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henna
04-13-2012, 08:48 PM
Does SPF products like these Doc Martin’s of Maui help in reducing the risk of cancer?

I've been hearing a lot about these and looking forward to be safe as much as I can.

vencasand
04-14-2012, 12:41 PM
I have never heard of doc martins of maui but a sunscreen with 30spf or higher is what you want to use. put it on 1/2 hr before you go to the beach or be in the sun. this allows the sunscreen to soak into your skin giving you protection. reapply it if you go swimming. i know it is a pain in the butt but will be worth it to protect your skin now rather than trying to fix your skin later.

nuttymadam
07-03-2012, 01:37 PM
spf doesnt take into account uva rays. You can have a sunscreen which is spf but doesnt block uva rays.

uva rays are which leads to skin cancer

emma

y34963
07-04-2012, 04:48 AM
Use a broad spectrum sunscreen and it will reduce your chances of getting cancer. Like Brenda sas apply before you go outside and after swimming