VERIFY: Is SPF foundation or moisturizer enough?

With the summertime heat, protecting one's skin becomes more of a priority. But is it okay to rely on just foundation or moisturizer with SPF, instead of regular sunscreen?

With the summertime heat, protecting one’s skin becomes more of a priority. But is it okay to rely on just foundation or moisturizer with SPF, instead of regular sunscreen? 

Our Verify Team took a closer look, and here’s what we found:

  • According to Dr. Elizabeth Tanzi, 9,730 people are expected to die from melanoma this year.
  • She says that foundation or moisturizer with SPF isn’t enough.
  • Instead, you should always apply sunscreen first, underneath it.

In conclusion, we can verify that your foundation or moisturizer with SPF is not enough to protect you. Dr. Tanzi even says a little sun on a regular basis can add up, and it is important to use sunscreen everyday! 

VERIFY: Sources 

Dr. Elizabeth Tanzi, Capital Laser and Skin Care 

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