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Which sunscreen is best suited for post laser skin resurfacing?

Skin, Hair & Nails Aesthetic Medicine Laser Treatment
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Hi there,

Sunscreens that are best suited for post laser resurfacing are those that fulfill the following 3 main criteria:

1) SPF 30 and above (adequately protects against UVB which causes redness and sunburns)

2) PA +++ (adequately protects against UVA which causes pigmentation

3) Minimally irritating as the skin after laser resurfacing tends to be sensitive; pure physical sunscreens may be less irritating compared to chemical sunscreens. 

Many international sunscreen brands will have a product that fulfills these 3 main criteria. Hope this helps you find the right sunscreen to use after your skin resurfacing!

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