6 Things Triathletes Should Know About Sun Protection

  • By Alicia Kaye
  • Published Jun 20, 2013
  • Updated Jul 15, 2015 at 4:04 PM UTC

3. Store your sunscreen in a cool, dry place.

If your sunscreen reaches abnormally warm temperatures, some of the active ingredients can expire faster than their normal rate rendering the sunscreen ineffective. Ingredients can also separate causing the sunscreen to not work as it should. It’s also important to remember to check the expiration date on your sunscreen. If it’s past its due date, throw it out!

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