With my trip to the Dominican Republic imminent I went on the hunt for some high SPF sun factor to combat predicted 37 degree sun!
Photo taken on Cayo Levantado, Dominican Republic, also known as Bacardi Island due to the adverts being filmed on the beach location.
Usually my summer holidays are cooler with temperatures around 25-30 degrees so I needed to ensure I was ready for the heat and the more intense sunshine of the Caribbean. This is why I tried a SPF 50 sun protection from ERiiS SUN.
ERiiS SUN have a range of sun care products my choice was the triple action SPF 50 in a handy pump bottle. Firstly the bottle was a life saver. It was so easy to use and ensured I didn’t empty too much product into my hands and waste it. Also I am a nightmare with sprays, I just cannot get the hang of them and end up blocking the spray novel with sand.
The cream has a triple action to fight UVA, UVB and Infrared- A in other words the rays that cause ageing, long term skin damage and burning! Ouch!
I love having a tan, but I hate burning. I admit I was concerned that wearing such a high factor would mean I would not get a tan, but I was totally wrong. The cream includes carrot fresh extract which hydrates the skin and helps to form a more even tan. Vitamins A, C and E help the skin limit the risk of erythema (skin redness) and abnormal pigmentation. After years of sun damage I had a chemical peel to reduce some of the sun pigmentation on my face a few years ago. This means my skin is extra sensitive and I need to be really careful in the sunshine. The last thing I wanted to do was cause more pigmentation and have to undergo a peel again.
I really liked the ERiiS SUN cream, it was a nice consistency and not to greasy. It did not transfer to my clothes or swimwear and best of all it done the job. I used it daily and came home with a wonderful tan even on my legs! Which is unheard of. The best part is it lasts. A week away and daily use and I still have enough for my second summer holiday, total value for money,
ERiiS Sun costs from £14.95 and is available from www.vie-healthcare.com