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Hello everyone,

I'm on day 30 of my Accutane course and so far I'm quite pleased with the results. Although I'm still not clear my face is A LOT smoother and everything seems to be healing. Other than redness and chapped lips, I'm not really experiencing bad side effects.

I walk to and from school 3 times a day, each time being a 10 minute walk (About 30 minutes of sun basically). It's getting quite a bit warmer so I'm wondering if I should start wearing sunscreen. Currently I put on Aveeno Ultra Calming Moisturizer with SPF 15 every morning, so my question is if it is enough. Do I need to buy a separate sunscreen, and if so which one and what should the SPF level be.

Thanks in advance,


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I'd just wear a hat & sunglasses when outside if possible.

neutrogena dry touch spf 45 is a nice sunblock if you wish to get extra protection. i dont think it would be necessary though...

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Keep using your face lotion with spf. You shouldnt have to use anything over 30spf for daily use. I recently read that anything over 30spf on your face can be irritating.

Neutrogena makes a good spf mist thats easy to put on in the morning, or they make pratically every lotion with spf now.

30spf is good for up to 4 hours, but you shouldnt have to reapply during your normal day.

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