making a few preparations you'll be ready for any little emergencies
that might arise!
ARE UV RAYS?
rays tan and burn the skin. They damage cellular DNA and increase
the risk of developing Skin Cancer. UVA rays injure the skin's
collagen and elastin fibres, "prematurely" ageing
or photo-damaging your skin.
pain and skin damage by starting with high Sun Protection Factors
(SPF). If you do get sunburnt, stop further exposure and use
a total sun block. It's the loss of skin moisture through burning
that will cause the skin to blister and peel.
keep babies less than 9 months out of direct sunlight and
children under 3 years in the shade.
your child drinks lots of fluid to prevent dehydration and
avoid the mid-day sun between 12 and 3 pm.
must for children - a hat and dry T-shirt.
Total Sun Block to moles and pigmented skin areas.
Water Resistant Lotions as UV rays penetrate the water's
and concrete also reflect harmful rays so wear sunscreen
even in the shade.
Rays penentrate haze and clouds - use a sunscreen even when
it's not sunny.
you're taking prescription medication, and you're travelling
abroad, bring enough with you to last the trip
requirements may be needed for some destinations.