SUNBATHING - pros and cons of sun exposure

Summer is an opportunity to take care of health, beautiful appearance and well-being. The sun encourages you to stay outside the home. Tan is fashionable all the time, but isn't it in conflict with fashion for taking care of yourself? Learn to use the sun wisely and learn its pros and cons.

Unfortunately, the sun also has dark sides, which doctors have long warned against - ultraviolet rays (UVA and UVB) are dangerous to the skin and eyes, they also harm the hair. Fortunately, it is well known how to combine safety with the pleasure of sunbathing. And this is the most important trend this summer - take advantage of all the benefits of the sun, skillfully protecting yourself from its harmful effects! Remember that there is a fashion for health and beautiful appearance, so take care of it. Long warm days, trips to the city and holiday trips create the perfect opportunity to do something good for yourself - strengthen your strength, improve your condition, spend more time on body care and pleasure that will improve your well-being.

Summer is above all the sun - you wait for many months, so when it finally starts to shine strongly, you want to enjoy it. The more that under the influence of sunlight there are many very beneficial reactions in the body. The mood improves because the amount of endorphins - hormones that positively affect the mood - increases. Vitamin D is synthesized in the skin, needed for the absorption of calcium and phosphorus - the building blocks of bones and teeth. The sun's rays stimulate metabolism, normalize blood pressure, strengthen the immune system, increasing the ability of red blood cells to carry oxygen. And statistical studies show that they also improve fertility.

Although the sun not only emits ultraviolet rays, they are the ones that most strongly affect the body.

  • UVA - penetrate deeply, even reaching the dermis, damage the DNA of cells. They also penetrate through the glass. They destroy collagen and elastin fibers, causing premature skin aging. Weaken the immune mechanisms and increase the risk of cancer, causing pigmentation spots.
  • UVB - operate only on the surface of the skin, cause its redness and sunburn, contribute to skin cancer. But they also have a vitalizing effect on the body, give energy, and affect well-being.
  • UVC - the most dangerous for health, but the ozone layer stops them; unfortunately, because of the "hole" they begin to reach the surface of the Earth.