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Watch: You Will Never Forget Sun Protection Again!

Posted on 23 January 2015

Writer and artist Thomas Leveritt took to the street with an ultraviolet camera to record different people. And the results were astonishing.

The camera revealed the hidden damage of the sun on skin that were otherwise invisible.

Sun damage has a cumulative effect on all exposed parts of your skin.

The video shows the pristine condition of a baby.

baby skin under ultaviolet light

You may not think you have any freckles or wrinkles.But the UV camera reveals what the naked eye can't see.

sun damage revealed by ultraviolet ligth

This is what sunscreen looks like.

sunscreen blocks ultraviolet rays

Because sunscreen blocks UV light, it appears completely black.

sunscreen blocks uv rays

Sun exposure comes from both intensive (beach, pool) and non-intensive (daily outdoor activities such as playing in the backyard or at the park) sunlight. Sustaining 5 or more sunburns in youth increases lifetime melanoma risk by 80%!

A powerful reminder to protect skin from damaging UV rays all day, every day!  Shop Little Leaves sun protective clothing for the entire family.

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