Sunscreen expiration dating
Yes, our body sunscreens are safe for use on the face and vice versa, however our body lotions will feel a little bit thicker than our face formulas.
Additionally, if using our body sprays on the face, we suggest first spraying onto the hands and pressing onto the face.
Our classic sunscreen should be applied at least 30 minutes before sun exposure, while our mineral sunscreens are effective right after application.of half-full bottles, and they're all sitting there in that cupboard under your bathroom sink. We hit up cosmetic dermatologist, Dr Mervyn Patterson from Woodford Medical, to find out - once and for all - what's the deal with sun cream going bad? And most importantly, how do you know if it's expired? There will also be a 'fall in sun protection', hence the burning. Leaving your sunscreen baking in the sun, whether it's on the beach, or in the back window of your car, may trigger degradation of the formula, and that renders the product useless. Just remember, if in doubt chuck the old stuff and pick up a new bottle - we know sun cream can be pretty pricey, but it's worth protecting your skin no matter what. Well, there's a greater likelihood of 'contact reactions' with the skin, which means it could be irritating. So now we know what to do (and what not to do) to give our SPF the longest life possible...After your payment is verified, it takes up to 24 hours to process and ship your order. Purchases made after 9 am PST will not be shipped out until the next business day.If you order after 9 am PST on a Friday, your order will likely be shipped out on the following Monday.