Sunscreen 101 for damage free bridal skin 


If you’re not already wearing sunscreen each and every day — this is your sign, so keep reading to learn how to get started. And if you are, kudos! Let’s make sure all your bases are covered.

What percentage should you wear? 

SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor, and is how we measure the protection from the sun’s UVB rays. SPF 15 blocks 93% of UVB rays, SPF 30 blocks 97%, and SPF 50 blocks 98%. Experts recommend staying between 30 and 50 SPF — sufficient protection without feeling a false sense of complete sun protection that you might feel going above 50+.

Physical vs chemical sunscreen 

There are two main types of sunscreen: physical (aka mineral) and chemical. Both absorb the sun’s UV rays to help prevent skin damage, but physical also reflects some UV rays. Neither is “better” than the other, they simply use different active ingredients. Chemical SPF typically uses actives like avobenzone and homosalate, whereas physical SPF will contain zinc oxide and/or titanium dioxide.

Wedding day sunscreen essential 

The sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays can take away your bridal glow if your having a day wedding and can make you look dull on your big day. Of course, none of us wants that to happen. Therefore, it is significant that you slather your skin with high SPF sunscreen. To touch up later, you can use a spray product, which will eliminate you from touching your skin often and hence, ruining your bridal makeup. You can also opt for full sleeved or sunglasses to spare yourself from.the sun.

Pre wedding sunscreen necessities 

It’s not just your wedding day but if yurntrying tow rook on your skin before the wedding it’s vital that you use a sunscreen.

Use sunscreen even when you’re indoors because UV rays do a lot of skin damage that you can avoid. The sun sees bare skin as an opportunity to cause discolouration, hyperpigmentation, and a host of other skin problems. Nobody wants this, least of all a bride-to-be. So, regularly using sunscreen can prevent dehydration, premature fine lines, spots, and the worsening of acne scars.

What are the things to consider while choosing a sunscreen?

Check for SPF that ensures it is a broad-spectrum or full-spectrum sunscreen Check if it’s water-resistant and check if it’s formulated for your skin type