Best ways to avoid sun burns

During hot summer days when you are exposed to the sun for an extended period, your skin might turn red, dry, itchy and cracks may develop which can lead to nausea, vomit, feverish and at times witness flu-like symptoms. This condition is called sunburn.

Causes of Sunburns

Sunburn happens when your skin gets exposed to UV or ultraviolet radiation from the sun. The ultraviolet radiation may still damage the skin.

How to avoid getting sunburned

  • Make it as a habit to apply sunscreen
  • Use a sunscreen with a sun protection factor or SPF of 30
  • Stay indoors and avoid get contact with the sun
  • Wear protective clothing
  • Check UV levels every day

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