During this time, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) to establish minimum standards of sun protection factor (SPF) 15 when someone will come out of the house and risk exposure to the sun. However, people often use sunscreen cream is too little. Because of ignorance about how to use it, according to the researchers, we only get half the recommended amount of sunscreen.
"Factor 15 that could offer protection during the day only if you anoint with thick," says Dr. Ike Iheanacho, editor of Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB). "In reality, people usually apply much less sunscreen so it does not get more than half of the protective substances, called SPF that."
Fuss, applying sunscreen in sufficient numbers also make extravagant. To protect the skin throughout the adult body, for once application of, takes about 35 milliliters (ml) sunscreen. It had been so, Nice also suggested to repeat pengolesannya every two hours. That is, 200 ml size bottle of sunscreen could be discharged within two or three days.
According to Dr Iheanacho, if you want to reduce the risk of skin sunburn or skin cancer, at least you need a sunscreen with SPF 30.
In Britain, every day at least two people aged under 35 years of being diagnosed with a type of skin cancer the most deadly. Figures for cases of disease in malignant melanoma in people aged 15-34 years increased three fold since the late 1970s, according to Cancer Research UK. Thus, the danger of skin cancer is not just nonsense.