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Here's why sunscreen is just as important in autumn and winter.

Sunscreen: Your Essential Fall/Winter Accessory

As the days grow shorter, and the crispness of autumn fills the air, sunscreen might not be the first thing on your mind. You might think, "The sun is less intense; I can skip the sunscreen." However, as the leaves change and fall, it's crucial to remember that sunscreen remains an essential part of your skincare routine, even in the fall. Here's why:

1. Sun's Harmful UV Rays Don't Take a Break: Just because summer has come to an end doesn't mean the sun's harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays take a hiatus. UV radiation is present year-round and can cause damage to your skin, leading to premature aging and an increased risk of skin cancer. So, applying sunscreen in the fall is essential for continuous protection.

2. Protecting Against UVB and UVA Rays: UVB rays are responsible for sunburn, which you might associate more with summer. However, UVA rays, which are present throughout the year, penetrate deeper into your skin, causing long-term damage like wrinkles and age spots. Sunscreen with broad-spectrum protection, such as Coral Sure Sunscreen, shields you from both UVB and UVA rays.

3. Reflection from Surfaces: In autumn, the sun often sits lower in the sky, leading to more sunlight bouncing off reflective surfaces like water, pavement, and snow in some regions. This means your skin can be exposed to sunlight from different angles, making sunscreen crucial for comprehensive protection.

4. Outdoor Activities Continue: We don't stop surfing or scuba diving just because it got colder, we just wear more neoprene! The time spent outdoors can expose your skin to UV radiation, making sunscreen an important defense against sun damage.

5. Skincare and Anti-Aging: If you're conscious about maintaining healthy and youthful skin, using sunscreen daily should be a year-round practice. Sunscreen helps prevent skin aging, including fine lines, wrinkles, and uneven pigmentation.

6. Preventing Skin Cancer: Skin cancer awareness should not be seasonal. Regular sunscreen application reduces the risk of developing skin cancer, even when the sun seems less intense.

7. Moisturizing Benefits: Coral Sure Sunscreen includes moisturizing ingredients that can help combat the drying effects of cooler autumn weather. This double-duty product keeps your skin hydrated and protected.

8. Skin Sensitivity: Some people experience skin sensitivity in the cooler months, and Coral Sure Sunscreen can help protect delicate skin that might be prone to irritation.

9. Establishing a Year-Round Habit: By using sunscreen in the fall, you reinforce the importance of this skincare habit throughout the year. It becomes second nature to protect your skin from the sun's harmful effects.

In conclusion, don't pack away your sunscreen with your summer clothes. Instead, make it a year-round essential. Sunscreen in the autumn, along with other protective measures like wearing hats and sunglasses, will ensure your skin remains healthy, youthful, and safeguarded against the sun's relentless rays. So, next time you step outside on a crisp autumn or winter day, don't forget to apply your sunscreen and enjoy the season while keeping your skin safe and beautiful.


EPO9 was formed four years ago by a collection of surfers, scuba divers, snorkelers, swimmers and outdoor enthusiasts who worship the sun but really care about, and want to protect, the oceans and marine environment which brings us so much joy. Eponine Labs, LLC was incorporated in June 2022. Its mission is to manufacture a sunscreen that is truly non-toxic to the marine eco-system and ​will afford the user the highest standard of skin protection from the sun's harmful UV rays.

People choose Coral Sure Sunscreen for its broad spectrum protection and non-toxic, moisturizing properties. Learn more at

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