Beach Body Countdown – Day 4

Monday, 19 November 2012

Beach body countdown - Day 4

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Day 4 – Sunscreen

Just like drinking enough water, we know you’ve heard it before. We cannot stress enough the importance of applying sunscreen, even if you’re not on the beach. Get yourself a few great sunscreens and pop them in your beach bag so you don’t forget.

Make sure to apply the sunscreen 20 minutes before exposure and remember to reapply it after swimming or every hour or so. One thing you need to look out for is broad-spectrum protection – this means both UVA and UVB protection. Try, Garnier Ambre Solaire UV Sensitive Protection Lotion, R129.99.

Image: Kzenon/Shutterstock.com

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Zoe has a bachelor’s degree in motion picture medium. She loves all things beauty and fashion. When she is not writing articles for the latest issue of Clicks Club Card magazine or BeautySouthAfrica.com, she is obsessed with gel nails, lengthening mascaras and healthy glowing skin! Zoe on Google+

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  1. Anne

    Will be trying the garnier sunscreen

    5 years ago •

  1. Debbie

    Good sunblock, have used this before

    6 years ago •

  1. Lady-T

    Though sunscreen may help prevent or even reduce sunburn, it doesn’t necessarily protect you from skin cancer. Since you’re not burning, you may tend to stay out in the sun longer. That extended exposure may lead to skin cancer. On the other hand, without the use of sunscreen you would be more likely to seek shelter sooner.

    6 years ago •

  1. Azraa

    Sunscreen is a must all year round. Any part that is exposed needs protection! Remember the tops of your feet and ears.

    6 years ago •

  1. Angelisha

    Just bought the Garrnier… Its awesome…

    6 years ago •

  1. Maddy

    Thumbs up for sunscreen, I don’t step in sun without it.With higher incidence of skin cancer in SA its application is essential.

    6 years ago •

  1. Angelisha

    A must daily is Sunscreen… Can’t go without it this Summer…

    6 years ago •

  1. Humphreys

    My daily routine requirement…winter or summer!

    6 years ago •

  1. Mpoyif

    Part of my daily skin care routine!

    6 years ago •

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