5 smart tips to keep you protected from the sun
apply sunscreen
EVERY DAY, ALL YEAR ROUND.
  • Choose a broad spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or more.
  • Remember that UV rays can penetrate clouds, and that concrete, sand, water and snow reflect them back to you!
choose sunscreen

SUNSCREEN PRODUCT.

  • Determine the sunscreen SPF protection you need based on your skin type, location and activity.
  • Don't forget to check your local UV index and weather forecast!
apply sunscreen
GENEROUSLY AND OFTEN
  • Apply 15 minutes before sun exposure.
  • Cover all exposed areas. Don't forget ears, nose, the tops of feet and the backs of knees!
  • Use at least 30 mL (1 ounce) of sunscreen lotion to help protect an average-size body.
  • Reapply sunscreen at least every two hours, and after swimming, vigorous activity, sweating or toweling.

  • Seek the shade during peak hours.
limit exposure
apply sunscreen
& PROTECTIVE CLOTHING.
  • Wear clothing that covers as much of your skin as possible
  • Choose a wide-brimmed hat. Remember, baseball caps don't protect the ears or the vulnerable neck area!
  • Make sure sunglasses are labeled to block 99–100% of UV rays. Wraparound offer the most protection.