Sun protection: That’s where we shine!

Every summer, we all want to soak up the sun for the rest of the year. You can enjoy the summer without damaging your skin by following a few sun protection tips.

Sun tips

Sun tip number 1

Wear a loose-fitting top today.
And don’t feel the burn tomorrow.

Hats, long sleeves... Hiding your skin with clothing is a good way to protect it from the dangers of the sun. The tighter the material is woven, the better your protection will be.

Sun tip number 2

Opt for a dazzling look.
And keep your gorgeous eyes from burning.

Don't forget to protect your eyes. They are very sensitive to the sun. Exposure to UVA and UVB rays can contribute to developing eye diseases.

Sun tip number 3

In summer, take an extended lunch break.
But don’t get caught…by the sun.

During the lunch hour, between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., the intensity of the sun’s rays is at its highest. Avoid prolonged exposure to the sun during this time of day.

Sun tip number 4

Sunscreen doesn’t make you grow young again, but…

UV rays cause the skin to age. These effects are not immediately visible, but the damage over time will cause the skin to lose elasticity as well as cause wrinkles and dark spots to appear.

Sun tip number 5

Drink a glass of water every hour. And avoid a heatstroke’s power.

In hot weather, proper hydration is essential.

Sun tip number 6

Choosing sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30
is a brilliant idea! 

When it comes to choosing your sunscreen, it is important to choose a sun protection factor of 30 or higher.

Sun tip number 7

Maybe that sunscreen you left in the car should go in the garbage 

Extreme temperatures should be avoided to ensure the effectiveness of your sunscreen. If your car has turned into an oven in the sun and your sunscreen has been in there for several hours, it could have affected its properties and performance.

Sun tip number 8

Don’t pay lip service
to lip balm 

The skin of your lips is thin; they can easily burn when exposed to the sun. The sun can also cause your lips to become thinner—a sign of aging. Take care of them to keep them plump and healthy!

Sun tip number 9

Don't put on your sunscreen too late if you don't want to be red as a lobster

Let’s face it: lobster red is not a trendy colour when it comes to your skin. To avoid sunburns, remember to apply your sunscreen 30 minutes before going out and reapply it frequently during the day.

Sun tip number 10

If your skin is burnt—moisturize it!

After sun exposure, especially if you get a sunburn, treat your skin with a good after-sun product to help it heal. 

Sun tip number 11

Choosing a sunscreen against UVA and UVB rays is a great way to protect yourself.

Not all sunscreens are created equal. For complete protection, choose a product that protects against both UVA and UVB rays.

Sun tip number 12

When the sun starts to blaze, stop all strenuous activity before you collapse.

During heat waves or particularly hot days, rest. Excessive exertion can quickly lead to heat stroke. Your body will no longer be able to cool itself and will overheat.

Things can happen during the summer! Find out how to prevent and treat common summer ailments with our handy guide!

Consult the guide

PSST! Summer first aid

Learn more how to enjoy a healthy summer


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