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Sunscreen: How to select & use


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5 common sunscreen mistakes — and how to avoid them

Sunscreen is a vital tool in the fight against skin cancer, however, it needs to be applied correctly. Follow these tips from dermatologists to avoid common sunscreen mistakes.

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How to apply sunscreen

Sunscreen can protect your skin against skin cancer and premature aging. However, it is not as effective unless it's applied correctly. Follow these tips from board-certified dermatologists when applying sunscreen.

How to decode sunscreen labels

Being able to decipher sunscreen labels can help you choose one that gives you the protection you expect. Here, you’ll find everything you need to decode a sunscreen label.

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How to select a sunscreen

Do you know that some sunscreens can prevent sunburn, reduce your risk of getting skin cancer, and help prevent early signs of skin aging? This infographic tells you how to choose a sunscreen that does all three.

How to use stick and spray sunscreens

It’s important to take precautions when using stick and spray sunscreens. Follow these tips from board-certified dermatologists to safely and adequately apply stick and spray sunscreens.

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Sunscreen Resource Center

When you protect your skin from the sun, you reduce your risk of developing skin cancer and early skin aging. Discover the role that sunscreen plays in protecting your skin and what else helps to keep you safe.

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