questionswhat spf of sunscreen do you use?

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I use a 10 SPF. Get a little sun without the sunburn.

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85. I do not play nice with the sun. (Although technically, it is labeled "sunblock" at that level.) I tend to just call it "SPF Goth". :P

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None/no sunscreen.

Open the curtains/raise the blinds? Go outside? Good one.

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For some reason the sun doesn't mess with me much so I typically don't use it.

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No SPF for me. If I'm gonna die anyway, I might as well look tan when I go.

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You guys are lucky (besides inkycatz). My Irish/English self doesn't always agree with the sun. I usually use a 30 SPF and still get a nice tan throughout the summer. I went on a hike the other weekend with my mom and she handed me 100 SPF, I had to laugh.

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Bain de Soliel orange gelee (SPF 4) is about as sun screening as I get. I need the vitamin D. The best, quickest and cheapest way I can get it is via the sun.

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Highest I can get. Minimum 45, but I own a bottle of Neutrogena 100+. Usually, though, I just wear long (loose cotton or linen) sleeves and a broad hat, because I really hate the gunky feeling of sunscreen on my face.

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SPF 30 on my face every day and on any other exposed skin if I know I'm going to be outside more than an hour or so.

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@lavikinga: Love that stuff! When I want to tan, that's the only product I will use. Pricey, but worth it.

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SPF??? Is that what you call a hat???

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SPF 85 and 100???
And someone said there is no such thing as Vampires....

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@gement: lol yeah, that's the same stuff my mom had

@hobbitss:

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50 right now but I just use whatever the kids have.

Make sure you're covered for UVA too - check the ingredients people!

http://breakingnews.ewg.org/2011sunscreen/

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SPF 15 under an umbrella...and I still burn.

I don't really get my skin. I don't have a fair skin color, yet I burn pretty easily.

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The hat is protect others from a high reflective index on sunny days...

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85 spray on by Banana Boat. It's gets stupid down here in Houston.

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if im at the lake or the beach for a day, i'll use 50. if i'm just going to be in the yard or hte pool for an hour or two i use 30. i have alot of irish in me and i dont tan, i turn red, then pink, then back to stark white. i also get random "moles" that turn up over night and have to go get them cut and tested. so far no malignant stuff but as sensitive as my skin is i dont take any chances. i wouldn't be at all surprised if i had to deal with skin cancer at some point, so i try to do as much as i can to prevent it.

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I use SPF 85 in the summer (and winter when it is sunny). I drive with the top down all the time so, it makes sense to take precautions.

It is Neutrogena Ultra Sheer.

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If I know I'll be in the sun for more than a few minutes, I use SPF 30. If I know I'll just see a direct sun a little here and there I use Aveeno lotion w/ SPF 15, especially on my tattoos. Gotta protect my investments! lol

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I typically use (and reapply) 30 when I will be out all day otherwise I don't use any.

Note: if you are looking to get Vitamin D, you have to go out for 15 minutes without sunscreen between 12PM and 3PM.

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@beckerscall: 15 minutes on arms, hands, face, and legs without sunscreen should give one about 20,000 IUs of vitamin D that the body easily converts & uses. I laughed like a fool when my doctor said "I can't believe I'm telling my patient NOT to use sunscreen & go out in the sun..."

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I typically use SPF 30, sometimes SPF 15 if I won't be exposed to the sun for too long or I've already developed a nice base. My favorite brand of sunscreen is Coppertone, the old-fashioned rub-it-on kind. I can't stand the new(er) spray-on stuff because I think it tends to go on unevenly and leaves a film on my skin, plus the bottle never seems to last as long.

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I don't really need it unless I'm spending 8 or 10 hours in direct sunlight. My wife and kids use 30 SPF. My dad is a ginger and he's had a couple dermatologists tell him that anything over 30 SPF is pretty much just marketing.

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Most sunscreens give me rashes worse than sunburns, so I wear long sleeves and suffer.

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Neutrogena 30 on my face and a hat, a 15 on the rest of me. I just have slight color which is fine.