Is Sun Protection Swimwear Enough To Provide Adequate Skin Protection From UV Radiation?

Posted by ecostinger on 24th Feb 2016

Sun protection swimwear is special type of swim wear designed specifically to protect your skin from the harmful Ultraviolet radiation. If over exposed, the sun UV radiation can cause damage to the skin tissues and may lead to skin cancer. Wearing sun protective swimwear with UPF50+ sunblock can provide effective protection against the sun UV rays. Different types of Skin protective swimwe …
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A New Study Says Sunscreen May Be Damaging The Planet's Coral Reefs

Posted by ecostinger and extract on 21st Oct 2015

Sunscreen Could Be Killing The World's Coral Reefs, Study Says Just one drop of the stuff can damage delicate corals. Extract of articles written by Dominique Mosbergen Senior Writer, The Huffington Post and article provided by University of Central Florida "We are losing huge areas of coral across the U.S., as well as internationally," said Mark Eakin, NOAA’s Coral Reef Watch …
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Skin Sunburn

Posted by ecostinger on 9th Sep 2014

A  sunburn is a form of radiation burn that affects the skin, that results from over exposure to the sun ultraviolet radiation. The UV radiation that damages the skin can also damage the eyes.  Sunburn may damage the skin and may cause skin cancer so we must be aware of UVB as well as UVA . We must take into consideration that the UV rays can bounce off water, …
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UV Solar Radiation

Posted by ecostinger on 14th Aug 2014

What is UV radiation? Emissions from the sun include light, heat and UV radiation. The UV region covers the wavelength range 100–400 nm and is divided into three bands, UVA, UVB and UVC. All UVC and approximately 90% of UVB radiation are absorbed by ozone, water vapour, oxygen and carbon dioxide. UVA radiation is less affected by the atmosphere. Therefore, the UV radiation reaching t …
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