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6 Tips To Avoid Sunburns During the #EndSARS Protest

EndSARS Nora Awolowo
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You might have also taken to the street to make sure the voices of Nigerians are being heard. As you do so, it’s also important you keep your skin in check so as to avoid sunburn.

Exposure to too much ultraviolet rays from the sun can lead to sunburns on your skin. We’ve complied ways to help you avoid sunburns after a long time in the sun during the #EndSARS protest.

The sun is extremely strong, not just from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., but from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.” 

Believe it or not, its true. That why it’s vital that you protect your skin at all cost.

1. Apply Suncreen

Sunscreen is very important when you’re out in the sun often. Make sure to use a broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30.

2. Cover Outfits

Apart from sunscreen, covering up your body with hats and clothing are also good forms of sun protection. Make sure to wear a wide-brimmed hat or bucket hat or a face cap so that it can cover up the top of your head, neck, face and ears.

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3. Usage of Aloe Vera gel

Aloe vera gel has healing powers and can help to soothe the irritation from sunburns. If you are unable to extract the gel from the plant itself, you can make use of skin moisturiser with aloe vera in it.

4. Look for shade

The sun is strongest during peak hours from 10am to 4pm. Try to seek shade once in a while or you can either go with an umbrella or stay under a shady tree.

5. Make use of Sunglasses

6. Stay hydrated

Drinking a lot of water helps to boost your skin hydration. Sunburns draw fluid to the skin’s surface and away from the rest of the body. Thus, you need to avoid dehydration by drinking as much water as you can.

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Photo via Twitter @kemismallzz

And also, don’t forget to adhere to the COVID-19 instructions. Always go along with a facemask and hand sanitizer to prevent yourself against the virus. 

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