For many people and dates of holidays approach, although at this time we are in winter time in much of the country, just as it is important to consider this information, with this article we want to help take care of the most important health, this time we evoke the desire for a perfect tan, go out, sunbathing, but we must be aware of the pros and cons it has for our health sunbathing responsibly.
The sun has its pros and cons, the sun is an excellent natural antidepressant, has antibacterial properties, provides vitamin D to facilitate calcium absorption and helps treat diseases such as arthritis and rheumatism. But it can also be very harmful to our skin if we do not take precautions to protect ourselves from the sun.
Prolonged exposure to sunlight reduces the body ‘s immune response, produces responsible for cell aging and free radicals can cause DNA damage favoring the development of melanoma or skin cancer.
Tanning is a response mechanism of the skin against solar rays, to defend against ultraviolet pigmented skin making more melanin.
UVB: They are responsible for sunburn, especially those that occur before 20 years of DNA damage and the development of skin cancer.
UVA: are cumulative and cause premature aging of the skin, cause allergic reactions, photosensitization and may also contribute to the development of skin cancer.
The incidence of sunlight varies from place to place. For example, on the beach there is a greater risk of sunburn due to sun reflection on sand and water, so it is necessary to use a factor higher protection, like in the mountains, because at higher altitudes rays irradiating ultraviolet have greater power.
If you prefer not to expose much or sun or just do not want to tan by sun exposure, Tez presents another alternative; our towels self – tanning you can get a natural color, uniform and durable, they are also dermatologically approved. If you tan, remember to protect your skin.
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