I’ll have a shot sounds funny as it relates to sunscreen huh? As regular readers of our Blog you are well aware, we’re big advocates of people using sunscreen whenever they’re outside; regardless of climate or season. To that end, we’ve posted numerous stories and examples about why that’s so important.
However, it’s equally essential to know just how much sunblock should be applied to ensure adequate protection against sun skin damage. While using it is always an excellent decision, using too little can prove to be ineffective. Or at the very least leave swatches of your skin exposed to dangerous UV rays. Surely you wouldn’t fully wax the roof and hood of your car at the expense of the doors. And damaged automobile paint jobs are replaceable; damaged skin isn’t.
So what we have for you today is a simple, easy-to-remember guide on how much sunscreen to administer during each application and re-application which is easy when you are using a Sundicators UV Wristband of course!
For the average-sized person, when applying sunblock to the body use an amount approximate to that which would fill up an ordinary shot glass. For those people whose proportions are larger than average, double the amount used. And while doing so, please keep in mind that it’s always better to overestimate the quantity than to underestimate.
When applying sunscreen to the face you’d use a nickel-sized amount. Just make sure that it’s enough to cover the entire area.
Of course, the process can be made even easier by using sunblock from a pump or spray-bottle. But we’re guessing you already knew that.
So the next time you’re at home or out with friends enjoying the occasional libation, be sure to tip your cap to the nearest shot glass. Because hey, it’s got you covered.
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