5 Ways to Protect Your Skin From The Sun

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If you are going to be in the sun for long periods of time, it is very important to protect your skin. The rays from the sun are extremely harmful and can cause wrinkles, spots, discolouration and worse of all...skin cancer. Here are 5 easy ways to keep your skin safe as you are exposed to the sun!

SunblockWear a sunscreen with a minimum of SPF 15 each time you are going out in the sun. Be sure to cover all areas that are exposed to the sun with sunblock. Doing so will help to filter out the UVB rays from the sun.

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Cosmo tip: Be sure to apply sunblock multiple times a day to ensure protection!

Wear a hatAn easy way to protect your face from the sun is by wearing a hat! You can now look chic and give your face the protection it so badly needs!

Cosmo tip: Wear a wide brim hat to protect your entire face!

Tinted Moisturizer If you want to give your face a gorgeous tint and protect it from the sun, the best bet is a tinted moisturizer. Most tinted moisturizers already have an SPF build in, so you can save yourself an extra step of applying sunblock!

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Cosmo tip: Layer on tinted moisturizer for a full coverage.

Sport a Light cardiganThe last thing you want to wear on a hot, humid day is a cardigan, we know! But if you forgot to wear sunblock, your best bet is to throw on a light cardigan if your skin is being exposed to the sun!

Cosmo tip: Wear a light coloured cardi to stay cool!

Avoid going out in the sunObvious, we know. But if you can, avoid staying out in the sun for long periods of time. This is truly the best protection for your skin!

Cosmo tip: Best times to stay indoors is between 10:00 am - 2:00 pm!

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