Protect Your Skin From Sun Damage
Best Sunscreens Stonington & New London CT, Westerly RI
Physical sunscreens, such as ultra micronized zinc or titanium, provide broad spectrum (reflect both UVA and UVB light) protection from the sunlight. Sunscreens should be at least an SPF 30 and applied at least a half hour before going out in the sun, and should be reapplied every 2-3 hours.
Sunscreens offered at Dr Duke's office - Stonington, CT
EltaMD® UV Lip Balm Broad-Spectrum SPF 31 soothes and UV protects dry, chapped and sun-exposed lips. Transparent zinc oxide, antioxidants, and creamy, long-lasting moisturizers are blended in a sheer, water-resistant formula. EltaMD® UV Lip Balm contains 5% Hydromanil which is a three-dimensional glycol-matrix delivery system that releases moisturizing molecules sequentially into the stratum corneum, resulting in a highly significant improvement of both immediate and long-lasting skin hydration.
EltaMD® UV Pure SPF 47: 10.0% transparent zinc oxide Antioxidants help absorb free radicals Water-resistant (80 minutes) Gentle and lightweight UVA/UVB sun protection Fragrance-free, oil-free, paraben-free, sensitivity-free, hormone-free, dye-free, gluten-free and noncomedogenic. Elta® UV Pure Broad-Spectrum SPF 47 for extra sensitive skin, chemical-free, gentle and light weight, very water resistant.
Replenix SPF50 Green Tea Sunscreen is packed with antioxidants and 6% micronized zinc oxide to both treat and protect the skin. Very non-greasy, elegant, non-whitening. Contains a wonderful moisturizing yet oil free base: glycerin, triglycerides, and cucumber. Anti--oxidants to calm and repair the skin cells include: silymarin (from the milk thistle plant), bisabolol (from chamomile), ectoin, vitamin E, Green Tea Polyphenols, and caffeine. Residue free and transparent. Often used as a make-up base, make-up primer, and facial moisturizer on its own.
VI Derm SPF 50+ combines zinc and octinoxate providing superior broad spectrum protection from UVA and UVB rays. The water resistant formula remains active up to 40 minutes while participating in vigorous aerobic activity(water or sweat). Its light formulation feels weightless on the skin .