Why “natural” sunscreens are pointless

Do sunscreens cause cancer? Probably not but the sun most definitely does. Therefore, to me the choice is easy: wear sunscreen! Is it logical to stop using a prophylactic  (a medicine or course of action used to prevent disease ) against an obvious and known source of mutagenic radiation (the sun) that has been shown to cause […]

Tanning according to science

  Even in Sweden, the sun has finally come out of its winter hide-away. Summer is here and white translucent Swedes are spreading themselves out, half-naked, over every bit of grass-covered surface in Stockholm. All fully exposed to the sun’s non-forgiving rays. Different skin-types Tanning can be a tremendously bad idea. It can lead to […]