Sunscreens by Abraham the Pharmacist. Best Sunscreen for Face, Oily Skin, Acne Prone Skin. Mineral, Physical, Chemical Sunscreens.
In this weeks video we’re looking at how to pick the Best Sunscreens For your Face, Oily Skin or Acne Prone Skin. This is going to be your simple, step by step, scientifically backed guide.
00:00 Best Sunscreens For Face Oily Acne Prone Skin
00:33 What Is Sunscreen? Why Is It Important?
01:54 How To Pick The Best Sunscreen? Mineral, Physical And Chemical Sunscreens?
04:48 Choosing The Correct SPF Factor For Sunscreens?
07:28 How Often Should You Reapply Sunscreen?
08:26 Choosing The Correct UVA protection For Sunscreens?
10:05 The Best Sunscreen For You?
10:44 What Is The Best Sunscreen Formulation For The Face?
10:58 What Is The Best Sunscreen Formulation For The Body?
11:13 What Is The Best Sunscreen Formulation For The Hands?
11:54 Sunscreen Sprays Are They Good?
13:20 Other Ways To Protect Yourself From The Sun?
14:01 When To Seek Medical Advice?
WHY ARE SUNSCREENS SO IMPORTANT:
Its believed that up to 3 million non-melanoma skin cancers occur every year worldwide. And this is not a problem isolated to hot or sunny countries only. Here in the UK, each year 113,000 new skin cancer cases are diagnosed. You can take sun damage at any time, even when its cloudy, and in any country, not just when you’re on holiday. So in short, wearing sunscreen to protect yourself is super important!
FITZPATRICK SKIN TYPES:
Type 1: Always burns, never tans - often has red or strawberry blonde hair, freckles and blue/green or pale-coloured eyes - Use SPF 50.
Type 2: Usually burns and tans minimally - usually has fair skin and hair, and pale eyes - Use SPF 50.
Type 3: Sometimes burns mildly but tans uniformly - Use SPF 30.
Type 4: Burns minimally and tans easily - usually olive skin tones - Use SPF 30
Type 5: Rarely burns and tans profusely - usually dark hair and dark eyes - Use SPF 30
Type 6: Never burns and tans profusely - Use SPF 30
CHECKING YOUR MOLES:
Moles are small, coloured spots on the skin. Most people have them and they're usually nothing to worry about unless they change size, shape or colour.
Some moles can be a sign of melanoma, a type of skin cancer.
Signs of melanoma include:
A multicoloured melanoma on pale skin
A mole that's changed colour or has more than 2 colours
A mole with uneven borders
A mole that's bleeding, itching, crusting or raised
See a your healthcare professional if you notice a change in a mole
It's important to get a new or existing mole checked out if it:
changes shape or looks uneven
changes colour, gets darker or has more than 2 colours
starts itching, crusting, flaking or bleeding
gets larger or more raised from the skin
These changes can happen over weeks or months.
For more information visit: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/moles/
For more information on common signs and symptoms of cancers here is a video I recently made: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kyhgeqNbHE
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This video is for information only and should not be used for the diagnosis or treatment of medical conditions. Abraham The Pharmacist has used all reasonable care in compiling the information but make no warranty as to its accuracy. Always consult a doctor or other healthcare professional for diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions.
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