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Too much UV light from the sun and sunbeds can damage DNA and lead to skin cancer.
Work out your skin type and find out how knowing the UV Index can help you avoid sunburn.
When the sun is strong spend time in the shade, cover up with clothing, and use sunscreen with at least SPF15 and 4 or more stars.
Sunbeds expose you to harmful UV rays and raise the risk of cancer.
We all need some sun for healthy bones, but most people should be able to make enough vitamin D without getting sunburnt.
If you really want a tanned appearance, it’s safer to use fake tan lotion. Melanotan injections are illegal and may be unsafe.
Find the key facts about sun, UV and cancer risk, based on scientific research.