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UVA vs. UVB Rays

UVA vs. UVB Rays

UVA Facts:

☀️The lower cellular layers of the skin's dermis, are most affected by UVA rays.

☀️They can easily pass through clouds, gray skies, and glass all year long and go into your skin.

☀️Tanning salons use UVA lighting!

☀️Photoaging, or premature skin aging, is a result of UVA rays. particularly over time, black spots (sunspots), fine lines, wrinkles, and “leathery skin”.

☀️In the lower layers of the skin, squamous and basal skin cells' DNA is mutated by UVA. Some of these mutations may eventually lead to cancer.