Fun In The Sun: How to Protect Your Skin

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In the summertime, sun protection is not an option but a necessity. Before heading out to have some fun in the sun, check out these sun protection tips in order to avoid the skin damage and pain caused by sunburns.

Mayo Clinic suggests the following preventive measures to prevent or treat a sunburn:

  • Avoid sun exposure between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
  • Cover up.
  • Use sunscreen frequently and liberally.
  • Wear sunglasses when outdoors.

If, despite your best efforts, you still overdo the sun exposure, you can check your symptoms  in order to determine proper treatment.

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