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Sunscreen Bel Air MD

Sunscreen protects your skin from sunburn. See below for local retailers in Bel Air that provide access to water-resistant sunscreen, UVA protection, and UVB protection, as well as advice and content on sun exposure, SPF, the UV index, and the recommended re-application frequency of sunscreen.

Ross Stores Inc
(410) 420-0797
527 Baltimore Pike
Bel Air, MD
Target Stores
(410) 638-7532
580 Marketplace Dr
Bel Air, MD
Dollar General Stores
(410) 838-8753
Campus Hill Plz
Bel Air, MD
Target Stores
(410) 670-9000
403 Constant Friendship
Abingdon, MD
(410) 569-9403
401 Constant Friendship
Edgewood, MD
Greenbrier Texaco
(410) 638-9380
1201 Churchville Rd
Bel Air, MD
Tj Maxx
(410) 638-9380
Tollgate Mall
Bel Air, MD
Old Navy Clothing Store
(410) 638-6780
678 Baltimore Pike
Bel Air, MD
C Mart Discount Warehouse
(410) 879-7858
1503 Rock Spring Rd
Forest Hill, MD
Dollar General Stores
(410) 676-4332
2216 Hanson Rd
Edgewood, MD

Functions Of The Skin

Functions of the Skin

The skin has several important functions.

  1. It provides a protective barrier, defending the body from all outside environmental influences, including extremes in temperature and exposure to disease organisms such as harmful bacteria and infections, wind and ultraviolet rays from sunshine. 

  2. It acts as a thermostat, retaining heat or cooling you down with sweat.

  3. It acts as a waste disposal. Certain waste is expelled from your body 24 hours a day through your skin in the form of excess water, toxins and carbon dioxide.

  4. It is important in body processes such as respiration, and metabolism.

  5. It provides you with a sense of touch to help you communicate with the outside world.

  6. It responds to sudden changes in emotions.

  7. The skin is the body's main organ of sexual attraction.

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Skin Care