Sun cream. Grab a bottle of factor 15 from Boots at the airport, whack it on when you hit your sun lounger and you’re all set. Right?
“Applying sunscreen seems simple enough, but, if you’re not careful, improper use can leave your skin vulnerable and exposed,” warns Daniel Isaacs, formulation and development director at Medik8 in the UK.
A survey by the British Association of Dermatologists in 2016 identified that 80% of people are failing to adequately apply sunscreen.
Even the most cautious sun worshippers may be putting themselves at risk with their suntan-lotion technique, but, armed with the right knowledge you can ensure you’re thoroughly protected, particularly if you actually live in an almost permanently sunny destination like Cyprus.
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