Monthly Archives: December 2020

What are UV Rays?

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What are UV Rays? UV Rays are a form of ultraviolet radiation generated by the Sun. Ultraviolet rays fall in the middle of the electromagnetic spectrum. There are different types of UV rays which all fall on the spectrum from short (high frequency) to long (low frequency) rays. UV rays are ionizing radiation and they […]

Are there Different Types of Sunscreens?

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Are there Different Types of Sunscreens? There are two main categories of sunscreens – chemical sunscreens and mineral sunscreens.  Whether mineral or chemical, sunscreens are graded by SPF, or sun protection factor. The SPF of a sunscreen tells you how much longer the Sun’s UVB rays would take to burn your skin. For example, SPF30 […]

Let’s talk about the basics: Nanotechnology

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Nanotechnology or nanotech is the science and engineering involved in the design and application of materials and devices whose smallest functional organization is on the nanometer scale or one billionth of a meter. In simpler terms, nanoparticles are super small! These molecular sized particles have infinite uses in science and technology, medicine and cosmetics. To […]

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