September 21, 2021 1 min read

A tan is the skin’s physiological response to the damage that the skin is getting from the UV rays. Of the UV radiation that the sun emits, 99 percent of what reaches the earth’s surface is UVA.

On days with high UV ratings, the harsh Australian sun can burn unprotected skin in a few minutes. Deep penetrating UVA radiation accounts for over 90% of our skin’s ageing over our lifetime.