Smart Woman: How to Protect Your Skin From Cancer

Published 08/07 2014 06:37PM

Updated 08/07 2014 07:01PM

While enjoying the last of the summer rays, make sure to protect your skin. Overexposure of the sun's UV rays damages your skin. If done repetitively, it can lead to cancer.

Here are some tips to protect your skin:

-avoid prolonged exposure of the sun during midday

-lather up sunscreen when going outdoors

-wear a hat and other protective clothing while outside

-see your dermatologist each year for a skin check

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