5 Ways to Protect Your Skin From The Sun

Fun in the sun!

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.

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

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!

Most Popular

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!

What do you think?

Life
Share
Francia Raisa Shows Her Scars for the First Time Since Donating a Kidney to Selena Gomez
"Happy to be back," she wrote on Instagram.
Life
Share
If Music Gives You Goosebumps, Your Brain Might Be Special
Science finally has an explanation for that tingly feeling.
Life
Share
I Lost 20 Lbs On The Anti-Inflammatory Diet—And Fixed My Skin Forever
One month in, my life changed completely.
Life
Share
Why Some People Aren't So Happy About the New Royal Baby
Not everyone is excited about Will and Kate's expanding family.
Life
Share
Do-Nut Freak Out Over These Sweet New Disney Treats
Mickey! Mouse! Donuts!
Life
Share
Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Had Yet Another Very Awkward Handshake Moment
Did he just... push her?
Life
Share
Netflix Users, Beware of This Email Scam That Looks So Real It's Scary
Be sure to warn your friends!
Life
Share
Incredible Body Transformation Shows What Happens When You Ditch Cardio and Dieting
The difference is astounding.
Life
Share
What Your Go-To Sexy Bra Says About Who You Attract
The truth is very revealing.
Life
Share
No One *Really* Knows What Happens When Pregnant Women Drink Just a Little
Evidence of adverse effects is surprisingly sparse.