Now that summer is coming to a close, you might be thinking, At least I don’t have to remember to put on sunscreen anymore. Maybe it is not the biggest thing on your mind these days, but it is important to remember that you do need to protect your skin all year long–not just when basking by the pool or at the beach.
All year and even when there is cloud cover, the sun emits harmful ultraviolet (UVA and UVB) rays that not only cause sunburns, they also can cause skin cancer. If that’s not enough for you, they can lead to premature aging, wrinkles, and age spots too (now we’ve got your attention).
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Written by Bliss Mishler
Edited by Amy Rogers