Helton’s Sun Tips
Follow these simple rules to protect your
skin from the harmful effects of sun exposure.
Wear an SPF of 15 or more that protects against
both UVA and UVB rays, and make sure to reapply
after 5 hours (whether it’s
cloudy or sunny outside).
2- Avoid the hottest hours of the day: 10
am - 3 pm.
3- Waterproof sunscreen only lasts
about 1½ hours in the water, so
4- T-shirts are only a SPF of 7 (about 4 when
wet), so make sure that you wear sunscreen
5- Ask us about clothing that has 100% sun
block (it’s cooler to wear because
it reflects the sun).
6- Wear sunglasses that protect against both
UVA and UVB rays.
7- Wide-brimmed hats provide more shade than
baseball hats caps. (Remember the back of
8- Suntan lotion is toxic to babies under 6 months
of age. Just don’t put them in the
9- There is no such thing as a “base
tan”. Tanning beds are worse than normal
10- Most of all just have common sense and