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  • On The Sunscreen
    By Health Blog on August 4, 2009 | No Comments  Comments

    woman-back-sunscreen11We all love being in the sun, and who does not want to have the best tan in the town. But it is never safe to lie around in the sun without proper protection. It is a very well known and scientifically proven fact that sun rays have a damaging effect on the skin causing premature ageing and even worse, skin cancer.

    This is even more true, for those with lesser melanin in your skin. The lesser the melanin in your skin, the fairer your complexion and vice versa. The youthful tan looks pretty, but excessive exposure to sunlight can cause skin blisters, and even squamous and basal cell carcinoma, the prevention of which can be attained through the use of the sunscreen.

    But since sunscreen products have a chemical composition despite the claim of the most of consisting organic constituents, they have known to produce certain complications as well, such as causing mothers to give birth to underweight babies and even malignant melanoma. Therefore moderation should be kept in mind while using the sunscreen.

    But all in all, the risks from the ultraviolet and other harmful radiation in the sunlight can not be denied and the steps that can be taken for their blockage includes the use of sunscreen, and most of the people realize its importance. 

    And as in the words of Baz Luhrmann:

    Trust me on the sunscreen…

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