I Wear Sunscreen Every Day

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

    Why Does Everything Work Better Than Lotion?

    Even sunscreen moisturizes better than the average lotion, I'm literally in love with Banana Boat right now.
    Infinite9 Infinite9
    70+, F
    Mar 19, 2012

    That Bad Old Sun! ! !

    Much of my work for many years was doing field studies out in Africa's blistering heat. Sunscreens were not yet available and I did all I could to cover my arms and wear a hat. I even wore two pairs of sunglasses to protect my eyes from the glare of the paper and used green paper...
    Qagidi Qagidi
    46-50, M
    Mar 11, 2012

    I live in Vancouver - it's raining eight months

    of the year. But I slap some 45 on my face first thing after showering. Prevention through protection is the only scientifically proven form of "anti-aging."
    InfiniteTess InfiniteTess
    31-35, F
    Feb 14, 2014

    I kind of have to, I'm

    so pale I get a sunburn even on cloudy days lol
    ilovethecure ilovethecure
    18-21, F
    May 4, 2014

    Too White!

    Im a really white girl. I even get sunburned in the winter. Weird? I know, im jist THAT white! I have to wear it or iburn badly. People think i wear blush when in fact its from the sun. I have had many heat strokes. I live in the desert and the sun depresses me. I have grown to...
    DalasRae DalasRae
    18-21, F
    Dec 4, 2011


    I wear sunscreen every day.I have done so since I was six months old(albeit my mom was applying it at the time),I do it because I do not want skin cancer,and because my dermatologist says that the sun causes ninety percent of premature aging of the skin.My appearance is quite...
    Trikka Trikka
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 19, 2008

    It's A Must!

    I keep a can of Neutrogena Fresh Cooling Body Mist Sunblock near my front door so that I remember to give my face a good spraying every time I leave the house. I have my dad's sensitive skin- it's pale, never tans, and burns quickly! If I don't use sunblock daily, my skin gets...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 3, 2009

    Wear Sunscreen As a Tan Protection

    Pakistani culture requires females to be fair so I have to put it on twice a day. The melanin production varies depending on the weather. However, sunscreen help tho! They are some which makes u appear fairer instantly lol. Dunno. I don't mind being tanned but society won;t...
    xile xile
    1 Response Jul 19, 2008


    I've always been faired skinned but I only recently took interest into preventing aging and taking care of my skin rather than applying make-up. I started to apply sunscreen on a daily basis and yes, it makes a difference. My skin is so soft, and I don't even need to wear...
    Sacha28 Sacha28
    18-21, F
    Dec 16, 2009

    Skin Cancer, My Story.

    I was diagnosed with skin cancer a month ago. I've never been one to spend time in the sun, and living in the UK I rarely get the opportunity! I had an op to remove my basal cell carcinoma two weeks ago. It has left me with an 'interesting' scar on my right forearm. My ever...
    Beardieman Beardieman
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Jul 14, 2011
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