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How long should I wait for sunblock to soak in?
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Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology
In brief: If you use zinc
based sunscreen you don't have to wait.
It is physical block with instant coverage. Avobenzone takes 20 minutes to activate before coverage occurs

In brief: If you use zinc
based sunscreen you don't have to wait.
It is physical block with instant coverage. Avobenzone takes 20 minutes to activate before coverage occurs
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dr. Glynis Ablon
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
In brief: Sun blocker
Most sunblockers are effective almost immediately after application.

In brief: Sun blocker
Most sunblockers are effective almost immediately after application.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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