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New DNA sunscreen provides better skin protection

New DNA sunscreen provides better skin protection

The new sunscreen is made up of thin and optically transparent crystalline DNA films that have been irradiated with UV light. The more it gets exposed to UV light, the better the film can absorb it, the researchers found.

This expensive sunscreen fails SPF protection tests – Here's how to choose the best one for your skin

This expensive sunscreen fails SPF protection tests – Here's how to choose the best one for your skin

As per a research carried out by consumer watchdog Which?, Avon’s Sun+Multi Protection Sun Lotion SPF30 (150ml) costing £10 failed to offer its claimed level of protection.

Regular use of sunscreen can cause vitamin D deficiency

Regular use of sunscreen can cause vitamin D deficiency

Researchers claim nearly one billion people worldwide may be having deficient or insufficient levels of Vitamin D due to inadequate sun exposure related to sunscreen use.

Worried about sunburn during summer months? Here's how to prevent it

Worried about sunburn during summer months? Here's how to prevent it

Dr Alia Rizvi, dermatologist at Me Clinic- Masters Of Esthetics - gives some tips to keep these concerns at bay.

Summer skincare: How to choose sunscreen according to your skin tone

Summer skincare: How to choose sunscreen according to your skin tone

While the ultimate solution of any sun protection regimen is the proper and regular use of a high SPF sunscreen, make sure that you choose a sunscreen that is suitable for our skin.

Sunscreen vs beach umbrella – Find out which is better at protecting your skin from the sun!

Sunscreen vs beach umbrella – Find out which is better at protecting your skin from the sun!

The participants were randomly assigned to use SPF 100 sunscreen or to use a standard-size beach umbrella.

Lignin from plants can boost sunscreen performance!

Most sunscreen products currently in the market contain synthetic compounds that help prevent ultraviolet rays from damaging skin.

Summer beauty tips: How to choose the right sunscreen!

Know your skin type then pick a sunscreen with a matte finish and the right SPF.

Getting a tan? Don't forget the sunscreen!

Getting a tan? Don't forget the sunscreen!

Researchers found that even people exposed to high levels of sunlight may be deficient in serum vitamin D because it is mainly induced by UV irradiation and synthesised in the skin.

Summer skincare tips: 4-step beauty regimen every woman should adopt!

Always apply sunscreens to help protect your skin from the season's harsh sun damage.

Now, sunscreen that gives you instant Vitamin D

Researchers from Boston University in the US developed Solar D, through a process in which the ingredients of a sunscreen are altered in such a way that it does not impact its sun protection factor (SPF), but does allow the body to produce vitamin D.  

Sunscreen ingredient may prevent medical implant infections

A common ingredient used in sunscreen could be an effective antibacterial coating for medical implants such as pacemakers and replacement joints, researchers have found.

'Healthier' sunscreen that does not penetrate skin developed

Researchers have used nanoparticles to develop a sunscreen that does not penetrate the skin, eliminating serious health concerns associated with commercial sunblocks.