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10 Ways to Protect Your Skin From Sun Damage


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Mind the Nose and Feet
Especially if you plan to be shoeless, put sunscreen on your feet.
Especially if you plan to be shoeless, put sunscreen on your feet.
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Protruding horizontal surfaces like the nose present special sun protection problems. Lifeguards often wear zinc oxide paste on their nose, but it only provides an SPF of about seven. Instead, apply a sunscreen with an SPF of at least 15, let it soak in a few minutes, and then, for maximum protection, apply the zinc oxide paste. And if you'll be going shoeless, you'd be wise to use the same level of protection on the tops of your feet.


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