If you often put lip gloss or balm on your lips when you go out into the sun, then you could be increasing your chance of getting skin cancer. These lip products could attract more ultraviolet rays.
By the gloss of these lip products they have the opposite effect of sun screen. This is the opinion of doctor Christine Brown of the University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. By using lip gloss you can increase your risk of skin cancer compared to not using any lip gloss.
The skin of the lips is very thin and ages quickly by the sun. Faster than the rest of your body. Brown emphasizes that you should apply a protective product against the sun before using any lip gloss on your lips. 25% Of Americans don’t use any kind of protection against the sun for their lips.
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