What time is it? Summertime! You know what that means. Long walks on the beach, ice cold treats, and sunburned cheeks! All of them sound good, right? Wrong!
Sunburn. That uncomfortable feeling of red, tingling skin on your neck, tempting the most devilish friends to come by and unleash the most vicious, painful slap possible. Now that doesn’t sound fun, does it? It may just be short term pain, but in the long run, it’ll have its consequences.
We all love the hot summer days, but there are risks. The sun emits UV rays that can do a variety of things, including:
- Cause sunburn
- Age your skin
- Cause cataracts
- Damage the immune system
- Cause skin cancer
Fortunately, there are things that can be done. Here are some tips on protecting yourself and your kids from the dangers of the sun.