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Sunscreen is rated by sun protection factor (SPF), a multiplier of the amount of time the skin can be exposed to the sun before experiencing sunburn. The American Academy of Dermatology recommends using broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of at least 15.
Even with sunscreen skin can collect damaging radiation. Wear protective clothing and head covering during the midday hours.

www.ewg.org/sunscreen/report/8-little-known-facts-about-sunscreens

Do you depend on sunscreen for skin protection? Millions of Americans do, but they shouldn't. The rate of melanoma diagnosis is increasing. The consensus ...

www.everydayhealth.com/news/essential-facts-about-sunscreen

Jul 24, 2015 ... You already know that wearing SPF can save your life, but lesser-known facts about the skin-saver are just as important when trying to stay ...

www.aad.org/media/stats/prevention-and-care/sunscreen-faqs

Has a Skin Cancer/Skin Aging Alert in the Drug Facts section of the label, which means the sunscreen will only prevent sunburn and will NOT reduce the risk of ...

health.usnews.com/health-news/health-wellness/slideshows/9-surprising-facts-about-sunscreen

Jul 14, 2015 ... "But I wear sunscreen pretty often," you might think, "I'm sure I'm fine!" Chances are, you're not fine. Here are surprising facts about sunscreen ...

www.livescience.com/59219-sunscreen-facts.html

May 23, 2017 ... Sunscreen is the best line of defense against skin cancer. However, many people aren't using it correctly.

www.coppertone.com/sunfacts/funfacts

Know the facts about sun exposure and learn more about how to make the most appropriate sunscreen choices for you and your family!

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/318290.php

Jul 11, 2017 ... What is the truth about sunscreen? Is it safe to use? When should it be used? In this article, we investigate some common myths and facts about ...

6abc.com/health/facts-and-myths-about-suncreen/1455547

May 19, 2017 ... Less than 15% of men and 30% of women use sunscreen regularly on their exposed skin when outside for more than an hour, says the Centers ...

www.berkeleywellness.com/self-care/preventive-care/article/sunscreen-myths-vs-facts

Jun 27, 2017 ... Does sunscreen really protect your skin? Here are some surprising myths and facts about how to protect yourself from the sun's damaging rays.