Sunscreen Store Fixtures
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This Sunscreen Store Fixtures index page aggregates links
to all post and photos of retail merchandising, display, and outfitting
as well as deep Background courtesy of Wikipedia.
Sunscreen, also known as suncream or sunblock, is a lotion, spray, gel or other topical product that absorbs or reflects some of the sun‘s ultraviolet (UV) radiation and thus helps protect against sunburn, especially for fair-skinned individuals. Diligent use of sunscreen can also slow or temporarily prevent the development of wrinkles and sagging skin.
Depending on the mode of action, sunscreens can be classified into physical sunscreens (i.e., those that reflect the sunlight) or chemical sunscreens (i.e., those that absorb the UV light).
Medical organizations such as the American Cancer Society recommend the use of sunscreen because it aids in the prevention of squamous cell carcinomas. Many sunscreens do not block UVA radiation, which does not primarily cause sunburn but can increase the rate of melanoma and photodermatitis. The use of broad-spectrum (UVA/UVB) sunscreens can address this concern.
Sunscreens are commonly rated and labeled with a sun protection factor (SPF) that measures the fraction of sunburn-producing UV rays that reach the skin. For example, “SPF 15” means that 1/15th of the burning radiation reaches the skin through the recommended thickness of sunscreen. Other rating systems indicate the degree of protection from non-burning UVA radiation.
A 2013 study concluded that the diligent, everyday application of sunscreen can slow or temporarily prevent the development of wrinkles and sagging skin. The study involved 900 white people in Australia and required some of them to apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen every day for four and a half years. It found that people who did so had noticeably more resilient and smoother skin than those assigned to continue their usual practices.
In 2009, the Therapeutic Goods Administration of Australia updated a review of sunscreen safety studies and concluded: “The potential for titanium dioxide (TiO2) and zinc oxide (ZnO) nanoparticles in sunscreens to cause adverse effects depend primarily upon the ability of the nanoparticles to reach viable skin cells. To date, the current weight of evidence suggests that TiO2 and ZnO nanoparticles do not reach viable skin cells.” Sunscreen ingredients typically undergo extensive review by government regulators in multiple countries, and ingredients that present significant safety concerns (such as PABA) tend to be withdrawn from the consumer market.
Concerns have also been raised about potential vitamin D deficiency arising from prolonged use of sunscreen. Typical use of sunscreen does not usually result in vitamin D deficiency; however, extensive usage may. Sunscreen prevents ultraviolet light from reaching the skin, and even moderate protection can substantially reduce vitamin D synthesis. However, adequate amounts of vitamin D can be produced with moderate sun exposure to the face, arms and legs, averaging 5–30 minutes twice per week without sunscreen. (The darker the complexion, or the weaker the sunlight, the more minutes of exposure are needed, approximating 25% of the time for minimal sunburn. Vitamin D overdose is impossible from UV exposure; the skin reaches an equilibrium where the vitamin degrades as fast as it is created.) (SOURCE: Wikipedia)
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For Sunscreen Store Fixtures by title see…
Follow Hawaiian Tropic outfitting at…
” Aloha-Therapy Hawaiian-Tropic Checkout Display ”
” Summer Sunscreen Mobile Tower by Hawaiian Tropic ”
“ Banana Boat Tower In Bright Orange ”
“Hawaiian Tropic and Banana Boat Sell Into Summer”
“Hawaiian Tropic & Banana Boat Label Strip Overload”
“Overhead-Mount Productstop for Sunscreen“
Follow Sun Bum Point-of-Purchase Displays at…
” Trust-The-Bum Sun Bum Checkout Display ”
” Sun-Bum Top-Shelf Wicker Basket ”
“Sun Bum Gorilla Marketing of Lip Balm”
” Sun-Bum Hair-Care Corrugated Tower ”
” Sun-Bum Hair-Care Corrugated Shelf ”
” Sun-Bum Lip-Balm Corrugated Scan-Hook “
For all Sunscreen Store Fixtures Resources…
“Sunscreen Store Fixtures Pinterest Board“
“Sunscreen Store Fixtures Index Page”