Sun protection 101

Here is a short infographic explaining why is sun protection so important and how can you choose the right sunscreen for you!

Enjoy! :)



Bibliography


[1] Prof. Joachim Fluhr, Lecture 7: UV light and Skin, Dermatology course, EMOTION 2021

[2] Maverakis, E., Miyamura, Y., Bowen, M. P., Correa, G., Ono, Y., & Goodarzi, H. (2010). Light, including ultraviolet. Journal of autoimmunity, 34(3), J247–J257. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaut.2009.11.011

[3] https://opentextbc.ca/anatomyandphysiology/chapter/5-1-layers-of-the-skin/#:~:text=The%20skin%20is%20composed%20of,sweat%20glands%2C%20and%20other%20structures.

[4] https://www.skinrenewal.co.za/fitzpatrick-skin-type-iv

[5] https://www.badgerbalm.com/pages/what-is-spf-sunscreen-sun-protection-factor

[6] https://www.skincancer.org/blog/ask-the-expert-does-a-high-spf-protect-my-skin-better/

[7] https://www.laroche-posay.com.au/article/chemical-vs-physical-sunscreen-the-facts

[8] https://www.piedmont.org/living-better/the-difference-between-physical-and-chemical-sunscreen


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