As trivial as it might sound, the best sun protection out there is about wearing hats, sunglasses and clothes. You can also rely on zinc oxide and astaxanthin in that respect. And then there is sunscreen, which you shouldn’t actually rely on. For decades, doctors and media have been recommending the use of sunscreen before going outside. Why then, one might wonder, the incidence of cancer cases has increased dramatically since people started using sunscreen? Well, all these specialists avoid talking about the specific types of sunscreen that are actually efficient for their purpose. How often have you heard recommendations on how to efficiently “use” sunscreen in order to protect yourself from skin cancer and at the same time increase levels of vitamin D, which is so important for your health and plays a vital role in preventing melanoma. 

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A lot of myths that have been around for decades are being busted currently, as science is advancing at a rapid pace, and one of these myths is that the healthiest time to get some sun is in the evening. First we need to determine whether you want to get a regular bronze or you want to get a dark tan while replenishing your vitamin D supplies. Continue Reading