Cool Innovations: a Wristband That Signals Sun Overexposure

We’ve all been in that situation where we are out in the sun a bit too long, and we feel our skin starting to burn. It’s easy to get distracted and lose track of time while out doing yard work or walking. The problem is, once you feel the burn, it’s already too late. Damage has been done.

Now there’s a cool new wristband in the works that will let you know just when you are starting to get too much sun, so that you can either find some shade or head back inside.

Given the rising incidence of skin cancer in the U.S., this little bracelet could actually end up doing a whole lot of good (and help prevent some premature aging of the skin too). It won’t be available for another year or so, but keep a look out for it.

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A Wristband That Signals Sun Overexposure