A group of researchers from McMaster University and South China University of technology have discovered a compound that effectively protects the skin from exposure to ultraviolet radiation. Source substances have become common algae, says Zee News.
Most sun lotions consist of synthetic components. Now scientists are engaged in the search for natural analogues. It seems that the first changes in this direction happened. Lignin has all the necessary properties to protect the skin from burns.
Researchers analyzed the effectiveness of five types Legina. As it turned out, organosolvent ligin has the most pronounced properties. Only 1% of this ligena in sunscreen increases the efficiency of the means of two times. When the concentration of up to 10% of the sunscreen properties of the cream reach 92 points on the scale SPF.