Sun damage can have an irreversible impact on your skin, leading to burning, irritation, some forms of cancer and early signs of ageing. On the other hand however, the sun is a vital and easy source of vitamin D, which is crucial for good health. It is important to find a good balance between the two. Jessica Rowe is not one to shy away from the sun. When she was younger, like a lot of us in our youth, Jessica used to stay outside in the sun and fry – in search of that much desired tan.