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It’s finally here! Summer seems to have arrived and with it warm weather and sunshine. Don’t rush out into the sun just yet though! Sun exposure can damage your skin and increase your risk of skin cancer. That's why it’s so important to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays every day.
How can you protect your skin? What’s the right sunscreen to use? How often should you reapply it? Is sunscreen safe for everyone? NorthShore University HealthSystem has you covered with sun safety tips for adults, kids and babies alike. Click on the image below to access our full infographic with helpful sun safety tips and then go out and enjoy the summer sun without getting burned.