Everyone loves some fun in the sun, and we’re just coming into the peak sun-tanning season! But before you spend your day in the sun, make sure you’ve got all the facts on being sun safe. Sunburn and sun tan can lead to skin cancer, which can mean not only ugly scars and spots, but also further cancer-related complications. Here are a few things you should do to bring you up to speed:
- Visit this website: http://www.cancer.org.au/cancersmartlifestyle/SunSmart.htm
It’s got heaps of great information about how to protect yourself against sunburn and skin cancer.
- Watch these videos:
If you think a little mole’s nothing to worry about, think again.
- Remember these 5 simple rules:
SLIP on some protective clothing, like a rash vest
SLOP on some sunscreen
SLAP on a hat
SLIDE on some sunglasses
Follow this advice and you’ll be sure to have a burn-free summer!