Even though this was for last week, the message is too important to be lost.
June 2-8 is Sun Safety Week. Here are facts to help you keep safe in the sun and still have fun.
Insect repellants reduce sunscreen’s SPF by up to 1/3, so you’ll need to increase your sunscreen’s SPF when using a combination.
99% to 100%:
Choose sunglasses that block 99% to 100% of UV rays.
On average, children get three times more UV exposure than adults.
One blistering sunburn can double a child’s lifetime risk of developing skin cancer.
Adults should use a sunscreen product with an SPF of at least 15.
Children should use a sunscreen product with an SPF of at least 30.
Source: Sun Safety Alliance