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Why the need to wait 20 minutes after applying sunscreen?
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Ashster
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Mon Jul 20, 2015 1:44 pm      Reply with quote
I remember reading an article in the mid 1990s which said that the minute the sunscreen gets put on your skin, it's working. The 15-20 minute thing had to do making sure you apply sunscreen before going outdoors, since some people wait until they are in their car or in their workplace before putting on sunscreen. But nowadays you supposedly need 20 minutes for the sunscreen to be absorbed into your skin? Is that really the case?
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Mon Jul 20, 2015 8:50 pm      Reply with quote
It is suggested that chemical sunscreens need time to be absorbed.

Physical or mineral sunscreens do not as they stay on the surface of the skin.

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Sun Jan 24, 2016 10:15 pm      Reply with quote
becasue chemical sunscreens need time to be absorbed.
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Thu Mar 31, 2016 1:46 am      Reply with quote
In order to make sunscreen better absorption
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