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Sun Facts

UVA rays accounts for upto 95 percent of the UV radiation that reaches the Earth’s surface. It plays a major role in skin aging and wrinkling. It damages the basal layer of the epidemis, where most skin cancer occurs.

UVB rays are the chief cause of skin reddening and sunburn, which also damages the epidermal layers. It plays a contributory role in tanning and photoaging.

80% of the sun’s rays penetrate through light clouds, mist and fog. The sun burn may get in cloudy days.


  • On choosing a sunscreen, check whether that leads to overexposure to UV Rays.
  • Check your skin regularly for new moles and use SPF factor rate above 30
  • Don’t get burned. Red, sore, blistered or peeling skin may take the skin to the higher risk.
  • Apply the one half of the sunscreen generously to all bare skin
  • Reapply for every 2 hours to make sure the skin remains protected
  • Make sure that you are applying on exposed areas daily
  • Check the expiration date of the sunscreen

Other Sun Tips

  • Wear protective clothing
  • Wear sunglasses with UV protection
  • Avoid Sun Exposure especially from 10 am to 4 pm
  • Apply the one half of the sunscreen generously to all bare skin
  • Beware of reflective surfaces

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