Do Not Burn or Tan
Avoid intentional tanning.
Avoid tanning beds.
Ultraviolet light from the sun and tanning beds causes skin cancer and wrinkling.
When sun's rays are the strongest between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Wear Protective Clothing
Long-sleeved shirt and pants.
A wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses.
Generously Apply Sunscreen
Use a broad spectrum sunscreen with Sun Protection Factor (SPF) 30 or higher for protection from ultraviolet A (UVA) and ultraviolet B (UVB) radiation.
Apply 15 minutes before going outdoors and reapply every two hours.
Use Extra Caution Near Water, Snow, and Sand
These surfaces reflect the damaging rays of the sun, which can increase your chance of sunburn.
Get Vitamin D Safely
Through a healthy diet.
Take vitamin supplements.