As residents of this sun-drenched archipelago, we all know the importance of wearing sunscreen on a daily basis.
We’ve heard it time and again from loved ones, health experts, and virtually everyone else – I mean, how can we ever forget Baz Luhrman’s famous words?
Apply your favorite SPF 40 cream twice a day and you should be good to go, right?
In fact, many of us have been doing it wrong for years – from purchasing the incorrect sunscreen to the amount we apply on our faces. What if I told you that some SPF sunscreens do not protect you from the suns harsh UVA rays and that some top-selling sunscreens contain harmful ingredients?
Take a look at this gorgeous yet demystifying interactive graphic produced by the Information is Beautiful team – it compiles scientific evidence on the seemingly simple question – ‘How much sunscreen should I wear?
Below is a static version of the graphic – enjoy!