We all know that the sun has exceptional benefits when having responsible exposure to it.
One of those is vitamin D., But today we are going to talk about the dangers we face when we overexpose to the sun’s radiation.
The sun has three types of radiation that can be very harmful to our health.
What is Sun Radiation?
UVA radiation has a long wavelength and can penetrate the deeper layers of the skin and it represents 95% of the radiation that hits the earth. Therefore, it is responsible for wrinkles, aging, skin cancer.
The UVB is a shorter wavelength responsible for burning, skin cancer, heatstroke. It represents 5% of the radiation that hits the earth.
The UVC has a shorter wavelength and hence the highest energy. Therefore, it is very harmful and, fortunately, is 100% blocked by the ozone layer.
Overexposure to sunlight is the first cause of photo-aging or a premature sign of aging in young people’s skin.
Some symptoms can be depigmentation, red spider veins, and wrinkles.
By making your sun exposures properly, you can avoid photo-aging, and if you want to go further, you can try our magnificent AETHEION ZC30 Anti-Aging Cream part of the Anti Aging Series.
Wrinkles are the result of aging and when people expose for long periods to the sun without sunscreen and in bad timing it can intensify the natural process of aging and accelerate the appearance of wrinkles ten years before.
Yes, bad exposure to sunlight can make you ten years older.
Sunny day in the summertime. That is the typical situation in which people can suffer a heat stroke. Unfortunately, most of them don`t know they are having a heat stroke.
The first symptoms can be high body temperature, headache, confusion, nausea. It is widespread. It happens on a beach day under sun exposure.
So keep yourself in the shadow and have good hydration to avoid a heat stroke. Keep reading to get tips on treating sunburn:
Sunburn is a typical situation that most of us have likely experienced more than once in life.
When the UVB radiation hits the skin, the skin cells die, and the neighboring cells detect the damage setting off a reaction to inflame the skin around the dead cells, which turns the skin into a red color, and this is what we call sunburn.
To avoid sunburn: go under the sun at a proper time and use sunscreen; after every beach day or sun exposure, try out our AETHEION ZC5 After Sun to treat sunburn.
Skin cancer is the worst consequence of bad exposure to the sun.
Over one million people are diagnosed every year in the United States with skin cancer, and this is extremely related to the excess of sun exposure and the lack of use of sunscreen.
So if you want nice tanning, it is essential to get sunlight at proper hours, with proper protection and responsible.