As the summer season kicks off, it's important to remember sun protection. The National Council is helping implement by designating the Friday before Memorial Day Weekend as National "Don't Fry Day"
Let's be real, soaking up some sunshine feels great!
To ensure you are taking steps to protect yourself, read a few tips below.
- Take sunblock - not tanning oil...
Apply once every two hours at the least
Minimum of SPF 30
Make sure it is a broad spectrum lotion as this protects against both UVA & UVB sun rays
By doing so, you can be assured you are protecting yourself against cancer causing rays and receice anti-aging benefits - yes please!
- Wear shades
Sunglasses that protect your eyes will be labeled "UV absorption up to 400 nm"
Get wild and wear those huge frames - they are protecting you!
- Bring a hat
Fully brimmed hats will protect eyes, face, and ears where early aging is most noticeable
- Stay hydrated
Always have a water bottle on hand. Always!