(The itching is a result of the fibers in the scalp reacting to the sweat.)
Q: Why do you need sunscreen lotion?
A: To protect your skin from UVA and UVB rays, which can cause sunburns. Sunscreen protects against melanoma as well, especially if used with other sun protection measures such as avoiding excessive exposure to sunlight.
Q: What should I look for when buying sunscreen? A: Look for water-resistant sunscreens that contain SPF30 or higher and at least an UPF of 50+. These will also be protecting you from harmful UVA and UVB rays. Other factors include how easy it is to apply (easy-to-apply formulas are easier on your skin), whether there is fragrance added, and whether ingredients such as vitamin A (retinyl palmitate) or zinc oxide are included. You may also want to choose one that uses broad spectrum filters instead of chemical filters because they don’t break down over time like chemical filters do.
Q: Should I use a moisturizer after applying my sunscreen? Does sunscreen make me more susceptible to wrinkles later in life? A: Yes! Acne has been linked directly back into people’s lives by acne medications containing retinoids like tretinoin (originally created for treating inflammatory conditions). As we age our skin naturally loses its ability to produce oils; this causes our skin cells’ lipid barrier layer – the outermost layer