What is Piz Buin One Day Long SPF30 Sun Lotion?
Piz Buin One Day Long Lotion provides long-lasting sun protection that is sweat and water-resistant. This advanced formula contains UVA/UVB filters to provide up to 6 hours of sun protection and helps to prevent sun-induced premature skin ageing. The non-greasy, non-sticky formula intensely moisturises your skin and leaves it feeling soft and smooth.
How does the sun damage the skin?
Spending time in the sun may feel good, but the ultraviolet (UV) light damages your skin. Our skin produces a dark-coloured pigment called melanin, as a shield against further UV radiation exposure. This darkening is what we know as a tan. Although tanning is cosmetically desirable, it is a sign that your skin has been damaged and is attempting to protect itself. High doses of UV radiation kill most of the skin cells in the upper layer of our skin and any cells that are not killed are damaged.
Issues caused by sun damage
Sun damage can cause many complications with your skin including:
- Dark spots
- Damage to DNA in your skin cells
- Skin cancer
- Dry skin
- Actinic Keratosis
Who should take extra care in the sun?
Everyone should take care when spending time in the sun. You can still suffer sunburn, even if it’s cloudy. You should take extra care in the sun if you:
- Have pale skin
- Have freckles or red/fair hair
- Tend to burn rather than tan
- Have many moles
- Have skin problems relating to a medical condition
- Are only exposed to intense sun occasionally (e.g. when on holiday)
- Are in a hot country where the sun is intense
- Have a history of skin cancer in your family
- Spend a lot of time in the sun, whether it’s for work or play
How can we protect against sun damage?
Excessive exposure to sunlight has widely been accepted as the underlying cause for harmful effects on the skin. It is believed that 4 out of 5 cases of skin cancer could be prevented as UV damage is mostly avoidable. Adopting a few easy precautions can protect our skin against sun damage
- Limit time in the midday sun – UV rays are the strongest between 10 am and 4 pm, so try to limit your exposure during these hours
- Use shade wisely – Seek shade when UV rays are the most intense
- Wear protective clothing – Wearing a hat with a wide brim, sunglasses and tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes
- Use sunscreen – Apply sunscreen and re-apply every two hours or after working, swimming, playing or exercising outdoors
- Avoid sunlamps and tanning parlours – sunbeds damage the skin
How will Piz Buin One Day Long protect your skin?
Piz Buin provides high protection from sun damage for up to 6 hours, as it is formulated with UVA/UVB filters. It is enriched with the powerful anti-oxidant, Feverfew PFE™, which helps to prevent premature skin ageing caused by sun damage. The intensely moisturising formula hydrates your skin, leaving it silky soft and is also sweat and water-resistant.
How to use Piz Buin
Apply generously and evenly before sun exposure. Reapply frequently, especially after sweating, swimming or towelling.
When should this product NOT be used?
Do NOT use this product if you are allergic to any of the ingredients ( see ingredients tab for a full list of ingredients). If you experience any irritation or discomfort while using this product, discontinue use immediately. If irritation persists or is severe, speak to your doctor or a Chemist 4U pharmacist immediately.
Make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
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Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
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[PR-013862], Aqua, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Ethylhexyl Salicylate, Octocrylene, Glycerin
Butylene Glycol, Silica, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, VP/Eicosene Copolymer, Butyl, Methoxydibenzoylmethane, Butyrospermum Parkii Butter, Methylene Bis-Benzotriazolyl, Tetramethylbutylphenol (nano), Styrene/Acrylates Copolymer, Cetyl Alcohol, Bis-Ethylhexyloxyphenol Methoxyphenyl Triazine, Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate,Chrysanthemum Parthenium Flower Extract, Acrylates Copolymer, Glyceryl Stearate, Ceteth-20, Linseed Acid, Decyl Glucoside
Caprylyl Glycol, Propylene Glycol, PEG-75 Stearate, PEG-8 Laurate, Sodium Dodecylbenzenesulfonate, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Steareth-20, Cetearyl Alcohol
Sodium Polyacrylate, Xanthan Gum, Disodium EDTA, Tocopherol, Phenoxyethanol
Potassium Sorbate, Parfum
How to Choose Sun Cream
Summer is just around the corner and it is likely that you will be spending a lot more time under the sun. With that comes risk. Risks from overexposure to the sun can include sunburn but also skin cancer. To reduce the risk, you will need protection from a sun cream, also known as sunscreen. With so many options out there, it can be daunting making sure that you have the right sun cream to protect you.
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