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    Sunscreen - hairy arms

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    so I need a sunscreen for times when i have extended sun exposure with no shade. I try to use mineral based stuff, but it just seems to catch the hair on my arms, and make me look as though I have white sleeves (I'm a guy).

    Any brand suggestions?

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    I recommend the Rail Riders ecomesh shirts.
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    Long sleeved pure cotton shirts and a hat.

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    Depends if he wants to cover his arms or not. I don't see the point of rolling your sleeved up then putting sunscreen on bear arms. I wear the same white cotton shirts on the beach (if it is hot enough) as I do in the office. But I never wear sunscreen, and not much would persuade me there can be any health benefits to plastering your living skin with mineral oil.

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    just looking for sunscreen recommendations.....

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    You might wanna try tinted sunscreen - that's what I often use on my face if I'm outdoors for a long time and need a thick coat that would be way too white otherwise. I use DDF sunscreen - it's expensive, though. I bought mine at Sephora.

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    Oh lordy, just get the spray stuff.

    It sprays on clear (like hair spray) and then you can rub it in so you make sure it
    gets past those hairy arms!

    Anyway, you'll be Shiny Man, but not white.

    Julie

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    Don't put anything on your skin that you aren't whiling to eat. You skin absorbs a good portion of that sunscreen which then enters your blood stream, the next stop is your liver...

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    You should shave your arms, you're not a barbarian, live like a civilized person.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kenn View Post
    You should shave your arms, you're not a barbarian, live like a civilized person.
    for real, be a man

    shave those arms

    really tho, like another poster said, just get the spray on crap
    beautiful
    yeah you are

    Baby if you time travel back far enough you can avoid that work because the dust won't be there. You're too pretty to be working that hard.
    lol

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