The sun has many disadvantages, including health dangers.

The main disadvantage of the sun is overexposure. Too much sun exposure will lead to sunburn . Over time, multiple sunburns weaken the skin, will then cause discolouration of skin.

Another disadvantage of sun exposure is it increases changes of getting skin cancer. According to research, many doctors believe that most skin cancers can be avoided by taking preventative measure against sun.

Sun shade is something used as a protection from the rays of the sun, as anawning or a parasol.