Antioxidants add protection to a broad-spectrum sunscreen.

@article{Wu2010AntioxidantsAP,
  title={Antioxidants add protection to a broad-spectrum sunscreen.},
  author={Yadi Wu and Mary Steidl Matsui and John Z. S. Chen and Xia Jin and Chi-Min Shu and Gong Yong Jin and G-H Dong and Yong Wang and Xiaohu Gao and Hong-Duo Chen and Ying Li},
  journal={Clinical and experimental dermatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={
          178-87
        }
}
BACKGROUND Exposure of human skin to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) results in erythema, pigment darkening, skin cancer and photoageing. In addition to conventional organochemical and the physical-mineral type sunscreens (SS), other non-SS protective strategies have been investigated, including antioxidants (AOx) and topical DNA repair enzymes. AIM To investigate whether AOx could improve the protection provided by a broad-spectrum sunscreen (SS) preparation. METHODS Volunteers were exposed to… CONTINUE READING

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