Sun Shy.....

After chatting to a friend about the effects of UVA and UVB rays on the skin, I decided to write a simple explanatory blog on the subject. As a sun shy person I've always been an advocate of high protection sun care, big densely woven floppy hats, good quality sunglass (protecting the eyes from UV rays) and shade! I realise most 'normal' individuals love returning home from a relaxing summer holiday with a healthy tan; for me it's quite the opposite and always has been. I embrace the 'pale and interesting' look - yep each to their own ;). As we all know UVB stimulates the melanin present in our skin - thus creating a tan but it can also cause sunburn if we're not careful; increasing the