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Suncare at Boots

You don’t need us to tell you that sun care is important. Staying out in the sun for long periods of time unprotected can cause damage. Serious damage, like sunburn, heatstroke, dehydration and even skin cancer. That’s why you need to always be protected when you go out in the sun. But we know that when you take a look at all the sun protection you can purchase it might seem a little overwhelming. SPF what? After sun? There’s no need to worry. We’re here to help. 

First things first, sun cream. Each bottle of sun cream is rated with an SPF number. SPF refers to how long that sun cream will keep you protected. So, if you generally burn after half an hour when you’re in the sun a bottle of SPF 30 sun cream will keep you protected for 30 times that length (15 hours). You still need to reapply sun cream often though, especially if you’ve taken a dip in the water or have dried yourself with a towel. Children need really high SPF sun cream, as their skin is much more sensitive to the sun than adults. 

Now, we all love a good tan. Golden brown and lounging by the pool. That’s the dream, right? But tanning also needs to be healthy and not damaging to the skin. Luckily there is a way to get that beautiful tan and stay safe. We have a great range of fake tans that will leave you looking naturally bronzed without any lasting damage. Or if you have already tanned naturally and just need a little extra something to boost it, grab yourself a tan enhancer.

We know that you can still feel a bit overwhelmed when trying to find the sun care product that’ll protect you perfectly. That’s why we have our experienced staff on hand to answer any questions you may have. We also regularly have offers on our sun care products, so remember to keep your eye out for them!