Persuasive Essay On Sunscreen

883 Words4 Pages
OUR SKIN IS SAID TO BE THE LARGEST ORGAN OF THE BODY WHICH CONSISTS OF 15% OF OUR BODY WEIGHT. IT FUNCTIONS AS OUR FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE AGAINST THE HARMS PRESENT IN OUR ENVIRONMENT, AND CONTRIBUTE ALSO IN THE REGULATION OF SOME FUNCTIONS NEEDED IN OUR BODIES.

Since our skin is our first line of defense, we should take good care of it especially in tropical areas where people are exposed to too much ultraviolet rays and the possibility of incurring skin cancer is relatively high. It is up to us then to keep our skin healthy and looking great.

There are various ways in which we can take care and protect our skin:

Use Sunscreen.

images (1).jpg source: internet

Using sunscreen every time we go outside should be included in our daily routines. These sunscreens are made up of several ingredients that shields our skin from the sun’s damaging effects or what we commonly known as “ultraviolet radiation”. There are two forms of ultraviolet radiation, the UVA and UVB. Exposure to these two would cause our skin to age prematurely and increase the chances of us being affected by skin cancer.

Sunscreens always come equip with SPF (sun protection factor), the higher the SPF we use, the more protected our skin will be. SPF 15 prevents our skin from reddening longer than our skin would naturally take, while SPF 30 protects our skin from 97% of UVA and UVB. And lastly, SPF 50 filters these UV radiations up to 98% (Skin Cancer Org, 2012).

Use umbrella or wear sun protective

More about Persuasive Essay On Sunscreen

Open Document