Melanin is Good for More Than Just Tans

Posted by Administrator on 9/22/2010 to Education
Did you know the melanin that gives you a tan is also responsible for producing hydrogen peroxide when skin is exposed to the sun? The process is called photo-oxidation and UV-Aid uses this process to produce hydrogen peroxide in your nasal passages and ear canals to kill germs helping to protect you from colds, flu, and ear infections.

UV-Aid produces hydrogen peroxide naturally