Taking precautions to protect your skin from the harmful effects of long-term exposure to Ultraviolet light from the sun can help maintain not only healthy looking skin but also significantly reduce the risk of more serious problems like skin cancer. To that end, Dr. Rupp has spent considerable time and effort researching products that provide the very best protection from the damaging effects of UVA and UVB light. Considering the right combination of ingredients as well as how those ingredients are applied and utilized by the skin. Dr. Rupp has identified, what he feels is, a line of products that provides the very best protection from the harmful rays of the sun.
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Many skin conditions are due to an over-exposure to Ultraviolet light.

Ultraviolet rays consist of both UVB and UVA wavelengths; while UVB rays are most damaging, causing sunburn and skin cancer, you should also be concerned with the effects of UVA rays on your skin. Recently, scentists have found UVA to be responsible for photoaging (the premature aging or deep wrinkling of your skin) and a contributing factor in skin cancer.

 
UVB
UVA
Percent of light in spectrum
7%
93%
Damage the rays can cause
Skin cancer, non-malignant skin tumors, sunburn
Photoaging (premature wrinkling), skin cancer
Light intensity
Changes hourly -
most intense between the hours of 10 AM and 3 PM, at higher altitudes, and during the summer.
Consistent throughout the day, different seasons, and varying altitudes

Always try to limit your exposure to direct sun light and remember to wear sunblock any time you are outside for long periods periods. Doing so will keep you feeling and looking healthy.
Chemfree SPF 30 & SPF 15
Dermatologic Cosmetic Laboratories® (DCL) has produced a line of sun protection products that Dr. Rupp highly recomends for patients needing protection from the sun.

Chemfree Superblock spf 30UVA/UVB CHEMFREE SUPERBLOCK SPF 30
Micronized and coated titanium dioxide and Zinc Oxide (Z-Cote®) provide optimal UV protection. Non-whitening, lightweight and elegant.

NO STING CHEM-FREE SUNSCREEN CREAM SPF 15
Contains no chemical sunscreen ingredients and is non-irritating

This new generation of sun protection is the sunscreen that dermatologists have been asking for!
The very water resistant formula combines highly refined micronized ingredients that provide more even and complete skin coverage without the whitening and heavy coating previously associated with chemical-free sunscreens.

Features & Benefits
• Ultra-micronized coated particles glide easily to provide even skin coverage
• Non-Whitening formula is invisible on the skin
• Lightweight, Quick-Drying formula provides weightless coverage
• Very Water Resistant- Retains SPF after 80 minutes in water or perspiring
• Chemical Free
• Fragrance-free

Directions for use
• Apply liberally 30 minutes before sun exposure and as often as needed
• Reapply as needed or after towel drying, swimming, or perspiring
• For children less than six months of age, consult a physician