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Healthy Living - Everyday

Sun Care

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  • SunSense SPF 50+ Moisturising Lip Balm

    Sunsense

    SunSense SPF 50+ Moisturising Lip Balm...

  • Garnier Ambre Solaire Sensitive Advanced Very High SPF50+ 200ml

    Ambre Solaire

    Garnier Ambre Solaire Sensitive Advanced Ve...

    Was: £17.81

    Now: £9.99

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    SunSense Daily Face SPF 50+ Sunscreen 10g F...

    £0.00

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    SunSense sensitive Skin SPF 50+ Sunscreen 1...

    £0.00

  • Eucerin SUN CREME FACE 50+ 50ml

    Eucerin

    Eucerin SUN CREME FACE 50+ 50ml...

    £10.80

  • Eucerin SUN FLUID MATTIFYING FACE 30+ 50ml

    Eucerin

    Eucerin SUN FLUID MATTIFYING FACE 30+ 50ml...

    £10.15

  • Eucerin SUN FLUID MATTIFYING Face 50+ 50ml

    Eucerin

    Eucerin SUN FLUID MATTIFYING Face 50+ 50ml...

    £10.80

  • Eucerin SUN CREME TINTED 50+ 50ml

    Eucerin

    Eucerin SUN CREME TINTED 50+ 50ml...

    £9.89

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Getting a golden tan is a goal for many travellers. However, a tan is not a sign of health - it is a visible sign of damage and shows that your skin has been harmed by the sun. This can lead to wrinkles, skin ageing and cancer.

In mild countries like Britain, UV levels change between winter and summer. In regions near the equator, such as parts of Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, the Middle-East, and Central and South America, levels are high all year, because sunlight has a shorter distance to travel to reach earth.

Clouds have less effect on UV levels than on temperature. They absorb heat better, so you can still get burnt on cloudy days. A cool wind gives false reassurance, as UV levels can still be high. UV levels also increase at high altitude, and snow, sand and rough or rippling water reflect UV rays, increasing your risk of burning. Most UV rays enter the skin and pass into tissues. This radiation is then absorbed and can damage our DNA (our genetic information) and can cause skin cancer.

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