Summer Essentials: Everything You Need To Know About Sunscreens

All Images: Shutterstock

​Importance of a good sunscreen cannot be exaggerated. Exposure to UV rays causes premature ageing, sunburn and tanning, pigmentation (which is a common concern among Indian women) and skin cancer.

​Importance of sunscreen

​Sunscreen and sunblock are designed to protect your skin against UVA and UVB rays from the sun, preventing them from reaching the deeper layers of the skin, or by reflecting the radiation.

​In fact, advanced sunscreen formulations available today can filter even artificial light and blue light from screen devices.

​Sunscreen usage

​You should reapply your sunscreen every two to four hours. Experts recommend using sunscreen at least twice a day when you are indoors.

​What is SPF?

​SPF is a measure of how well a sunscreen will protect the skin from UVB (burning) rays. Because of under application of sunscreen in quantity, most dermatologists suggest a minimum of SPF 30.

5 Times Sara Ali Khan Slayed In A Bikini

Instagram/saraalikhan95

Got Your December Jacket Yet?

Shutterstock; featured brands

Best All-White Looks Of Alia Bhatt From Gangubai Kathiawadi Promotions

All image credits: Instagram/Alia Bhatt

How To Embrace Velvet Fashion For Winter Weddings

Instagram/Featured Celebs

Show Your Love For Green

Shutterstock; Instagram/featured celebs

Katrina Kaif’s Best Eye Makeup Looks

Instagram/Katrina Kaif

Athiya Shetty Turns Ethereal In Her Mehendi Outfit

Instagram/Athiya Shetty

Manish Malhotra Lehenga Looks We Want Alia Bhatt To Recreate For Her Wedding

Instagram/Manish Malhotra and Kalank/Dharma Productions

Celeb Hair Stylist Adhuna Bhabani On How To Rock Bangs

Canva and Dyson India

6 Elegant Ethnicwear Looks By Shahid Kapoor

All Image Credits: Instagram/Shahid Kapoor