Female Form: 1900-2000 One Hundred Years of Dips and Curves
of the Year International Beauty Contest
Stirring of Sleeping Beauty
Standards of Beauty: Nature or Nurture
The Smell of Beauty
Place Different Beauty
and the Menstrual Cycle
Question of Beauty
and Sexual Attraction
Pheromones and Male Physiology
Bodies: The Monster Beauty of Tattooed Women
and the Modern Primitive
must stop glorifying physical beauty
to Get Gorgeous
Was the Last Time You Looked Glamorous?
Beauty and Fractal Geometry
Impact of Family Structure and Social Change
Reality of Appearance
Selection and the Biology of Beauty
From Fertility Goddess to Sales Promoter
We Fall in Love
Science of Attraction
Biology in the Beholder's Eye
Science of Attraction by Rob Elder
Cave or Mine
Ah We is One Family
Texture and Female Facial Beauty
your skin from sun damage
number of skin cancers has doubled in the past 20 years and though
many cases can be treated, the disease claims the lives of more
than 2500 people a year. Most of these deaths could be prevented
by protecting the skin from the sunís harmful rays.
cancer is usually caused by excessive exposure to UV light and there are
three main kinds. The most common-basal cell carcinoma
and squamous cell
to years of sun exposure.
These mainly affect older
spent a long
time outside. If
these types of cancer can be treated easily.
The real killer
melanoma, a cancerous mole that grows rapidly. Unless treated
very early, it
can easily spread to other organs.
The risk of melanoma is increased
by short, intense
bursts of sunbathing.
Sunburn is especially
can double the
this type of cancer.Melanomas don't
tend to appear
immediately after the skin
is sunburnt and
can even appear several decades later .
Children's skin is particularly susceptible to sun damage.
Some of the
rise in skin
thinning ozone layer, which means more
harmful UV rays
can reach the Earth's
fashion for a golden
also to blame.
The brown skin colour is caused by a pigment called melanin,
which is formed in the skin as a response to UV light.
The best way to protect your skin is to' stay in the shade, especially
between 11 am and 3pm when the sun is at its strongest and most harmful.
Covering up with clothing also helps, although bear in mind that
loose-weave, light fabrics can allow uv rays to reach the skin. Wear a
hat to keep the sun off the face,
neck, ears and scalp.
Sunscreen can protect
exposed skin but must be used correctly.