The Health Risks That Come with a Lack of Summer Sun Protection Infographic

As the new school year nears, many of you are probably trying to soak up those last few weeks of the summer sun, especially if you’ve been stuck inside all summer. For many of us though, protecting our skin outdoors is an afterthought. In fact, 40 percent of U.S. residents say they don’t wear sunscreen, which is disturbing considering the most common form of cancer in the U.S. is skin cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So, what is the right sunscreen, how often should you apply it, and what are the warning signs of skin cancer? Check out our infographic below to make sure you are protected from the summer sun.   

Sun Skin Health Infographic

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