Always Wear Sunscreen

Sunburns are easily preventable and action should be taken to prevent sun exposure. To date, scientists and dermatologists continue to recommend the use of sunscreen. Daniel M. Siegel, former president of the American Academy of Dermatology, sums it up eloquently, “Scientific evidence supports the benefits of sunscreen usage to minimize short- and long-term damage to the skin from UV radiation and outweighs any unproven claims of toxicity or human health hazard.” Read on for more information about how sunscreen works, the science behind the safety of sunscreen, and why it is so important to wear sunscreen.