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What To Do So Skin Will Not Burn At the Beach

Published at 03/07/2012 02:26:33


There are so many things we can do to ensure we are in good health and stay in good health. We exercise, we eat healthy, we reduce stress, we take vitamins and we take care of the exterior of our bodies as well. When it comes to the latter, taking care of the exterior of the skin is just as important as anything else especially when it comes to the skin. So skin can stay healthy, there are many things we can do. It is important to keep the skin healthy because it is the largest organ in our bodies and it acts as a shield. Most people do the basics of keeping skin healthy. Washing, toning, moisturizing and exfoliating are all great things to do but we can go beyond that so skin is even healthier. Drinking water, getting enough fiber, taking vitamins and eating healthy are all ways to treat the skin from the inside but one of the most important things we can do so skin is healthy is to protect it from the sun and there is few things one can do so skin stays healthy in the sun. The beach is the place where most damage can occur in the sun because we tend to spend entire days there throughout the summer months. Below are some tips on what to do so skin will not burn at the beach.


First and foremost, so skin does not burn at the beach, you must apply sunscreen at least 15 minutes before you go outdoors. SPF 30 or higher is recommended so skin is protected and if you will be swimming, you should use a waterproof sunscreen so skin stays protected in the water. Reapply sunscreen every hour or two at the most.


 Other things you can do at the beach so skin does not burn include using beach umbrellas, a beach tent, wearing a hat so skin on your head stays safe and covering with a towel or wrap when in the sun.

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Protecting yourself so skin will not burn while at the beach or anywhere where you will be in the sun is important for many reasons. The most important reason being protection against skin cancer or melanoma, which can make you very sick and even result in death is not treated in time. Other less serious but annoying problems that can result from sun exposed skin include premature wrinkles, age spots, discolored skin, dry skin and moles. There is also a danger of sunstroke or heat exhaustion if you are in the sun too long so skin needs to be protected at all times. Some signs of serious skin damage caused by the sun include itchiness, dry patches, moles that chance color or shape and any change in sun exposed skin. Most beach wear can be purchased at any department store and sunscreen can be purchased almost anywhere where cosmetics are sold. The amount of money it will cost you so skin is protected in the sun is a small price to pay compared to what severe sun damage will cost you.