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Summer skin checks.

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What is UVA and UVB?

UVA – Is the UV part of the sunlight that causes blotchiness of the skin, wrinkles, sagging and ageing skin. High doses can cause skin cancer.

UVB – This is more dangerous than UVA and is the main cause of sunburn & skin cancer.

Our own state of WA has some of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world.

To help protect us, the Bureau of Meterology publishes a UV alert tool every day in the weather section of the West Australian. This tells you the time of day when the UV is going to reach 3 or above.

This means if you are going to be in the sun when the UV is 3 or above, you need to ensure you have sunscreen protection on.
So its “slip, slop, slap”
Slip on a shirt
Slop on sunscreen (SPF 30)
Slap on a hat!

Enjoy Perth’s beautiful weather and be safe!

Ailsa

Call 92869900 – yes, we do skin checks!