Avoid exposing your skin to sunlight between 10h00 and 15h00
Wear wide brimmed hats and clothing that is thick enough to
prevent UV light penetration
Wear UV400 rated sunglasses only. Cheap non-UV400 sunglasses
will damage your eyes more than if you wore no sunglasses at
all. Wear wrap-around sunglasses where possible.
long sleeve shirts and long pants where possible
Use full body bathing costumes for children
Avoid exposing babies less than 1 year to direct sunlight.
Most sun damage occurs before the age of 18 – educating children
on the dangers of exposure is critical to avoid problems later
in their life.
Apply broad spectrum sunscreen (SPF 15 or higher) before going
into the sun. Apply liberally and spread sunscreen evenly, being
cautious not to miss out spots
Re-apply sunscreen early and often. Re-apply sunscreen after
swimming, excessive perspiration, or towel drying
Be aware of reflective surfaces such as water, beach sand and
concrete which will reflect UV Rays and cause burning