What's the difference? Sunscreen absorbs UV rays and scatters them, while sunblock reflects them entirely. Sometimes sunscreens with SPF numbers of 15 or higher are advertised as sunblock -- but sunblock doesn't need an SPF number, as it reflects all rays. If you burn easily, go with sunblock; if you want a tan, buy sunscreen and make sure the SPF number is right for your skin.
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