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Is [Link Removed] an effective option for individuals with Polymorphous Light Eruption disease (PMLE)?

PMLE is an allergic reaction to UV light that looks and feels like poison ivy. It's believed to affect between 10 to 20 % of individuals and is most severe during the spring or early summer. Lesions develop within hours of UV exposure and they resolve in a few days. It's thought that there is a genetic predisposition to the disorder.

Sunscreens that protect against both UVA and UVB rays are essential to preventing PMLE and recent studies have shown that sunscreens formulated with strong UVA blockers like Mexoryl SX afford greater protection against a range of sun related skin reactions than those formulated without it. .

Mexoryl SX (along with Mexoryl XL) may be found in a range of sunscreens including [Link Removed] In addition to protecting against sunburn and premature aging, Mexoryl SX may be considered an ideal ingredient to combat the effects of PMLE.

Sharmani Pillay is a Registered Pharmacist who specializes in anti aging skin care and women's wellness. She owns and operates an online skin care store at [Link Removed]
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