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It’s All Sun and Games Until Somebody Gets Burnt

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The Dos and Don'ts of Sun Safety

According to the CDC, we are at an increased risk of experiencing damage from the sun’s harmful UV rays during summer months, especially near the equator and at high altitudes. Whether traveling or enjoying our own backyards, it’s important to keep ourselves safe all summer long.

Follow these simple Dos and Don’ts to maximize your fun in the sun.

DO

  • Wear sunglasses and sunscreen that block both UVA and UVB rays
  • Wear protective clothing when possible
  • Apply sunscreen to all exposed skin
  • Apply sunscreen before bug spray
  • Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of non-alcoholic fluids

DON'T

  • Remain in direct sunlight for extended periods of time during midday hours (10am-4pm)
  • Forget to apply sunscreen to your scalp, ears, lips, neck, tops of feet and back of hands
  • Keep sunscreen longer than 2 years
  • Forget to reapply every 2 hours or after swimming

Now that you’re prepped with a few safety tips, you’re ready to head out and enjoy your best side, outside. Show us how you’re practicing sun safety on the ledge by tagging us on social media and using the hashtag #LedgeLife.

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