Tag: sunscreen

Around here skincare is top of mind year-round. You’re never too young to protect your skin, even with a simple hat or garment. Sunburns occur just as easily on cloudy and snowy days. With Memorial Day Weekend as the unofficial start to Summer and when many people start spending more time outdoors, it’s a good …

Radiation energy emitted from the sun is a form of ultraviolet rays (UV). There are two types of rays that reach earth, UVA and UVB. UVA rays (the dominant tanning ray) have a longer wavelength and can penetrate two layers beneath the skin into the dermis. UVA have long been known to play a major …