A new study shows that putting sunscreen on your eyes can be harmful to your health.
It found that even the most protective sunscreen can lead to sunburn, a condition known as photoaging.
And that even just putting sunscreen over your eyes, even a thin layer, can cause it to stick to your skin, according to the study published in the journal JAMA Dermatology.
According to the researchers, “a small amount of sunscreen applied over the eyes is not likely to cause sunburn.”
But if you use sunscreen all the time, it may not be enough to stop the sunburn.
The researchers found that people who had applied sunscreen to their eyes before the study began had slightly higher rates of sunburn compared to people who hadn’t applied sunscreen.
“People who were using sunscreen as a protective measure for at least one hour after sun exposure, but not for longer, had significantly higher rates for photoaging than those who had not applied sunscreen,” the researchers wrote in their study.
It’s unclear how sunscreen causes photosensitivity, but the researchers believe it’s likely due to vitamin D, a hormone released in the skin that helps protect it from UVB rays.
“It’s possible that sunscreen exposure leads to the release of vitamin D in the body,” study author Michael Wojcik, an assistant professor of dermatology at the University of Wisconsin, wrote in an email.
“This is because UVB photons from UV radiation penetrate the skin and cause vitamin D to be released.
This may explain why sunscreen does not cause photoaging.”
It’s not clear how long sunscreen can stay on your skin.
Wojciechowski’s team found that after two weeks of sunscreen use, skin cells started to age and break down.
“If you take a daily multivitamin, it’s not going to last,” Wojski told The Huffington Post.
“You need to get more vitamin D from the sun.”
So while it may sound like sunscreen is a great way to prevent sunburn in general, Wojcekowski says there are other, more efficient ways to protect yourself from the damage that sunscreen can cause.
For example, the sun is not the only source of vitamin C in your skin that can be damaging.
Vitamin D is also important for your skin and has been linked to the development of melanoma, a type of skin cancer that can spread from the outside to the inside.
“The sun is the best sunscreen, but there are also many other sources that can damage your skin,” he said.
“People should avoid sunscreen until they’re comfortable with the safety of their sunscreen.”
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