UV light and skin aging

Jéssica Eleonora Pedroso Sanches Silveira 1  and Débora Midori Myaki Pedroso 1
  • 1 Rod. Anhanguera, s/n, Km 30, 5 Polvilho, Cajamar, SP CEP: 07750-000, Natura, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Jéssica Eleonora Pedroso Sanches Silveira and Débora Midori Myaki Pedroso

Abstract

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.

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