Sun allergy and PMLE treatment - Polymorphous Light Eruption and more.
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 […]

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 […]

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 shirudo.com. 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 […]

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 […]