A Shot of Sunscreen

June 18, 2018

Look around... find five people. One of them has or will have skin cancer in his/her life. Make sure it’s not you or your kids – be smart and you can still have fun in the sun. Make sunscreen a must when you step outside, much like seatbelts in cars. Aim for an SPF of 15 or higher, and look for what’s called broad-spectrum sunscreen – one that protects from ultraviolet radiation rays (both UVA and UVB). This should be clearly marked on the label.

A few easy keys to good sunscreen application:

And remember summertime is critical, but it’s not the only time you need sunscreen. The sun’s out there 365 days a year, so be smart!