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Your skin in the sun

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Children's skin and the sun > [7] results
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Video - Sun risk


Video - Sun risk

Golden rules > [1] result

4 good habits to take proper care of your skin in the sun

To avoid endangering your skin when in the sun, there are a few rules that must be followed.

Focus on... > [1] result

Children and the sun: protecting them is vital

Because it's thinner, children's skin is more vulnerable to damage from UV rays. By protecting them that you can reduce the risk of sunburn and heatstroke.

3 questions to an expert > [1] result

No sun for children under the age of three.

Interview with a dermatologist who shares his advice on sun prevention in children.

Testimonies > [1] result

My children play in the sun and I don't worry

Both of Marie-Christine's children have been going to the beach since they were very little. Thanks to their mother's responsible behaviour, they can play worry-free!

Key Figure > [1] result

The statistic - 50% of sun capital is exhausted ...

50% of sun capital is exhausted by the age of 20

Source : Godar DE et al. UV doses of young adults. Photochem Photobiol 2003.

True or False ? > [1] result

Sun protection products prevent vitamin D absorption.

UV rays are required to synthesise vitamin D, which is essential in fixing calcium in the bones. In the summer, even if the sky is overcast, brief periods of exposure (15 minutes) twice a week are all it takes to ensure absorption. Therefore, sun protection does not interfere with this process in any way.