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UV light and skin aging

  • Jéssica Eleonora Pedroso Sanches Silveira EMAIL logo and Débora Midori Myaki Pedroso


This article reviews current data about the relationship between sun radiation and skin, especially with regards ultraviolet light and the skin aging process. The benefits of sun exposition and the photoaging process are discussed. Finally, the authors present a review of photoprotection agents that are commercially available nowadays.

Corresponding author: Jéssica Eleonora Pedroso Sanches Silveira, Rod. Anhanguera, s/n, Km 30, 5 Polvilho, Cajamar, SP CEP: 07750-000, Natura, Sao Paulo, Brazil, E-mail:


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Received: 2014-8-4
Accepted: 2014-8-15
Published Online: 2014-9-22
Published in Print: 2014-8-1

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