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When the sun is strong, spend time in the shade, cover up with clothing and use sunscreen with at least SPF 15 and 4 stars.
Too much ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun and sunbeds can damage DNA and cause skin cancer.
Find out how knowing the UV index and how your skin reacts in the sun 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.
UV rays from sunbeds can damage the DNA in your skin cells and cause skin cancer.
We all need some sun for healthy bones, but most people should be able to make enough vitamin D without getting sunburnt.
This summer, embrace and own your natural skin tone and protect it from UV damage when the sun is strong.
If you really want a tanned appearance, it’s safer to use fake tan lotion. Melanotan injections are illegal and may be unsafe.