Not all sunscreens are the same
 Yes, they can "work" very differently for different skin types. Choose the one that is right for you.

Read the label
For starters you should know that sunscreen products are divided into physical and chemical. Physical block - is one that is provided by components such as titanium dioxide and zinc oxide. These components operate on the skin surface, covering it like a protective film, scattering and reflecting sunlight. Chemical interaction with the skin, that is why they should be applied at least 30 minutes before going out in the open sun. The chemical units include avobenzone (avobenzone, Parsol 1789) for protection against UVA-rays, and octyl salicylate (octyl salicylate) and cinnamates (cinnamates) for protection against UVB-rays.

Water-resistant sunscreens tend to have greater tackiness is due to components that do not help to wash vehicle. However, generally means reapplication after each swim applies to them.

All good sunscreens contain antioxidants, these include vitamin C, vitamin E, green tea, grape seed extract. They protect the skin from damage and premature aging, but do not block the sun's rays!

 Not all sunscreens are the same
 Now, choose a sunscreen that is suitable to their skin type:

For light skin
Light skin more than others prone to sunburn, so the degree of protection it should be high SPF record is not less than 30. As the active ingredients from the sun - you need a so-called physical barrier is such components as titania (titanium dioxide) and zinc oxide (zinc oxide).

For aging skin
It is better to clarify: in case you are using anti-aging retinoid (refers to funds such as Retin-A, Renova, creams with retinol, vitamin A). Retinol - peeling component, after the skin becomes more sensitive, unprotected, the sun's rays in combination with retinol - a great deal of harm to the skin. Therefore, creams with retinol - alone at night. A day such skin that is exposed to retinol, should be carefully protected from the sun. This requires a cream with an index of at least SPF 30, and physical blocks (zinc oxide, titanium dioxide), they are less irritating to the skin than chemical blocks.

For oily skin
It is best suited sunscreen (and sunblock) without oil, non-comedogenic and fragrance free. Try to find a means in the form of gels or sprays are usually light and non-greasy and do not clog the pores.

For sensitive skin
As mentioned above, the physical protection creams less likely to irritate the skin, so suitable creams with titanium dioxide or zinc oxide.

 Not all sunscreens are the same
 For dark skin
You can safely use cream-based chemical units because physical (dioxide, zinc oxide and titanium oxide) will be left on the skin or chalky gray divorces. The form of release - the best semi-transparent gels or sprays.

For the children's skin
Solar filter must be 25 or higher SPF. If a child with allergies, choose a cream without perfume. For infants - means the physical unit for older children - or mixed with chemical filters.
Author: Vasilisa Cousin