What You Didn't Know About the Sun: Infrared Radiation and Its Role in Photoaging.

@article{Michalski2020WhatYD,
  title={What You Didn't Know About the Sun: Infrared Radiation and Its Role in Photoaging.},
  author={Basia Michalski and E B Olasz},
  journal={Plastic Surgical Nursing},
  year={2020}
}
In the early 1920s, Coco Chanel, world-famous fashion designer, rode her yacht to the sun-soaked beaches of Cannes. The trip to Cannes and Coco’s resulting sunkissed glow have long been considered the advent of today’s tanning fad. Although these tanning trends captivated the American nation, clinicians and researchers were simultaneously discovering the many deleterious effects associated with excessive sun exposure. A study, published in 1922, became the first to elucidate a link between… 
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In vivo determination of the Infrared‐A protection factor on human skin
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Evaluation of the physiological changes taking place on the skin surface is insufficient for clinical investigations because daily or acute exposure to IR‐A rarely induces erythema or pigmentation.

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