Skin complexion, time of day, age, diet, cloud cover are among the many factors that determine how quickly you can get sunburned when the UV Index Scale is high.
If unprotected, most people can get sunburned in minutes between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when the sun’s rays are strongest
Wear a wide-brimmed hat. How wide, you ask? The wider, the better!
Wear sunglasses with proper UV protection (UV400) that cover your eyes as well as the sensitive skin below your eyes.
Sunscreen is great for skin protection. But in order to have optimal protection, you need to apply it thick and often!
Tired of constantly slathering or spraying on sunscreen after going in and out of the water? Wear a long sleeve swim shirt or rash guard. Most of the top brands have great UV protection. You will be fashionably protected from the sun’s damaging rays all summer long!