How To Make Diy Home Made Sunscreen?. Sunscreen Is Also

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How to make DIY home made sunscreen? Sunscreen is also known as sunblock. It comes commercially in forms of lotion, spray and gel. It is a topical product that helps absorb or reflect some of the harmful radiation of the sun like ultraviolet radiation and thus help protect our skin against sunburn. It helps people to save their skin tone from damage, especially for those who are fair. Consistent use of sunscreen can slow down or temporarily prevent the development of wrinkles and aging of skin. Sunscreen was used from the time of early civilizations. They used a various plant products to help protect their skin from sun radiation damage. The ancient Greeks used olive oil for achieving this. The ancient Egyptians used to take extracts of…show more content…
SPF is what measures the fraction of ultraviolet rays that produces sunburn which reaches the skin. SPF 25 means that 1/25th of the burning radiations reach the skin through the thickness of sunscreen. Big differences in SPF numbers don’t really make a difference as they are actually pretty insignificant in terms of protection. A sunscreen with SPF 100 is said to block 99 percent of UVB rays, while a sunscreen with SPF 50 blocks 98 percent and one with SPF 30 blocks 96.7 percent Benefits of sunscreen Sunscreen is used to prevent melanoma and squamous cell carcinoma which are two variants of skin cancer. Though it prevents these two types of cancer there is no proof that it is effective in avoiding basal cell carcinoma. The study was carried out on 900 white people in Australia and it made some of them to apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen every day for four years. It was found that people who applied the sunscreen had noticeably more resilient and smoother skin than those who were assigned to not apply anything. The need to minimize UV damage is very important especially for children and those with fair skin tone and to those who have sun sensitivity. Home made sunscreen Here are a few simple steps to make your own DIY home made sunscreen. Ingredients: In order to make the sunscreen you will require the following ingredients. • Double-boiler or water bath set-up • Kitchen Scale • Mask so that you do not breathe in the zinc oxide powder as it is extremely

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