How to use SunSense

Applied properly, SunSense high factor sunscreen can help protect your skin from potential damage from UVA and UVB radiation – here are a few tips on how best to use it:


  • Apply SunSense sunscreen at least 15 minutes before going outdoors
  • Apply more than 0.5 teaspoon (around 3ml) of sunscreen to each arm and your face/neck
  • Apply more than 1 teaspoon (around 6ml) of sunscreen to each leg, and the front and back of your body1
  • Apply sunscreen evenly. Use a mirror when applying sunscreen to your face
  • Be careful not to miss any exposed areas
  • Avoid prolonged sun exposure. Do not stay too long in the sun, even while using a sunscreen product – no sunscreen will provide a total sunblock or all-day sun protection
  • Cover up with clothing, hats and eyewear to further reduce risk; and carefully protect children and babies from direct sun at ALL times


  • Reapply SunSense high factor sunscreen every 2-4 hours as directed and especially after swimming, exercising, perspiring and towelling dry
  • Remember, there is no such thing as waterproof sun cream or total sun block
  • Use sunscreen generously and reapply frequently


  • Apply SunSense Aftersun Cooling Crème Gel to hydrate skin that feels dry after sun exposure.

You’ll find more hints and tips on how stay Sun Sensible here

How to avoid sun-damaged skin