We know the only safe sun is the fake sun, but what happens when the fake tan goes bad?! Learn how to fix a botched tan in this DermTV.com episode, How to Fix a Bad Fake Tan. You can also tune in this week for How to Remove Warts and Lip Balm Acne. Don’t forget to tune in to the next live episode of DermTV.com next Thursday, April 29th at 12pm EST (www.dermtv.com/live).
We all use sunscreen, but are we using enough? Find out how sunscreen you should use on your face in Dr. Schultz’s tip of the week!
Dr. Schultz’s Tip of the Week: How Much Sunscreen to Use on Your Face
As it warms up outside, but not quite enough to spend time at the beach, and thus you're still only applying sunscreen on your face and hands, how much do you need? Using too much can be uncomfortable and "goopy," and did you know that not using enough can cut the delivered SPF by the square root of the stated SPF (e.g., a 15 becomes a 4, a 50 becomes a 7)? It's simple: for traditional sunscreens use an amount equal to the size of a nickel, and for chem-free sunblocks, use an amount equal to a pea!
Catch up on last week's episodes:
• Can You Use Retin-A and Antioxidants
• Living With Acne
• What Are Warts