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Sun Damage Prevention Tips

Exposure to the sun is inevitable. But you can take precautions and protect you and your loved ones from sun damage. Protect your skin with natural sunscreens from Coola and follow these tips.

Generously apply a water-resistant sunscreen with minimum SPF 15 and UVA/UVB broad-spectrum protection to any parts of your body that are exposed to the sun each day. Reapply every 2 hours if you're in direct sun. A sufficient amount for your entire body is 1 ounce, or about 2 tablespoons.

Don't forget those kissable lips, be sure to use a lip balm that's SPF 15 or higher.

Cover up! Use a wide-brimmed hat, sunglasses, long sleeved shirt or pants. Don't be shy, fashion comes second here.

Seek shade between 10AM and 4PM, when the sun's burning rays are strongest. And don't worry, no one will think you're a wimp.

Use extra caution near the water, sand and snow as they can reflect and strengthen the sun's rays. Can you say double ouch?

You may claim the Vitamin D defense when sunbathing. But you can still get Vitamin D safely through diet and supplements without putting your skin at risk.

Keep newborns out of the sun. Sunscreens should only be used on babies over the age of 6 months.

Examine your skin from head to toe every month and see your physician annually for a professional skin exam. Early detection is best.

COOLA offers sun protection for a range of skin types and lifestyles; their products are uniquely formulated for different parts of the body - from the sensitive nature of FACE and LIPLUX, to the versatile BODY, and the demands of SPORT.

Green, yet still luxurious, each of COOLA's high performance products protect and nourish the skin with vitamins and age-defying antioxidants, while remaining free of parabens, paba, petroleum and phthalates. An advocate of both research and education, COOLA donates to the Melanoma Research Alliance and Healthy Child Healthy World.

Eco Chic Spa Whistler is proud to carry this product line. We encourage all of our clients to take care of their skin and make essential sun protection a part of an active lifestyle, without the harmful chemicals.

Posted on March 27, 2015 and filed under Products.