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Jan10-10, 11:02 AM
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You can get sunburned in the shadow. If your skin is fair you should wear a high-factor sunblock, that's the only way to prevent damage to your skin. There may be after-sun lotions that enhance cellular repair, but I am not aware of the proven effects.

Here is a paper from 2005 that puts forth a new application of DNA repair reagents:
After sun reversal of DNA damage: enhancing skin repair.