Is Factor 50 worth it?
The Daily Mail looks at claims made on sun protection products and offers advice on how to stay safe in the sun.
Two ingredients in creams protect the skin.
Some are ‘absorbers’ that mop up harmful UVB rays. Others are a physical shield and reflect them. These often contain zinc oxide or titanium oxide. Both increase the amount of time you can spend in the sun without burning.
All creams wear off, so must be reapplied every few hours.