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Tips on applying sunscreen

  • Choose a sunscreen with an SPF (sun protection factor) of at least 15.
  • Apply sunscreen 30 minutes before going outside, and reapply every two hours if you need to stay in the sun for long.
  • Reapply sunscreen after swimming, sweating or towel drying.
  • Apply sunscreen generously. Use about 1 ounce of sunscreen for good coverage.
  • Make sure you choose a  tested sunscreen that protects against both UVA and UVB rays