Sunburn on skin will increases the chance of developing skin cancer, according to Germany’s federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS). Esspecially for young people. Therefore, the BfS has isuued the Following guidelines for protecting young skin against the harmful effects of the sun’s rays.
1. Clothing
Skin is best protected by wearing baggy and comfortable clotching. A long T-Shirt, pair trousers or skirt that below the knee are perfect. It is also important to wear a hat or headscarf that can shade the back of the neck.
2. Sunglasses
also will provide shade at the side will give good protection for eyes. The lenses should be tinted either grey or brown and you should buy only those with a 100% Ultraviolet’ brand on them.
3. Sun lotion
Exposed skin should be protected with sunscreen lotion half an hour before going outside. Pay special attention to the forehead, nose, ears, lips, shoulders and feet. Sunscreen should be at least factor 30 and protect skin from both UV-A and UV-B rays. Reapply the sunscreen after swimming, drying off with a towel or playing in sand.
4. Sun Breaks
Ultraviolet rays are most powerful at midday. Therefore, children should stay in the shade between 11 and one o’clock.
5. Fluids
The body loses fluids through sweating so ensure children drink plenty of water.