Discover Dermatologist Sunscreen And Skincare

Dr. Andrew Birnie, a leading dermatologist and skin cancer surgeon, founded Altruist along with his friend, David Westerbeek Van Eerten. 

Their mission? To reduce the incidence of skin cancer by creating super highly protective sunscreen at an affordable price point, enabling more people to be able to wear more sunscreen.

Working together with some of the best scientists in Europe and BASF, the two friends created their sun care and skincare collection and continue to promote better education and awareness around the importance of sun protection.

With products containing 5 star UVA protection, Altruist deliver super-protective formulas to help shield your skin.

What’s The Difference Between SPF30 And SPF50 Protection?

SPF indicates the UVB protection, however, the amount of UVB radiation that’s filtered varies across different SPFs.

  • SPF 15 blocks 93% of UVB.
  • SPF 30 blocks 96.7% of UVB.
  • SPF 50 blocks 98.3% of UVB.

So, SPF50 has a higher UVA protection compared to SPF30.

The star rating system on sunscreens is based on the ratio of UVA/UVB. Both SPF50 and SPF30 are the maximum of 5 stars, but as the UVB protection of the 50 is higher, the UVA is too.

Experts recommend wearing no less than SPF30 to protect your skin from the harmful rays of the sun.

Face The Future is an authorised stockist of Altruist. Their product range is available to buy online or by phone on 0113 282 7744.

For a truly bespoke skincare service or advice on the best Altruist products for your skin, talk to one of our skincare experts via phone or email, or complete our online real-time skin test.

If you would like a free personalised skincare consultation with one of our skincare experts, simply take this quiz and we’ll get back to you within 3 working days with our expert recommendations.


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We have grown from an advanced skin clinic to a trusted skincare and self-care online retailer but our drive to help let every version of you shine hasn’t changed. Our team of skin experts are always on hand to help advise you through your skin and self-care journeys!

Take our popular real-time results test and get a recommended routine of products bespoke to your skin type and concerns within a matter of minutes. Looking for something more in-depth? Our personalised skincare consultation service is perfect for you. You’ll receive a detailed product guide packed full of advice from one of our skin experts within 3 working days. Just take our skin test to start your journey with us today.  

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