- Try to avoid the sun between 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. when the sun’s rays are the strongest.
- Apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen with a Sun Protection
Factor (SPF) of at least 30.
- Reapply sunscreen every 2 hours when outdoors, even on cloudy days.
- Wear protective, tightly woven clothing, such as a long-sleeved shirt and pants.
- Wear a 4-inch wide broad-brimmed hat and sunglasses, even when walking short distances.
- Stay in the shade whenever possible.
- Avoid reflective surfaces that can reflect up to 85% of the sun’s damaging rays.
- Protect children by keeping them out of the sun, minimizing sun exposure and applying sunscreens beginning at six months of age.
Thanks to the American Academy of Dermatology