As temperatures rise, so does the risk of sunburn. We don’t want you to avoid a central park picnic, but we do want you to be as safe as possible. Zoe Ruderman with Cosmopolitan wrote an article (which can be found here) about the 2011 regulations for practicing safe sun.
The first thing to understand is what you need protection from: sun rays in general. If a sunscreen protects against UVB rays, UVA may still be damaging your skin, especially those with SPF values under 15. The cancerous rays are still a serious hazard.
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