WEAR A MINERAL BASED SUNSCREEN EVERYDAY BECAUSE UVA radiation damages DNA in human melanocyte skin cells, causing mutations that can lead to melanoma.
A new study by researchers at NYU School of Medicine found that UVA radiation damages the DNA in human melanocyte cells, causing mutations that can lead to melanoma. Melanocytes, which contain a substance called melanin that darkens the skin to protect it from the ultraviolet rays of the sun, are more vulnerable to UVA radiation than normal skin cells because they are unable to repair themselves as efficiently. See the full article . For super mineral based sunscreens see the Blue Turtle Spa Online Shop .