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shade screen, sun screen

A louvered awning used over windows; the metal blades are angled to permit good vision downward and horizontally while preventing the sun, at higher elevations, from striking the window.
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Experts believe the bees were attracted by pollen and natural plant extracts used in the sun screen cream issued to the students at Hankou College in Wuhan, central China.
UV rays are known to badly damage the skin and sun screen reflects back or absorbs the sun's rays, whereas the antioxidant pill would protect against sunburn as the antioxidants would enable the body to repair damaged cells and help protect against skin cancer and wrinkles.
The products -- Sun Screen Gel SPF 15, Sun Block Cream SPF 25, Surya Sandal Lotion SPF 30, Hydrophobic Sun Block SPF 40 and Lip Shield SPF 10 -- offer varying Sun Protection Factors, features which help determine how long one can stay before getting sunburn.
If the UV Index is greater than 3 (moderate), the American Cancer Society recommend that you apply a sun screen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of at least 15 a half an hour before going outside.
A typical SPF 45 product, the spokeswoman notes, contains as much as 25% chemical sun screen.
2 Slap on sun screen YouOre not going to get sunburn this time of year unless youOre in the Caribbean, but the winter sun still has enough UVA rays to age you.
If you're using both sun screen and DEET, apply the sun screen first.
414-727-5555) boasts great American cuisine and a to-die-for location on Lake Michigan, says Thomas of the eatery, housed right near the Milwaukee Art Museum's famed Burke brise-soleil sun screen.
Shouldn't people know that it's dangerous to use a hair dryer in the bathtub, put their hands under a running lawn mower; or drive a car before removing the sun screen from the windshield?