Here are four very important tips to obtain the best results when using Safe Sea sunscreen:
Apply at least 30 minutes before exposure to the sun or the first bath.
Spread the sunscreen generously over the whole body. The skin should be completely dry when applying the product.
Do not leave any areas unprotected: a jellyfish will discharge its stinging cells with the minimum of contact.
What quantity should be applied? To evaluate the effectiveness of a sunscreen’s SPF for any individual skin type, it should be tested, by applying 2mg/cm2 of product to the back. A typical adult, 1,70m tall needs approximately 30ml of sunscreen of appropriate SPF to complete body coverage. Less will not provide appropriate solar protection.
To ensure correct application we would recommend following the “7 Teaspoon Rule” created by a dermatologist. This recommends applying a teaspoonful (of Safe Sea) to each of the seven parts of the body (i.e. legs, arms, torso, back & face):