The AAD recommends SPF 30 or above. As long as you are re-applying frequently, using the proper amount of sunscreen, and using a hat/ seeking shade, 30 should be sufficient. If not, it does not hurt to do a higher SPF, but I definitely recommend physical blockers over chemical blockers as you will be more sensitive w the retinA
I hope that helps
Dr. Mohiba Tareen Tareen Dermatology, Roseville, Minn Castle Connoly's America's Top Cosmetic Dermatologists Adjunct Assistant Professor Univ of MN Dept of Dermatology www.TareenDermatology.com
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