Beach Umbrella Provides Less Sun Protection Than Sunscreen With a High SPF

February 02, 2017

TAKE-HOME MESSAGE A cohort of 81 study participants were randomized to sun protection using a beach umbrella or sunscreen with a sun protection factor of 100 on a sunny beach for 3 hours at midday. The umbrella group showed a significant increase in sunburn scores for all body sites compared with baseline. In addition, post-exposure […]



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