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Skin Health Institute

Think UV

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.

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SUNSCREEN EXPLAINED

Learn how to choose the best sunscreen and how to apply it so that you're protected by UV rays. 

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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."

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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. 

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YOUR SKIN, VITAMIN D AND THE SUN

Learn about getting the right levels of exposure to vitamin D. 

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TREATING SUNBURN

There are steps you can follow to ease your discomfort and maybe, just maybe, limit the damage that sunburn has. 

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CHECKING YOUR SKIN

It is important to regularly check your skin to ensure that you are aware of any changes.

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THINK UV MEDIA RELEASE

Download the thinkUV campaign media release. 

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