Sun allergy and PMLE treatment - Polymorphous Light Eruption and more.

I’ve never had a chance to try Heliocare before and I’m always concern about the lack of studies on vitamin and health supplement. I was trilled when I found out this article from Dr. Irwin Dermatologist. Her opinion on in a short sentence: “Just say no”. Although the article is not specifically targeted to PMLE […]

PMLE face and lips sun allergy rash
August 23, 2017

If you have PMLE on your face and lips you are not alone. In the past 5 years I received a lot of feedback from PMLE (polymorphous light eruption) sufferers from around the world. The most typical PMLE case is a body rash appearing on day 2 of sudden sun exposure and mostly on areas […]

Sun Rash Visual Guide
January 26, 2016

Got a sun rash on your last vacation? It might be a sun allergy. In this infographic, we cover the most common photosensitivities. You sun rash might be cause by many different conditions. Too small? Download hires version.   SUN ALLERGIES VISUAL GUIDE This infographic is a visual aid to identify the type of photosensitivity […]

Great article about Photodermatitis
December 9, 2015

Photodermatitis: The 4 most common skin problems related to sun exposure If you read french, you must have a look at this great article about photodermatitis by Dr Marilou Bernatchez published in Le Médecin du Québec. It is very well documented and you can see pictures of the 4 most commons skin problems related to sun exposure. It […]

Hi everyone, I wanted to give you a quick update about my ongoing experiment using  Shirudo AGR+E lotion as a PMLE treatment. I just came back from an amazing trip to Vietnam, including 5 days in wonderful Phu Quoc Island, a paradise Island in the Golf of Thailand. Lots of sun, very hot weather.  I […]

Photosensitivity  is a generic term that includes all sun related conditions like solar urticaria, chemical photosensitization, polymorphous light eruption (PMLE) and more. All reactions are characterized by itchy eruptions on sun-exposed skin. In this article we are discussing chemical photosensitivity, which can be split is two main type: phototoxicity  and photoallergy. Both are cause by […]

PMLE Treatment: My TOP 6 tips!
December 5, 2013

My top 6 tips for a PMLE free vacation Painful and annoying PMLE rash is almost past history for me now. It’s been 18 months since I first tried my demo batch of Shirudo Antioxidant Lotion (now called Shirudo AGR+E) as a PMLE treatment and I am glad to say it is still totally effective […]

What does Polymorphous (or polymorphic) Light Eruption (PMLE) look like? People always ask me what PMLE looks like and then start to describe the last rash they had. So I thought I could share some PMLE pictures. If you have something similar to my last sun rash, a doctor can help determine if you are affected by […]

Here are the first results using Shirudo Antioxidant Body Lotion as a effective polymorphous light eruption treatment (PMLE treatment). You can find the lotion at Here is the story. A little over five months ago, I enlisted the help of a cosmetic-specialized chemist to develop this lotion. The first 7 kg of the pilot […]

Polymorphous light eruption treatment : My personal path towards natural prevention If you’ve done your research like me, you may have found several clinical studies revealing the effectiveness of a formulation combining alpha-glucosylrutin (also called AGR, ag-rutin, glucosylrutin) and Vitamin E. According to many research conclusions*, this is an effective preventive treatment for PMLE. 80% of […]

The list of preventive solutions I have tried throughout the past 10 years to avoid PMLE. Polymorphous light eruption (PMLE) is the most common sun allergy. If you suffer from PMLE, chances are beaches and exotic hideaways might not be your favourite vacation destinations. Despite the fact common preventive therapy (avoiding sunlight, wearing long clothes) […]

Polymorphous Light Eruption (PMLE)
March 6, 2012

What is polymorphous light eruption (PMLE)? Polymorphous light eruption (PMLE), otherwise termed Polymorphic light eruption (PLE), is a skin complaint caused by sunlight, which usually appears as an itchy rash on sun-exposed skin. It is the most common sun allergy, affecting people of all ethnic backgrounds. In temperate climates (4 seasons), PMLE is common during […]

If you’ve ever had a sun rash, chances are you’ve suffered from photodermatitis. Learn more about the most common types of sun allergies and their specific symptoms. What is a sun allergy? A sun allergy (also called sun poisoning, sun rash and photodermatitis) is a reaction of the immune system to sunlight, most often characterized […]