Girl, I wish it were true.
Truth: sunscreen breaks down when it is exposed to UV light (sunlight and indoor light). The more light you’re exposed to throughout the day, the more often you need to reapply. If you are having a beach day that means every 2 hours at a minimum. If you are running errands with the kids all day (intermittent sunlight exposure), that means you can probably stretch it out a little longer between reapplications, but still probably 3-4 times a day.
When is a once daily application enough? Rarely. Unless you spend the day in a dark room without the lights off with blackout curtains and no screen time (ahem, your phone).
I get it. Reapplying sunscreen is hella annoying. Especially if you only use a liquid sunscreen. Who wants to put liquid sunscreen on top of makeup? No one, that’s who.
The answer? Powdered sunscreen.
My two favorites for re-application throughout the day:
I know it’s annoying and a hassle, but if you aren’t spending time and energy protecting yourself from the damaging (and aging) effects of sun exposure...what are you even doing?
I won’t let you waste money on Botox or expensive skincare routines if you won’t use sunscreen. It’s for your own good
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