Know About Your Sunscreen for Full Protection

Sunscreens are expected to protect from harmful effects of sun rays, particularly from ultraviolet rays of A (UVA, Wave length 320-400 nm) & B ( UVB, 280-320nm) range. Though, another ultraviolet ray exists, UVC (100-220 nm) does not reach earth as absorbed by atmospheric ozone layer.

Though, both the UVA and UVB cause skin cancer; UVA causes aging, wrinkling, and loss of elasticity of skin; whereas, UVB is responsible for sun burn and melanoma (Cancer of Pigment cells of skin called melanocytes).

Read more; Clinician On Net: How to Choose, Buy and Use Sunscreen for Full Protection.

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