UV Radiation and Skin Damage

Sun energy waves can be divided according to their physiological affect on the skin as well as the depth of skin penetrationa

In less scientific words, sun radiation penetrates the skin and causes sunburn, long-term skin damage, and possibly skin cancer.

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  • UVAI (340-400nm) can cause tanning but has minimal erythemal effect. It penetrates deeply and can cause long-term damage.
  • UVAII (320-340nm) has a slight erythemal effect.
  • UVB (290-320nm) causes sunburn and is a major contributor to skin cancer development.
  • UVC (200-290nm) is very energetic radiation which is absorbed by the ozone layer.


The Protective Effects of  Safe Sea Sunscreen

The Nidaria R&D team has developed a range of topical sunscreens that reduce or eliminate the skin penetration of UV radiation.

The Safe Sunscreen product line includes a range of sunscreens providing low protection for daily use under moderate sun, up to ultra protection from UVA / UVB during extreme sports, skiing and mountaineering, or on vacation on tropical beaches. All our products have been clinically tested in accordance with FDA., EU and Japanese regulations.