Ever wonder how those beautiful, warm rays of the sun can have such long lasting and damaging effects on your skin?

Spectrum by Ryan Brookes

Like a straightened rainbow, you can picture the spectrum of sunlight with the red, orange and yellow wavelengths being the longest and making up infrared light.  As wavelengths shorten, green and blue light speeds up into indigo blue and violet colors, which are visible and contain Ultraviolet A and Ultraviolet B rays.  These are the rays that cause sun damage to our skin. read more —>

How to Enjoy the Sun and Protect Your Skin!
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10 thoughts on “How to Enjoy the Sun and Protect Your Skin!

  • June 16, 2010 at 7:30 pm

    Hi Candy,
    I’m so glad to read your post ~ being an ex-sun lover, it wasn’t until the last five years that I realized how much damage I had done to my skin, and since then, have done whatever I can to keep from getting too much of the rays when outdoors (including just driving around in the car!). I do miss the days of hanging out by the pool during the summer…its just not worth the risk anymore though. Thanks for sharing! 😉 Christine

  • June 16, 2010 at 7:50 pm

    You have such beautiful skin!! XO

  • June 16, 2010 at 8:18 pm

    Great tips, Candy! I’ve also heard the recommended 10-15 minutes of Vitamin D from mother nature as well. I slather SPF on my kids like crazy. I LOVE California Babies on my kids or the organic stuff at Wholefoods.


  • June 16, 2010 at 9:29 pm

    Great tip- will check it out! Thanks! XO

  • June 17, 2010 at 8:56 am

    Wow- I always heard 10-2.

    Stopping by to welcome you to SITS!

  • June 17, 2010 at 2:13 pm

    Thanks for sharing such great tips!

    Welcome to SITS! It’s great to have you in the SITStahood!

  • June 17, 2010 at 2:18 pm

    Thank you to my new SITS sistahs!! XOXO

  • June 21, 2010 at 12:55 pm

    Great tips!

    Stopping by from SITS to welcome you!

    Cheers 🙂
    – CoconutPalmDesigns

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