SUN FACTS

Sun exposure is dangerous and has to be avoided for many hours although the sun uplifts the soul and is the main source for humans for natural vitamin synthesis.

  • UVB rays get stronger during the summer and need higher SPF sunscreen.
  • Concrete, sand, water and snow reflect UV rays and intensify sun exposure
  • Children get on average three times more sun exposure than adults.
  • Sun protection defenses from premature skin aging that sun causes.
  • Eighty percent of lifetime sun damage occurs by the age of eighteen.
  • Remember that sun’s rays are strongest between 10a.m. and 4p.m.
  • The harmful effects of UV rays are cumulative. Use sunscreen daily.
  • Sensitivity or redness from sunburn can take up to 24 hours to show.
  • Fragrances like bergamot, citron, lavender and musk cause photosensitive reactions and should be avoided during sun exposure.