SUNSCEEN FOR TRAVELLERS

  • Novita Lavi N

Abstract

The sun exposure brings negative effects on the skin such like early aging, spots and skin cancer as the most terrible effect. To reduce the adverse effects of the sun, it is not enough just to behavioral therapy, but also had no protection from the outside. Especially for travellers that exposed by the sun excessively. There is sunscreen, product specially formulated to absorb or deflect ultraviolet rays. A sunscreen preparation contains chemical compounds that can absorb, scatter or reflect sunlight on the skin. This writing contains about effect of ultraviolet, skin protection from ultraviolet from behavioral aspect, variaty and contents of sunscreen and sunscreen application for travellers.

Author Biography

Novita Lavi N

Bagian/SMF Farmasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Udayana

How to Cite
LAVI N, Novita. SUNSCEEN FOR TRAVELLERS. E-Jurnal Medika Udayana, [S.l.], p. 1046-1056, may 2013. ISSN 2303-1395. Available at: <https://ojs.unud.ac.id/index.php/eum/article/view/5624>. Date accessed: 11 nov. 2019.

Keywords

Skin Cancer, Sunscreen, Sun, Ultraviolet