I am seriously pale, and covered in freckles so it’s safe to say, my skin isn’t particularly sun-friendly. Due to my skin tone, I burn very, very easily and I always wear a minimum of factor 50 sun protection every single day. When I was on holiday in Ibiza nearly ten years ago, I ran out of my factor 50 and used a friends factor 15 whilst we were on a boat trip (I was young and naive) and I got so badly burnt that in the evening I had to go to the local emergency centre as I had huge weeping blisters all over my legs and I was very poorly. Fast forward ten years, I still have scars on my thighs as the burns were so severe. That was definitely my worst sunburn incident and was entirely my own fault, but I am now always so exceptionally careful with my sun protection. Last year I bought the Ambre Solaire Dry Mist as I liked the prospect of a non-greasy and a non-sticky suncream. However the formula was so dry that I couldn’t tell where I’d applied it, so I ended up using so much per application to ensure I was thoroughly protected, that it only lasted for a small amount of uses which is pretty pricey considering it’s £16 a bottle. This year I decided I wanted to try the Riemann P20 Once a Day Sun Protection as I’ve read so many rave reviews, and it has really impressive claims.
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