5 Key Things to Know About Sun Protection

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Find out the five key things you need to know about sun protection, before you get too far into the summer season.
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Photo by: Getty
Find out the five key things you need to know about sun protection, before you get too far into the summer season.
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Wed, May 8, 2013 1:54 PM EDT
By Carolyn Hsu, Beauty High



If there's one thing universally agreed upon by beauty experts everywhere, it's this: The best thing you can do for your skin is to wear sun protection. In fact, we'd be pretty surprised if you didn't already know that you should be applying it on a daily basis all year round - but for something that is supposedly "beauty common sense," there is a surprising amount of misinformation surrounding the topic. To clear things up, we consulted with Birmingham, Alabama based dermatologist, Julie Harper, to discuss all things related to sun protection.


Read on to get the facts on SPF, product labels, UV rays, Vitamin D, and what to do if you just want a little color this season.


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