If there’s one thing that you absolutely must have in your skincare routine, it’s sunscreen. In 2022, the beauty world developed a booming interest in sunscreens, and not without good reason. It protects us from UV rays from the sun, which penetrate the skin, causing sunburns with prolonged exposure and even degrade collagen, which over time can cause premature ageing, discolouration and even skin cancer. Sunscreen acts as a physical or chemical barrier between our skin and the sun, blocking out the harmful UV rays.
So, there’s no question that everyone should be applying sunscreen. However, another question remains: How much sunscreen should we be applying to our faces? Just a dollop? Or do we generously lather it all over? This question has had several different answers, with some even going to rather extreme lengths to find out themselves.