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Watch: groundbreaking film on why you should wear sunscreen


If you still need convincing that sunscreen is worth the bother of applying, then take a look at this video.

Even if you don’t, it makes for interesting viewing.

Artist Thomas Leveritt put the short film together to highlight the effectiveness of sunscreen against harmful rays.

The video – likely to delight cosmetics firms – begins by using an ultraviolet camera to show passers-by the damage the sun has done to their skin.

Later on, with the same camera, it demonstrates the opaque effect of applying sunscreen.

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