UV exposure

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May 27, 2010
If you care about the sunscreen safety for you and your family, make sure it does not contain potentially harmful chemicals, such as oxybenzone or vitamin A.

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has recently released the 2010 Sunscreen Guide that evaluates over 1,400 sunscreens, lip balms and moisturizers to pick up the best and the safest for your health. Here is the top-rated sunscreens that offer UVA and UVB protection and contain fewer harmful ingredients.

5
votes
May 10, 2011
We all know how important it is to use the sunscreen to prevent the sun exposure and protect our skin from UV rays. However, specialists of the Environmental Working Group (EWG) warn that many sunscreens contain harmful ingredients that can have long-term unwanted effect on our health.
1. Oxybenzone

Oxybenzone or benzophenone-3 is widely used in suncreens and can be found in small quantities in our body.

4
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Jul 19, 2010
Nowadays many women have an opportunity to look younger by using smart health gadgets and products at the comfort of their homes. One of the latest inventions in skin care industry has become anti-ageing products that use electrical micro-current.

4
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Jul 08, 2010
Many of us know how important is to use sunscreen and cover yourself during hot summer days. However, many people either forget to reapply sunscreen or simply underestimate the effects of UV rays. If your skin was damaged from sun exposure and you suffer from sunburn, it will take some time for your skin to heal. But you can use natural skin care products that will speed up the healing of the sunburned skin.

3
votes
May 30, 2011
Environmental Working Group that is well-known for scrutinizing various products for its environmental and health safety and effectiveness, has released this year guide to sunscreen products.

According to EWG report only one in five out of 600 sunscreens were considered safe enough to use for sun protection. The best EWG sunscreens contain fewer harmful ingredients and provide broad-spectrum protection.

3
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May 05, 2009
Many people know about the hazards of UV exposure, beginning from sunburn to more dangerous skin cancer. However, recent studies show that vitamin D, which is produced from the sun exposure is also very important for health, protecting you from such diseases as heart disease, osteoporosis, depression, sleep disorders and overactive, immune system.

2
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Jun 07, 2010
Many people are aware of the dangers of the UV exposure, which include skin cancer and premature skin ageing. But few people realize that we need to protect our eyes from sun damage just as much as our skin. This is especially important for children, who are more susceptible to UV exposure, because their eyes are not mature enough to filter UV rays.

1
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Jun 25, 2010
Many people know the basics of protecting themselves from sun damage and use sunscreen, when the summer heat begins. However, sunscreen can become useless and failing to protect against sunburn, if you do not use it right. There are numerous myths concerning sunscreen use and application that prevent people from the right protection against UV exposure.

1
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Jun 11, 2010
Many of us know that it is essential to use sunscreen when you go out, especially during summer days. While most people try to use sunscreen when they are sunbathing, it is usually not enough to protect skin from sunburn or other health hazards. Specialists recommend covering your body with clothing to reduce UV exposure. What clothes are the best to protect you from UV light?

1
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Jun 10, 2010
s summer heat begins, we spend more time outdoors, which exposes our skin to UV light. Many of us know that it is essential to use sunscreen or wear sun protective clothes to avoid the risk of sunburns as well as more serious problems like skin cancer and premature skin ageing.

1
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May 28, 2010
it will be easier for all consumers to choose the best sunscreen just looking at the labels as FDA is going to introduce the new sunscreen labeling system.

1
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Mar 24, 2010
Scientists found that soybean oil has a potential to become new sunscreen ingredient that does not have common side effects of existing sunscreen products and is eco-friendly.
Nowadays, many people are aware about the importance of using sunscreen products as a way to protect themselves from harmful effects of the UV exposure.

1
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Dec 22, 2009
Scientists revealed the most common factors that contribute to skin ageing, including the use of sunscreen, smoking habits and weight.
It is known that around in 40 percent of cases earlier skin ageing is caused by non-genetic factors.