Is your skin getting darker after applying Sunscreen? Why it happens? What you can do about it

Sunscreen helps in creating a layer on top of the skin, which helps in protecting your skin from harmful rays. Besides, it also protects the skin from becoming dry. But some people say that applying sunscreen makes their skin appear dark and dull.

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Sunscreen for face is well known as sunblock as well as suntan lotion widely across the world because as the name suggests it blocks sun rays to reach your melanin pigment. It also helps to protect your skin from pigmentation, sun tan, etc. It is mostly seen that everyone doesn't use the correct sunscreen according to their skin type or may be they are not applying correctly. To make the skin healthy and glowing, we adopt skin care routines and various remedies. One of which is sunscreen. It is very important to apply it before going out in the sun in every season. Because our skin can get damaged due to the ultraviolet rays of the sun. In such a situation, sunscreen protects our skin from these harmful rays. There are many types of sunscreens available in the market. But you should choose it according to your skin tone and need. With this, skin related problems like sunburn can be prevented.

What Sunscreen do to our skin? 

Sunscreen helps in creating a layer on top of the skin, which helps in protecting your skin from harmful rays. Besides, it also protects the skin from becoming dry. But some people say that applying sunscreen makes their skin appear dark and dull. Does the same happen with you too? Actually, there could be many reasons behind this. Let us know about them.

Why after applying sunscreen, our skin looks dark? 

Nowadays, many brands and types of sunscreen are available in the market. But it is not necessary that all of them suit your skin. Sometimes the ingredients or chemicals present in them do not suit your skin or it may be that you are not using sunscreen according to your skin texture and type. Due to which your face looks dark. Therefore, before buying sunscreen, keep your skin type in mind. If there is any kind of skin related problem then choose it after consulting an expert. They will be able to suggest you the right sunscreen.

What is correct way to apply it? 

After washing face, first apply moisturizer and then sunscreen. Be sure to apply it on the face as well as the throat and neck. Sunscreen can be applied 2 to 3 times a day. You can also do makeup after this. Also, nowadays many types of SPF creams are available in the market. Also keep in mind that apply sunscreen 15 to 20 minutes before going out, so that it gets absorbed into your skin.