Much helps a lot: Who cleans the sunscreen, should not be too savory.
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Almost everyone suntan lotion commercially protects against UV rays. That is Stiftung Warentest he learned of the investigation ("test"Issue 7/2019) What sunscreen is really good and what products you need to avoid, read here.
Stiftung Warentest 2019 is current: only those who are sufficiently creamy are well protected
The condition for protection is, however, that you use enough sunscreen. Because the rule is "padding instead of spilling": According to experts, an 1.80-meter adult needs about three tablespoons of sun protection to properly cure his whole body. That's about 40 milliliters. If it is then considered that sunscreens should be applied regularly after creams after sweating or swimming, a bottle of 200 ml should be reached for a maximum of five days.
Travelers should therefore have more bottles on vacation – or buy locally. At least international branded brands should have the same quality abroad as in Germany. However, sunscreen is often much more expensive in vacation destinations.
Stiftung Warentest tests sunscreens: especially cheap products convince
Of the 19 sunscreen tested on sun protection factors of 30, 50 or 50+, 17 products are either "good" or "very good" according to the product. Among the winners of the tests are also very cheap discount and drugstore products: "Very good" sunscreen, ie from 1.10 € per 100 milliliters to the dm-drug market.
Test! These six products are rated as "very good"
- Sundance sunblock with SPF 30 * per dm (1.23 euros per 100 ml)
- Ombre Sun Ultra Sensitive Sunscreen SPF 30 from Aldi (3,90 EUR for 100 ml)
- Sunscreen Elk with SPF 30 from Edeke (1.10 euros per 100 ml)
- Sun Spray Sensitive with LSF 50 * by Jean & Len (5,20 euros per 100 ml)
- Sun Ozone Sunflower * with LSF 50 from Rossmann (1.63 euros per 100 ml)
- Lavozon sunblock with LSF 50 from Müller (1.23 euros per ml)
Sunscreen in the test: OVI Sunscreen Deeps
For those who, on the other hand, prefer to use more expensive products, at this point it should be said that only two sets of sun protection products have fallen into the Stiftung Warentest test. Accordingly, the products would be below the claimed sun protection factor. In addition, one of the sun cream contains the criticized scent of Lilial, suspected of affecting reproductive ability and altering the genetic material. Also i Check out the sun for the Ecotest Some sunscreens have been shown to be carcinogenic. Stiftung Warentest said these products were rated as "bad":
- Ritual of Karma Moisturizing Sunscreen SPF 30 by Rituals (9.30 EUR for 100 ml)
- Sunscreen SPF 30 from Speicka (21.70 EUR per 100 ml)
But one thing you must not forget: Only those who regularly creams are sufficiently protected from dangerous UV rays. Even the best sunscreen will not change it. Especially important: Refresh the sunscreen after bathing and swimming.
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