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GLOSSARY : Sun for everyone

Your skin in the sun

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Melanocyte

Melanocytes are cells that pigment the skin and hair. Located in the dermis or epidermis, as well as in the eyes, melanocytes protect against the sun.

This word also belongs to the categories For sensitive or sun allergy-prone skin, Children's skin and the sun.