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10 Ways to Upgrade Your Sunscreen and Sun Care

Tips to keep your skin safe this summer

A woman applying sunscreen at the beach

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The freedom of a summer outdoors (while social distancing!) is here so get out the sunscreen. But let's be honest: Many women and men age 50-plus “forget” to apply sunscreen daily or just save it for the beach. Or they figure, “I'll just get some color this one time” or, “I could use some vitamin D” or, “My darker skin tone can handle it.” That's wrong and risky behavior, my friends. Around 9,500 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with skin cancer every day and 1 in 5 will develop skin cancer by age 70. Scared? You should be! Here's how to relax and enjoy the balmy weather and sun safely: