Energy-saving light bulbs can fry your skin, study claims

Energy-saving light bulbs might be good for the environment but they can fry your skin, a new study claims.

Researchers at Stony Brook University in New York State examined the impact of the efficient compact fluorescent bulbs – or CFL bulbs – on human skin cells prompted by a similar study undertaken in Europe.

They discovered that healthy skin exposed to light from the environmentally-friendly globes – which use a quarter of the energy of ordinary bulbs to produce the same amount of light – experienced the same kind of damage that is found with ultraviolet (UV) radiation.

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