UVB

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UVB

 (yo͞o′vē′bē′)
n.
Ultraviolet radiation that is found in sunlight, has a wavelength between 290 and 320 nanometers, and can cause damage to the skin including sunburn, tanning, premature aging, and cancer.

[u(ltra)v(iolet) B (the letter B being used to designate the second of the categories based on wavelength in which ultraviolet radiation is classified).]
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UVB

UV-B ADJ ABBR UVB raysrayos mpl UVB
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com PLENTY of face creams protect against the actual sun and the UVAs and UVBs but Murad's City Skin Age Defence, PS45, combines SPF50 with protection against pollution and blue light.
com || PLENTY of face creams protect against the actual sun and the UVAs and UVBs but Murad's City Skin Age Defence, PS45, combines SPF50 with protection against pollution and blue light.
I had a mole removed when I was pregnant but since working with Ladival, I've been keen to learn more about how the sun affects us and how important it is to be protected from infrared-A rays as well as UVA and UVBs.
Sadly UVBs by themselves don't do much for the tan and you won't be getting it for long enough to make a difference anyhow.
We lounged under the greenhouse-sky, the UVBs hacking
Protection against UVBs is measured by a lotion's SPF (sun protection factor).
When choosing your suntan lotion make sure it protects against harmful UVA and UVB rays.
UVBs are the primary cause of burning; but UVAs, in addition to burning the skin, penetrate deeper, causing genetic damage in cells and suppressing the immune system.
the employer's proportional share of the unamortized amount of the change in the plan's UVBs for plan years ending after September 25, 1980;
I've always been careful though, I had a mole removed when I was pregnant, but since working with Ladival I've been keen to learn more about how the sun affects us and how important it is to be protected from Infrared-A rays as well as UVA and UVBs.
The NHS recommends you use suntan lotion with an SPF (sun protection factor) - which protects against UVBs - of at least 15.