The Sun has got his hat on - Eczema & Suncream Problems

Yesterday the sun was shining and that made me think about sun creams/lotions. We all know that sun protection is important but finding a brand suitable for my sensitive skin and eczema is not an easy task. The dilemma for me each year is whether to buy a chemical free sunscreen or a chemical one. I have had skin reactions from both types so I sit on the fence with this. Often my reason for purchase simply boils down to my budget at that time.

The only high street brand that does not bring me out in a rash is Garnier Ambre Solaire. My personal favourite from the range is the Light & Silky Milk. It really does what it says on the bottle. It is easily to apply and disappears into the skin with little effort. By the end of the day I do not get that sticky feeling that makes you want to head straight into the shower and exfoliate.

If you have a few more pennies in your pocket and want to try a chemical free sun cream I recommend trying Lavera Sun Care line. From the range I have tried the sun cream for body, face and the shimmer aftersun. I loved them all. The lotions have a nice fragrance, are easy to apply as not to heavy and absorb into the skin nicely. I have check online and I notice that the sun care line has a new look and formulas. I have yet to try these out.

The other year I was on a beach holiday in Europe and I came out in a nasty rash. I can not be sure of the cause but the first thing I did was buy a new sun cream. I purchased Avene sun care in a local chemist. The lotion was light and easy to apply, no chalky residue and is also paraben free. I have not tried purchasing this within the UK but I am sure there must be a stockist online.

I have heard good things about sun protection ranges from Liz Earle, Green People and Proderm Sun Mousse but I have not tried them for myself.

Have you tried these brands? What did you think? What are your thoughts on natural ingredient sun protection? Do you have any recommendations for me?


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