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Protecting your Skin

How does the sun affect your skin? 

Being out in the sun can be good for you. Sunlight can brighten your mood and help you feel healthier. But getting too much of the ultraviolet (UV) rays in sunlight or from a tanning bed can harm your skin. The damage may include: 

The lighter your skin is, the more easily it can be damaged by the sun. But everyone can benefit from protecting their skin from the sun, regardless of skin color. 

The amount of skin damage you can get from sunlight depends on: 

How can you protect your skin from the sun? 

Most sunburn and skin cancer can be prevented. Use the following tips to protect your skin. Avoid exposure to the sun 

Use sunscreen 


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