Summer weather has arrived and it’s time to lather on the sunscreen, right!? Well, maybe not.
Despite consistent sunscreen use, the rate of new melanoma cases – the most dangerous type of skin cancer – continues to increase.
Experts debate whether this is due to the harmful chemicals found in many sunscreen products, a lack of UVA protection, the decrease in Vitamin D production, or a false sense of security which may be encouraging people to spend more time in the sun.
Whatever the reason, sunscreen should be chosen carefully and used in combination with other protective measures. Read on for my ‘safe sun’ tips!