Safe Fun in the Sun: 8 Sun Safety Tips to Help Reduce Your Family's Risk of Skin Cancer! by Katie Sloan

Family Health Cancer
2 years ago
Safe Fun in the Sun: 8 Sun Safety Tips to Help Reduce Your Family's Risk of Skin Cancer!

Did you know that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer? To minimize the risk, here are some tips from the Skin Cancer Foundation!

  • Seek shade especially between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. 
  • Wear UV-absorbing clothing, swimsuits and rash guards with UPF of 30+. 
  • Remember hats and sunglasses. 
  • Thirty minutes before you head out, apply water-resistant, broad-spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30+. Reapply often. 
  • Keep babies under 6 months out of the sun. Apply sunscreen to older kids. 
  • Check your medicine cabinet. Some OTC and prescription meds can increase your risk of burning.
  • About 90 percent of skin’s aging comes from the sun, so wear sunscreen year round. 
  • Look for products with the Skin Cancer Foundation’s Seal of Approval

Get more sun protection tips via the Skin Cancer Foundation here

The information on is for informational and entertainment purposes only, and should not be considered medical advice. The information provided through this site should not be used to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease, and is not a substitute for professional care. Always consult your personal health care provider.

Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:

30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.

Melanoma: Here's How to Spot a Bad Spot That Could be Skin Cancer!

Melanoma: Why You Need to Schedule a Skin Cancer Screening Now!

Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
These are such important tips! Thanks for sharing with us, Katie Sloan !
Kimberly Johnson
Katie Sloan , how did I miss this?! Thanks for some wonderful tips and welcome! <3
Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
You are so right, Katie Sloan ! I wish I could go back in time and protect my own skin as well as I protected my kids' skin. We know so much more now about skin cancer than we did when we were growing up. Thanks for sharing, and welcome to our #30Seconds tribe!
Kim Kusiciel
Katie Sloan this is so important. Thank you for summarizing this for us. Everyone can also find your tip on Pinterest so they can save it to their boards. Here is the pin:

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

Melanoma: 2 Things You Can Do to Reduce Your Risk of Skin Cancer!

Daily Aspirin Therapy No Longer Recommended for Prevention of Heart Attack & Stroke for Older Adults

Signs of Alcoholism: Are You Really a Social Drinker or Could You Be an Alcoholic?

Got 30 seconds? Sign up for and get the best of our tips each week!