SPF Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Sunscreen?

Jul 31st 2009 Oct 10th 2017

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SPF measures protection against all of the sun's rays.
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  1. SPF measures protection against all of the sun's rays.

    Correct Answer: False

  2. If you wear SPF, you can tan safely.

    Correct Answer: False

  3. UVA rays are more damaging than UVB rays.

    Correct Answer: False

  4. You don't need SPF if you're in the water.

    Correct Answer: False

  5. SPF works as soon as you put it on the skin.

    Correct Answer: False

  6. SPF 60 provides twice as much protection as SPF 30.

    Correct Answer: False

  7. Since clothes have SPF, you can't get a sunburn through clothing.

    Correct Answer: False

  8. Taking ibuprofen boosts the effect of SPF.

    Correct Answer: False

  9. A hat and sunglasses provide enough SPF to protect your face.

    Correct Answer: False

  10. Two layers of SPF 15 equals as much protection as SPF 30.

    Correct Answer: False

  11. SPF. Sun Protection Factor. Three pretty small words, but they hold a lot of power. This little bit of information is listed on countless bottles of sunscreen on thousands of drugstore shelves all over the world. This information can help prevent sun damage and skin cancer when used properly.&nbsp`sc`But how do any of us know how to use it properly" If you're out there scanning the backs of bottles and still confused, take this quick quiz to gauge your understanding of SPF.&nbsp`sc`Answer True or False to the following questions:

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