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Favourite sunscreen?
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So what's your favourite sunscreen? We use Ultrasun or P20 once-a-day sunscreen, in SPF20 or SPF50 grades.  If you're super-diligent about applying it properly everywhere, it works!  And it isn't too greasy, so sand brushes off fairly easily.
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P20 might be good as a sunscreen but property owners hate it because of the staining it can cause on bed linens, fabric covered furniture, pools etc - I know, I've spent hours trying to remove  a stain around the waterline on a pool.

My favourite is the Boots Soltan with insect repellent. It keeps the flies away when I'm working in the garden. For me factor 15 is fine and I apply it to exposed areas every morning and it does me for the day, but my skin is used to the sun and tans easily. I use Mercadona's own factor 6 sunmilk (coconut flavour) for my face, again everyday but just the one application. If I'm working outside when the UV is very high I put on a loose white cotton shirt for extra protection and it helps to keep me cool as well. If it's very, very hot I dunk the shirt in water periodically and put it back on - bliss!
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Although a true Celt, pale skin & ginger(ish) tones, before I went more gray than coloured, lol, my skin must be getting more used to the sun. I find I don’t burn as easily as I used to although I am careful, 20 mins in the sun & then a cool down. If we are out for the day I use a bit of factor 15 spray oil & that seems to do me ok  Cool
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I was recently given a free sample of SPF 90 !!! Quite nice to use too, not heavy or sticky either. I had no idea it could be found with such a high SPF.
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Ditto as Tamara, Boots Soltan 15 for me and 30 Elaine the insect repellent is great and works  Smile Smile
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(06-11-2018, 10:06 AM)Emmi Smith Wrote: I was recently given a free sample of SPF 90 !!! Quite nice to use too, not heavy or sticky either. I had no idea it could be found with such a high SPF.

Wow, so if you use this Emmi, do you go paler, lol  Big Grin Big Grin
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(06-11-2018, 10:06 AM)Emmi Smith Wrote: I was recently given a free sample of SPF 90 !!! 

Sounds like the sort of stuff they use in Australia!
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I honestly don't have a favourite sunscreen. I sort of don't like them all. Still use it on the face when my OH decide to protect me from the evil sun but I'd rather wear a hat and sit in the shade or be swimming most of the "sun exposure" time.

Am I the only one here? Huh Confused
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Nivea factor 15
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(06-11-2018, 10:46 AM)Sam Wrote: Am I the only one here? Huh Confused

No I split my time early morning IT then villa chores to keep on top of the dust Sad Sad 

Then back to IT  Wink Wink  with coffee and free afternoon for golf, beach or dunes  Smile Smile Cool Cool
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