Apply

It is important that you wear broad-spectrum, SPF 30+ sunscreen on your exposed skin when spending time outside.

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Wear

Remember to wear protective clothing when going outside, such as sunglasses, hats, long sleeves. Even if it is cloudy, the sun is still shining and can cause sun damage.

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Avoid

When the sun is strongest, from 11am-4pm, try to stay out of direct sunlight. Seek shade from umbrellas, trees or just head indoors.

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Reapply

Applying sunscreen once during the day isn’t enough. It is important to reapply every 2 hours, and each time after swimming, so the UV protection is fresh and effective.

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Enjoy

Once you have followed these sun safety tips you are ready to enjoy the outdoors without stressing about UV damage.

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Sun facts, not always fun facts

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You can sunburn even on a cloudy or windy day.
The sun’s rays still affect you even if you don’t feel it.

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Sand, bright surfaces and water can reflect UV rays.
Your skin and eyes can get damaged without reddening of the skin.

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UV exposure adds up throughout the day.
Everyone will experience accelerated skin aging under the sun.