I agree with Dr. Mercola. While the sun isn’t something to screw around with and abuse we do need to be in it. Our bodies are made to fight cancerous cells. If we give it the right nutrients and keep it clean (inside and out) then the sun won’t be an issue. This is a good article to help you understand the skin and exposure. Easy read.
“5 Skin Care Myths & Top Tips for a Healthier Complexion
By Dr. Mercola
Your skin is your largest organ, and far from being just a passive “covering” on your body, your skin is a complex system made up of nerves, glands and cell layers that play an intricate role in your health.
In fact, healthy skin not only serves as a buffer that helps protect your body from extreme temperatures and chemicals, it also produces antibacterial substances to protect you from infection and enables your body to produce vitamin D when exposed to the sun. It is also densely packed with nerve cells that act as messengers to your brain, making your skin a crucial part of your interactions with the world around you.
Obviously, for these reasons taking good care of your skin is of crucial importance, and will also help your skin appearance to stay soft, supple and glowing, rather than prematurely wrinkled or rough.
5 Common Skin Care Myths
Some of the most widely held “truths” about proper skin care are actually myths. …”