n South African Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Review - Visible UV protection : suncare

Volume 37, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 0257-2028



By now most people know that UV rays can damage skin and that it's important to protect it with sunscreen. But what a lot of people don't know is that how they apply sunscreen and how much they use are deciding factors in its effect. Beiersdorf's research and development has developed an innovative method by which the amount of UV protection on the skin is made visible and can be measured. Through this method the researchers were able to show what amount of sunscreen must be worn in order to achieve optimal protection and also proved that most consumers use far too little.

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