Sunscreens contain inorganic or organic compounds called ‘filters’. These filters scatter and/or absorb ultra-violet radiation (UVR), resulting in reduced photo-ageing and keratoses. Despite these benefits, there are both ecological and human health concerns with sunscreens.
It’s a fairly well accepted notion these days, that we are more exposed, to more chemicals, pollutants and toxins than ever.
But have you ever stopped and tallied up your average daily exposure?
As clinicians, we are in a frontline position to assist people to be more physiologically capable of interfacing with an increasingly toxic world.