: wrinkles, patches of brown skin, a dull skin tone and even skin cancer. In order to get healthy, younger-looking skin and keep it that way, there are a few things you need to know.
Vitamin D: The Sunshine Vitamin
Vitamin D is the one essential nutrient that's linked to getting routine sun exposure. But before you skimp on sunscreen and head outdoors to bask in the sun (as you might have read you should ...
Why you must always use an SPF
Many people think they only need to protect themselves from UV rays when the sun is shining. And then only in the spring and summer. That is a misconception: UV rays affect your skin 365 days a year, ...