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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.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 ...

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.melanomafoundation.org/prevention/facts.htm

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/38490-surprising-facts-sunscreen.html

Jul 29, 2013 ... Sunscreen has been used for centuries, but how did it evolve from pasty herbal extracts into invisible spray-ons? When was it first medically ...

www.sun-protection-and-products-guide.com/sunscreen-facts.html

There is a lot of confusion about sunscreen and sunblock. Understand sunscreen facts and myths. Who should wear sunscreen, what is the SPF rating system ...

health.thefuntimesguide.com/sunscreen_protection

Since overexposure to direct sunlight is the leading cause of skin cancer, using sunscreen daily is one of the biggest things you can do to prevent skin cancer ...

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!