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Liquorice Extract helps protect skin from UV damage

Liquorice extract (glycyrrhizic acid GA) has been found in a new study to help protect the skin again UV damage by triggering the production of protective molecules in the skin that protect it from the sun. The new study, carried out at Bierersdorf AG, Hamberg in Germany and published in the February edition of the journal […]

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Energy-saving light bulbs can cause UV damage to skin

Energy saving light bulbs can cause UV damage to skin, according to new research. The study, published in the June edition of the medical journal Photochemistry and Photobiology, found that CLF (compact fluorescent light) bulbs give off UV emissions strong enough to damage skin. The damaging UV rays were found to be caused by small […]

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Antioxidant cream could help protect against sun damage to skin

An antioxidant cream containing vitamin C, vitamin E and ferulic acid protects the skin from sun damage and reduces cancer-associated mutations in skin cells, new research shows. 19 September, 2008 – 14:20 Ultraviolet radiation damages the skin by causing oxidative stress. Previous research has demonstrated that vitamin C and vitamin E were individually effective for […]

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