Sun Safety Tips

Sun Safety Tips

Protect your skin and children’s skin now!!

  1. Try to avoid the sun between 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. when the sun’s rays are the strongest.
  2. Apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen with a Sun Protection

    Factor (SPF) of at least 30.

  3. Reapply sunscreen every 2 hours when outdoors, even on cloudy days.
  4. Wear protective, tightly woven clothing, such as a long-sleeved shirt and pants.
  5. Wear a 4-inch wide broad-brimmed hat and sunglasses, even when walking short distances.
  6. Stay in the shade whenever possible.
  7. Avoid reflective surfaces that can reflect up to 85% of the sun’s damaging rays.
  8. 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

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