Many Australians aren’t aware of the dangers of ultraviolet (UV) rays, which cause sunburn, skin damage and skin cancers. To coincide with World Skin Health Day this Wednesday 14 October, the Skin Health Institute is launching thinkUV.
thinkUV aims to grow public awareness about the dangers posed by UV levels and encourage skin protective behaviours.
UV INDEX TOOLS
Checking the UV level each morning can help ensure you're adequately protected against UV rays.Read more
Learn how to choose the best sunscreen and how to apply it so that you're protected by UV rays. DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC
READ BROOKE'S STORY
"Getting a BCC at 38 is on the unusual side, but it still happened. It is caused by exposure, over time, to UV radiation."Read more
SUN PROTECTION MYTHS
Can you still get sunburned in the shade? Does makeup provide adequate SPF? And what about vitamin D? Check out our top 5 sun protection myths. DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC
YOUR SKIN, VITAMIN D AND THE SUN
Learn about getting the right levels of exposure to vitamin D. Read more
There are steps you can follow to ease your discomfort and maybe, just maybe, limit the damage that sunburn has. Read more
CHECKING YOUR SKIN
It is important to regularly check your skin to ensure that you are aware of any changes.Read more
THINK UV MEDIA RELEASE
Download the thinkUV campaign media release. Read more