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December 22, 2014

Sunscreen: How to Select, Apply, and Use It Correctly

Sunscreens help shield you from the sun’s dangerous ultraviolet (UV) rays in two ways. Some work by scattering the light, reflecting it away from your body. Others absorb the UV rays before they reach your skin.

When To Apply Sunscreen

How To Apply Sunscreen

What To Look for When You Buy Sunscreen

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Submitted by: Dr. Jorge Lopez-Granja