How to protect oneself against sunburn?
The best way to protect oneself against unpleasant result of sunbathing is to use the sun and tanning beds wisely and carefully. In order to avoid sunburns, it is important to properly dose the sun and wear cosmetic products with UVA and UVB filters. When using a tanning bed, remember to always follow guidelines provided by people providing the service, as well as observe the time of exposure proper for the user’s skin. When on the beach, it is wise to sunbathe in a slow and gradual manner. Do not stay in the sun for too long during the first few days, and it is best to avoid sunbathing between 11am and 3pm. Cosmetic products protecting against UV radiation should be selected individually to individual skin type and individual reaction to the sun. These cosmetic products should be applied 15-20 minutes before exposure to the sun and the application should be repeated every 2-3 hours.
It is crucial to effectively protect the children against solar radiation. Babies up to three years of age should not be exposed to solar radiation activity at all. Older children should take advantage of the sun with great caution. The skin of a child is extremely delicate and requires the use of cosmetic products with high sun protection factor. Children should not use tanning beds!