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Sunscreen hints and tips

Tip One – protect

Apply SunSense™ sunscreen

liberally at least 20 minutes

before going outdoors.

Be careful not to miss

any exposed areas.

Apply more than ½ teaspoon

(around 3ml) to each arm and

face/neck (guidance based

on an average sized adult).

Cover up with clothing,

hats and sunglasses, and protect

children and babies from

direct sun at ALL times.

Apply more than 1 teaspoon

(around 6ml) to each leg, front

and back of body (guidance based

on an average sized adult).5,8

Avoid prolonged sun

exposure. Do not stay too

long in the sun, even while

using a sunscreen.

Apply sunscreen evenly and

reapply frequently. Use a mirror

when applying to the face, being

careful to avoid the eyes.

Important to also seek

shade and avoid times when

the UV index is high.

Tip Two - Maintain

Use sunscreen generously,

and reapply frequently.

Reapply SunSense™

sunscreen every two

hours as directed, and

especially after swimming,

exercising, sweating and

towelling dry.

Waterproof sunscreen

does not exist, but

SunSense™ is water

resistant for up to 4 hours.

Tip three - Maintain

Check yourself and your family’s skin regularly. Examine the areas that aren’t normally exposed to the sun. Look for changes in shape, colour or size, or a new spot. It is important to get your skin checked by a GP or specialist.