Remember to Apply Sun Screen

as of 7/31/2019
 
SAY YES TO SUN PROTECTION - SAY NO TO SKIN CANCER
SKIN CANCER IS THE MOST COMMON CANCER IN THE U.S. 

ONE in FIVE Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, and one person dies from melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, every hour. 
 
PROTECT YOURSELF FROM UV RAYS:
  • SEEK SHADE
  • WEAR PROTECTIVE CLOTHING
  • GENEROUSY APPLY SUNSCREEN
IMPORTANT SUNSCREEN TIPS:
  • Broad-spectrum
  • Water-resistant
  • SPF 30 or higher
  • Re-applied every TWO HOURS, or after swimming or sweating. 
THERE ARE TWO TYPES OF SUNSCREEN: 
Physical Sunscreen - Best for sensitive skin:
  • Works like a shield 
  • Stays on the surface of your skin, deflecting the sun’s rays.
  • Active Ingredients ZINC OXIDE and/or TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Chemical Sunscreen: 
  • Works like a sponge
  • Absorbs the sun’s rays and tends to be EASIER TO RUB IN without white residue. 
  • Active Ingredients: OXYBENZONE, AVOBENZONE, OCTISALATE, OCTOCRYLENE, HOMOSALATE and OCTINOXATE. 

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