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All you need to know about Sun protection factor. The significance of sun protection factor and why is it used in every sunscreen? When to re-apply the sunscreen? Levels of protection of sunscreens with different sun protection factor. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Sun Protection Factor and its Significance

  • All You Need To Know!

Everyone must have used sunscreen in their life,
and if you haven't then you should use it now!
Because hidden dangers of environment which can
harm your skin are always active
  • Harmful sun rays UVA, UVB, IR
  • Urban Pollution PM2.5, Hydrocarbons etc.

To enjoy the outings freely without any fear you
should be using a broad-spectrum sunscreen gel
with good Sun Protection Factor (SPF)
  • A broad-spectrum sunscreen gel can protect your
    skin from all of these
  • Sunburn
  • Suntan
  • Photo-aging
  • Dull complexion
  • Skin inflammation and Skin Cancer (more severe

Sunscreens have a number written as Sun
Protection Factor, i.e. SPF 15, 20, 30 or 50 on
the pack. Have you ever wondered what does it
mean and what is its significance?Let us
What is Sun Protection Factor (SPF)?
  • Sunscreens are formulated on the basis Sun
    Protection Factor (SPF) which is the measure of
    the protection offered by a sunscreen from UVB
  • The Sun Protection Factor of a sunscreen also
    tells about the time at which the sunscreen needs
    to be applied again.
  • The users can easily know SPF of their sunscreen
    through the pack.

Why is Sun Protection Factor (SPF) significant?
  • The Sun Protection Factor can vary from 1 90.
    These exhibit different levels of sun protection
  • Low protection The sunscreens with SPF 15 or
    below are marked offers low protection
  • Medium protection The sunscreens with SPF 15 and
    up to 30 offers medium protection
  • High protection The sunscreens with SPF 30 up to
    50 offers high protection
  • Very high protection The sunscreens with SPF
    over 50 offers very high protection.

 When to re-apply the sunscreen?
SPF Time to re-apply sunscreen (approx.)
15 After 1 hour
30 After 2 hours
50 After 4 hours
70 After 6 hours
  • If you are exposed to sun and pollution for
    longer duration then you need to re-apply your
    sunscreen. SPF wise re-applying time is mentioned
    in the table

No doubt a high Sun Protection Factor can protect
your skin from sunburn-causing UVB rays, but your
skin also needs UVA protection.
  • The protection grade of UVA rays is denoted by PA
    in the sunscreen. PA is levelled by PA, PA,
    PA the more the plus signs, the more is the
    protection from UVA rays.

  • These days not only the UV rays but IR rays and
    Urban Pollution have become the concern for the
    skin. So, you should buy a sunscreen which offers
    you protection against all of these harmful
    environmental factors.
  • There are a few products on the market which
    offers complete protection, one of the best
    sunscreen is the Derma Essentia SPF 50, PA
    Sunscreen Gel. The Gen-next Encapsulated
    Ultra-light Sunscreen Gel is non-oily, non-tacky
    suits normal to oily skin. It protects your
    skin from UVA, UVB, IR Urban Pollution.
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Derma Essentia SPF 50, PA Sunscreen Gel
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