We know our readers are a smart bunch—but we’d bet that even the most sun-savvy folks still have a few things that they could learn about sun protection and SPF.
Case in point: Earlier this month we met with the founder of Supergoop! and sunscreen expert, Holly Thaggard. She set us straight about some common SPF myths including how long sunscreen really lasts, and the truth about using water-resistant formulas. Before you venture outside this weekend, watch the video below to brush up on any tips you may not have known:
Around the Birchbox office, I am known as the sunblock pusher. “Don’t forget your SPF” and “be sure to reapply throughout the day” are things you will commonly hear me saying. As a fair-skinned gal, I learned in my early twenties the dangers of being casual with your sun protection. Ever since, I’ve tried to spread the good SPF word. That’s why I was particularly excited to meet Holly Thaggard, the founder of sunscreen empire Supergoop!, recently in New York.