When you’re out enjoying the sunshine, you probably don’t realize what’s going on deep within your skin. The ultraviolet radiation that penetrates your skin’s cells in the form of long-wave A rays and short-wave B rays is invisible to you, because they’re both shorter than visible light. However, you can eventually see the effects they manifest.
People who use a high level of sun protection factor (SPF) tend to spend more time in the sun, but may not reapply their sunscreen as needed. The result is a higher risk of skin [...]
Summer may be over, but that doesn't mean you no longer need to worry about the sun’s harmful rays. In fact, up to 80 percent of ultraviolet (UV) radiation will penetrate clouds and age your [...]
Vitamin D3 is more potent than D2, according to a meta-analysis. By now you may have learned what vitamin D can do for your bones, muscle, your heart, and even your telomeres (those [...]
Just in time to battle the scorching summer sun, new research shows that drinking or supplementing with green tea may help protect your skin from harmful UV rays. Green tea is rich in antioxidants [...]