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Seven facts about the sun and UV rays you should know

SUN FACT #1
UVA rays cause ageing and UVB rays burn. A good sun cream covers both and is therefore ‘Broad Spectrum’.

UVA UVB resized

SUN FACT #2
Skin cancer in the UK has risen by 50% in the past 10 years.

SPF back

SUN FACT #3
The amount of UVA given off by a commercial sunbed can be 10-15 times higher than the midday sun.

sun bed ban

SUN FACT #4
Vitamin D is important for healthy bones. Most adults need about 600 units of this essential vitamin. Just 20 to 30 minutes of sun exposure provides more than enough (ie 10,000 units) Vitamin D.

Vitamin D

SUN FACT #5
Sun exposure causes brown spots on the skin – also known as ‘age spots’ or ‘liver spots’ but nothing to do with the liver, and largely due to the sun rather than ageing. Treatment is available.

age spots

SUN FACTS 6
Ageing UVA rays do pass though glass, unlike UVB rays. So you can’t get burned indoors but you can get sun damage, as this 69 year old lorry driver found out.

HGV driver resized

SUN FACTS 7
This really helpful UV app has been created by the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) & the Met Office to provide the public with a free daily UV forecast for over 10,000 locations worldwide.

UV app

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