Smart Tech: Can This Sticky Patch Actually Tell You How Much Sunscreen You Need to Apply?

by Cristina Corvino 3:00 AM, March 19, 2018

Aired March 19, 2018

Protecting our skin from the potential dangers of the sun is SO important -- and it may have just gotten easier!

Tech guru Katie Linendoll introduced us to wearable technology called My UV Patch, which claims to function kind of like a personal skincare buddy!

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Katie says that you just stick the patch on the top of your hand (the way she does in the video above) and download the accompanying app to set up a personal profile.

"[When you use the app to scan your patch], it detects all the UV rays that you receive in a day and how much you're supposed to be applying when it comes to sunscreen," she explains.

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We know we're not babies, but we need this kind of babysitting in our lives. Just sayin'!

Watch Katie demonstrate exactly how it works in the video above.