Sunburned. Now What?

No matter how often Mom told us “wear sunscreen and don’t forget to reapply”, we sometime mess up and get burnt; which often results in people asking, “Why are you imitating a cooked lobster?”. Plus, a week full of painful days at work. In another post we discussed how ultraviolet light works to causes sunburn.…

The Story Behind UVs

Have you ever noticed how people who smile a lot seem to look so much younger? It’s true, a smile not only brightens your day it brightens your countenance. The lines will go on your face where the smiles have been, or the frowns, at least that choice is up to you. But what are…

Protecting Children from the Sun

Spending time outside is great for one’s health; the fresh air clears the mind, and the sunshine provides necessary vitamin D for the body. For children, outdoor time is even more vital. In addition to, vitamin D production, playing outside aids with brain development, a stronger immune system, and cultivating a love for nature [1].…