Did you know...
...the suns rays can still penetrate your skin even on the cloudiest of days, meaning we should be thinking about "Daylight Prtection" rather than just sun protection.
Below is the current protection recommendation for the North Island:
Change the location by clicking the cog at the top right of the yellow box or find more data on www.niwa.co.nz
Studies show that air pollution has a significant effect on our skin. Pollutants like cigarette smoke, dust, smog and vehicle exhaust can have a negative impact on our skin, such as decreased elasticity, discomfort and accelerated aging.
Free radicals are unstable molecules that can cause damage to our cells. Due to their reactive nature, free radicals can wreak havoc on your skin and other cells causing oxidative stress which can damage DNA and cell structure.