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How long does sunscreen last?

Posted on 13. Apr, 2009 by .


My first response is fairly simple, your sunscreen should not last very long if you are using the appropriate amount of sunscreen and have incorporated it into your daily routine. Generally, you need about an ounce of sunscreen to cover the areas of the body that will be exposed to the sun. You’ll need more on days that you’ll be wearing less clothing, like going to the beach. Based on an ounce a day, you should run out of sunscreen before it expires.

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Make Sunblock a Habit

Posted on 01. Apr, 2009 by .


I encourage all my patients to make putting on sunscreen a daily habit. It’s no different than combing your hair or brushing your teeth. Just incorporate sunscreen in to your morning routine.

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