I’d hate to see my skin under ultraviolet light. I was a sun worshiper for 35 years. I’m fair-skinned, but I will tan to a lovely brown if I work at it. I don’t work at it anymore. At 47, I’m more concerned about not getting skin cancer than I am about having a good tan. It’s probably too late to try to save my skin, however, and this video shows why.
Thomas Leveritt?filmed?people in ultraviolet to show them “how the sun sees you.” Ultraviolet shows?not-yet-visible changes to your skin. It particularly shows freckles that you can’t see under regular light. Did you know that most of us have freckles? I did not!
Most people are born with good skin and aging happens in stages.
Unltraviolet will also show healthy skin.
Sunglasses block UV, as does sunscreen. When you rub on sunscreen, you probably don’t realize just how profound an impact it has.
Let’s slather up our kids and teach them to take care of their skin. Showing them this video is a good start.
My lifelong friend Liz looks younger than most?of the rest of us who grew up together. Her secret, in her words: “Sunscreen.”
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