Did you know that there is a difference between sunscreen and sunblock? Furthermore, even though it has the word “sun” in the name, our Before and After Sun falls into neither of these categories. Here’s what you need to know to make an informed decision about protecting your skin from the sun.
Definition of sunscreen
As the name suggests, sunscreen doesn’t block anything from reaching the skin. Rather, it filters or screens the rays coming into contact with your skin so that the sunlight is let through while the harmful rays are reflected back instead of penetrating the skin. Sunscreen is usually preferred when people want to lower their risk of sunburn or skin cancer but still want to get a tan. Read More