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IN Lifestyle ON 11 Jul, 2016
Sunscreen definitely holds the most important part of our cosmetics. We are meticulous about applying sunscreens before we step out into the sun. We always cover our face with sunscreen as we are in fear of getting sunburns and sun tan. But is the face only region which is exposed to the sun? Obviously NO! Then why do we forget to cover other body parts with sunscreen?
Here are the nine weird body parts where you shouldn't forget to apply sunscreen at any cost!
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Make sure before going out in the sun you apply sunscreen on your scalp. If you are hesitant to apply sunscreen lotion on your scalp, use a spray instead.
Lips are sensitive and have the high risk of sun damage. Therefore it should never be left bare. Sunscreens keep the lips moist and protect it from sunburns.
We often make the mistake by applying the sunscreen only on the front of legs and leave the back region of the legs. The most common area for getting a sunburn is the back of knees, so don't forget to apply sunscreen there.
Apart from coating face, chin and forehead, it is important to protect the edge of the faces as the entire face is at the risk of getting sun damage. So, don't forget to apply sunscreen at the corners of the visage.
Just like the lips, ears are also a prime target for getting sunburns. While applying sunscreen, don't forget to pay attention to your ears.
Cover and protect your foot, ankle region between the toes and area under the nails with sunscreen.
Wearing sunglasses and hats is not just enough to protect eyelids from sunburns. Apply sunscreen on eyelids to protect it from skin cancer. Make sure you don't apply sunscreen with chemicals at it may cause irritation in eyes.
Applying sunscreen on the underarms is equally important as the area at the back of knees, foot and side of the face.
Make sure you cover your palms and back of your hands with sunscreen and reapply it. As hands are exposed to the sun more than any other body parts.