Keep covered up
With a shirt a hat that protects your face ,neck, and ears and a pair of UV protective sunglasses.
Seek out shade
Try to stay in shade between 11 am and 3 pm . Be careful to never burn, keep babies and very young children out of direct sunlight
Slap on sunscreen
When choosing a sunscreen, look for:
- High protection SPF (SPF 30 or more), to protect against UVB.
- 4or 5 UVA stars and the UVA circle logo, to protect against UVA.
Apply plenty 15 or 30 minutes before going out in the sun, and reapply every two hours and straight after swimming and towel-drying.
Drink plenty of water
2 – 3 liters per day.
If in doubt, check it out!
You should tell your doctor about any changes to a mole or patch of skin. If your doctor is worried about your skin , make sure you see a consultant Dermatologist; an expert in diagnosing skin cancer.
References:"protect your skin." Sunscreen and Sun Safety. N.p., 14 June 2016. Web. Aug. 2016.
"Protect Your Skin." Health Life Style. N.p., Dec. 2014. Web. Aug. 2016.