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Sun Care Faq

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What is Ultraviolet Radiation?
The spectrum of solar radiation includes both visible light and an invisible light, which cannot be seen, known as ultraviolet radiation. The sun's ultraviolet rays are divided into UVA, UVB, and UVC. Until recently, UVB rays considered the only form of radiation to cause skin damage such as sunburn, wrinkling and premature aging. Research indicates that UVA contributes to skin damage including pre-cancerous changes.

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What are the characteristics of UVA rays?

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What is the difference between a sunscreen and a Sunblock?

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How long can I stay in the sun with a SPF 15?

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Are products higher than SPF 15 really necessary?

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Why is a PABA free product important?

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Is it possible to get burned on a cloudy day?

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Will a water-resistant or very water-resistant sunscreen really stay on in the water? What is the difference between the two? What does waterproof mean?

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How can you prevent sunscreen from dripping into your eyes when you are exercising outdoors?

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How real is the risk of getting skin cancer from overexposure to the sun?

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Is it important to wear sunscreen for winter sports such as skiing?

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What are the types of skin cancer?

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Who is at risk?

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How will the depletion of the ozone layer affect the incidence of skin cancer?

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What is incidental sun exposure?