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A skin scientist shares the cause of most skin concerns

sun damaged skin

Wrinkles, loss of elasticity, hyperpigmentation and age spots.

PhD-qualified scientist & founder of prescription skin care platform, Qr8, Dr Michelle Squires says the sun is to blame for them all. In fact, Dr Squires suggests that 70-90% of all skin concerns are caused by sun damage.

With decades of experience in skin research, we're going to take her word for it.

So here are some of our favourite SPF's for your face...


ANTHELIOS TINTED FLUID SPF50+ is a lightweight and tinted facial sunscreen that provides very high UVA/UVB broad-spectrum protection. It also helps prevent skin damage caused by sun exposure.

Bondi Sands Daily Moisturising Face SPF 50+ Sunscreen Lotion

Bondi Sands Daily Moisturising Face SPF 50+ Sunscreen Lotion is enriched with Vitamin E, non greasy and fragrance free.

Invisible Zinc Sheer Defence Tinted Moisturiser is water resistant for 2 hours & a great option for anyone with sensitive skin.

Ella Bache Sunguard foundation

Ella Bache Great Sunguard SPF40 Foundation comes in a range of shades and is enriched with lanolin.

Dr Michelle Squires says that every person's skin is different with unique needs, but the one thing we all need is sunscreen. So no matter what, lather that SPF on every day, even on those where you can't see the sun in the sky!


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