UV exposure, sunbeds and tanning: 6 things you probably didn’t know
Proper sun care is extremely important, we all agree on that. Yet, exposure to UV light carries both
risks and benefits: over the last few decades the focus has only been on the risk of overexposure and
that sunlight should be avoided at all cost. But in the last few years more and more studies are
showing the research used may have biases and moderate exposure may outweigh the risk of over
exposure. Therefore, we feel the urge to call for a balanced discussion, in order to be part of the
solution to address concrete challenges related to UV exposure, tanning and sunbeds use. As policies
need to rely on solid evidences, let’s look at the key misconceptions in the sector.