Likewise Skincare Responds to Fluorescent Bulb Dangers with Positive Solutions

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Following a report that UV rays emitted from compact fluorescent light bulbs could potentially damage skin, skincare distributor, Likewise Skincare, responds with skincare products that could help protect against harmful rays.

On July 26, 2012, skincare product distributor, Likewise Skincare, observed the recent report that ultraviolet (UV) rays from fluorescent bulbs can damage epidermal human skin cells.

According to a report by, these compact fluorescent light bulbs posed the risk of damaging human skin as a result of cracks and fissures found on the phosphor exterior on the outer light bulb. Although energy-efficient, these bulbs showed in the various studies that the skin damage was similar to what was experienced with outdoor overexposure to the sun and its rays.

Furthermore, the study suggested that close proximity to the bulbs would cause increased exposure and more risk of skin damage. Hiding or concealing it behind a glass case of some kind or refraining from close contact is the best methods of avoiding skin damage.

Likewise Skincare reacted to this study with appreciation, acknowledging the fact that even in closed indoor places, people can still be at risk of skin damage. Their effective skincare lotion can protect against this form of exposure regardless of being indoors or out. Truthfully, the energy-saving, environmental benefits that come with using fluorescent light bulbs can be worth having. This also means that owners of these light bulbs may seek the proper protection against the bulbs’ UV rays.

Likewise Skincare was founded by board certified dermatologist and President of Likewise, Inc., Dr. Julie Pena. Likewise daily moisturizers are all-in-one but not one-fits-all. Each moisturizer is formulated with skin-balancing toners to work with your specific skin type. The moisturizers use a combination of anti-aging antioxidants, ultra-protective zinc oxide, and water-resistant ingredients to keep you protected.

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