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When you are selecting your SPF (Sun Protection Factor) level for sunscreen, do you know exactly what the differet levels mean? If not, you are not alone.

Here is the scoop on how much of the sun’s rays each level of SPF protects you from.

SPF 4 blocks 75% of the suns rays (allowing 25% through)

SPF 8 blocks 87.5% of the suns rays (allowing 12.5% through)

SPF 15 blocks 93.3% of the suns rays (allowing 6.7% through)

SPF 30 blocks 96.7% of the suns rays (allowing 3.3% through)

SPF 50 blocks 98% of the suns rays (allowing 2% through)