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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 ...

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.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.

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.skincancer.org/prevention/sun-protection/sunscreen

Jul 2, 2014 ... Are you confused by all the sunscreen options and ingredients? ... SPF – or Sun Protection Factor – is a measure of a sunscreen's ability to ...

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.melanoma.org/understand-melanoma/preventing-melanoma/facts-about-sunscreen

Sunscreen Facts. Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. Research suggests that nearly 90% of melanomas are caused by overexposure to ultraviolet ...