Best Damn Skincare For Golfers

What to look for in buying the right sunscreen.

Released on 4/11/2016

Transcript

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Thinking about playing golf today?
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Yeah?
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Well, I hope you bring protection.
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Otherwise you're gonna end up with cracked lips,
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a wicked sunburn, and enough bug bites to make you wish
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you played a safer sport, you know, like boxing or rugby.
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I'm talking about you need lip balm, sunscreen,
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and insect repellent the next time you play.
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Lucky for you, we went out and found the best damn
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skin care products for golf.
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So let's start with sunscreen.
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I want you to remember these two key ingredients.
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If you see either one of them on the label,
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this is a good sunscreen.
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I'm talking about titanium dioxide or zinc oxide.
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So the next thing to look for is the SPF,
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that stands for sun protection factor.
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Now it's true that the bigger the number,
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the better the protection, however anything that's listed
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above 50 is truly just a marketing ploy.
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Sunscreen only lasts for two hours, so 50 is plenty
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of protection against UV rays.
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Lastly, you want lotions over sprays.
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Now I know a lot of you out there love the sprays
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because they're so easy to put on.
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The problem is, they don't cover golfers the way we
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need to be covered, so always use lotions.
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Okay so now let's talk about lip balm.
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And with lip balm, the same things that apply for sunscreen
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also apply here, remember, your lips are skin too.
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So SPF in the ingredients for sun protection factor
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are really important.
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But there's one more thing you should think about,
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and of course, that's moisturizer.
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After all, you want to pucker up with pride, right?
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Well, look for things like aloe, or shea butter,
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or other natural oils.
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If they're in the ingredients,
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those are the lip balms you want.
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Now let's move on to the thing
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that bugs you the most, insects.
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Mosquitoes, flies, gnats, they drive you crazy
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when you're on the golf course,
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so you definitely wanna think about insect repellent.
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However, not all insect repellents are created equal.
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You're looking for some key ingredients that do the best job
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at keeping these suckers away from you.
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Look for DEET, picaridin, or lemon eucalyptus.
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If you see one of those, you know you have the best
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protection against those pesky critters.
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We realize a lot of you might think this is overkill,
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but look at it this way,
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you wouldn't play football without a helmet,
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so don't play your next round
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without the best skin care products in golf.
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