Skin Cancer

10 Tips for Sun Safety on Spring Break


Don’t go out in the midday sun

Beware of white surfaces

You can still get sunburned on a cloudy day

Use broad spectrum sunscreen

Apply sunscreen every two hours

Try zinc oxide

Apply sunscreen correctly

Apply sunscreen 15 minutes before going outside

Don’t stay out in the sun too long

Avoid getting a blistering sunburn

Allison Tsai

Allison Tsai

Allison wrote for HealthCentral as an editor and producer for Allergy, Asthma, Cold & Flu, COPD, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Skin Care, Skin Cancer, and Sleep Disorders.