Durability of the sun protection factor provided by dihydroxyacetone

  title={Durability of the sun protection factor provided by dihydroxyacetone},
  author={Annesofie Faurschou and Hans Christian Wulf},
Background/Purpose: The sunless tanning agent dihydroxyacetone (DHA) is known to protect against longwave ultraviolet radiation (UVA) and visible light. Recently, our laboratory has shown that DHA in addition offers a modest sun protection factor (SPF) in humans. We conducted this study in order to investigate the durability of the SPF provided by DHA. 
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