Here Comes the Sun | Skin Care Tips from the Experts
Summer is here and it is important to protect your skin from harmful UV rays. Did you know that having five blistering sunburns between the ages of 13-20 can increase your risk of melanoma by 80%?
Here are a few skincare tips from the experts on how to keep your skin safe and beautiful this season.
• Apply and Reapply Sunscreen. Sunscreen should be reapplied every two hours or after swimming or sweating.
• It takes sunscreen 20 minutes to sink in before it will actively protect you from UV rays.
• Avoid being outside from between 10:00am- 2:00pm.
• Don’t forget to apply sunscreen to your scalp or wear a wide-brimmed hat to protect your head and face from
Darla Parker, PA-C for Coastal Skin Surgery & Dermatology further explains how to avoid sunburns and protect your skin this season.