What I don’t get with those pictures is that with every single product the eyelids are well protected. I don’t know about anyone else but I certainly wouldn’t put foundation or “face powder” over my eyelids.
No I don’t bother putting it on my eyelids either Toril but this example implies that everyone is putting everything on their eyelids which under normals circs no one would. AND that they’re doing so to the degree that the eyelids are better protected than the rest of their faces. I don’t quite think it’s right somehow.
In Australia brands are no longer allowed to describe sunscreen as ‘once a day’. In the UK, there’s no such rule — but the UK’s Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association (CTPA) says that the industry is trying to move toward using the term ‘durable sunscreen’. ‘All sun protection products, including durable sunscreens, must adhere to strict legislation that not only requires them to be safe, but they have to deliver the protection claimed on the pack,’ says Emma Meredith, a pharmacist and director-general of the CTPA.
A long but very interesting article below, worth reading. I am in the sun a great deal and only ever wear a little sunscreen on my neck and shoulders if I am going to be walking about in the midday sun for a length of time.I don't sunbathe but I do sit on our front steps which are a suntrap, for 10 minutes each day in full sunshine without any protection as it is good for my health. My doctor told me that he regularly sees sun worshippers who are a deep mahagony colour but have low levels of vitamin D. This is my choice but I do think there is far too much scaremongering.Deadly melanomas are rare but we are still encouraged to rub chemicals into our skin, the largest organ in the body, daily. Plane crashes are rare, but we still fly..