Sales of sun protection cream with a high SPF has increased by 150 percent since 2010.
Six out of ten sunscreens sold in the pharmacy have factor 30 or higher, according to statements from Pharmacists Association.
Sales of the most protective sun protection cream has risen sharply from 35 percent in 2010 to 60 percent today, according to sales statistics from Pharmacists Association.
Sales of sun protection cream with a lower factor are reduced by almost 20 percent since 2010.
The figures also show that there are generally sold more sun protection cream in pharmacies than six years ago.
Pharmacies, Cancer Society and the government all have talked a lot about how important it is to protect ourselves in the sun. It appears that the message has well received by sunbathers Norwegians, said communications manager Jostein Soldal in Pharmacy Association.
Soldal mentioned that sunscreen is not always enough to protect ourselves from the strong sun, It’s also important to take breaks from the sun.
Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today