Sun Protection

July is National UV Safety Month: Preventing Sun Damage in Connecticut

In honor of National UV Safety Month, we thought we’d reiterate the importance of sun safety. Protecting skin from the sun’s harmful rays is about more than preventing signs of aging and keeping the complexion looking good, though it’s important to note that over 90% of facial aging is caused by sun exposure. Wearing sunscreen [...]

By |2019-02-11T04:14:14-05:00July 31st, 2013|Sun Damage, Sun Protection|0 Comments

Sun Protection: Your Best Defense

Sun Protection Factor (SPF) is a number that indicates how many times longer, with protection, the skin may be exposed to the sun before sunburn damage results. For example, a properly applied SPF 15 sunscreen will prolong the time it takes to sunburn by 15-fold. An SPF 30 sunscreen will block twice as much UV [...]

By |2018-12-07T08:59:01-05:00December 21st, 2010|Skin Care, Sun Protection|0 Comments
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