Skin cancer has become quite the illness in the recent decade. In fact, there’s been a distinct rise of individuals who have been noted to have acquired skin cancer. Cancer is no easy disease to throw around thus getting quite an alarming number of individuals who die due to skin cancer can mean a lot of things.

Our day to day lives can give the impact of how susceptible we are to getting skin cancer. If you’re a tanning addict, there are more chances of you getting skin cancer than most individuals. This is due to being consistently under the sun or more specifically via UV rays. Sunbathing and indoor tanning all fall under this spectrum thus getting you the heavier weight on the scale of getting skin cancers. In order to remedy this, you should make use of self tanners. Self tanners give your skin the tanned hue without having to put it under the damaging rays.

Another way to protect yourself from getting skin cancer is by paying heed to what time you’re going out. Remember, the sun’s rays are deadliest from lunch time to 2 in the afternoon. In fact, the actual aggressive hours of the UV rays are from 8 in the morning until 4 pm. If you can’t avoid not going out on these hours, you may want to stick to the shade as much as possible.

If you’re going to be out in the field with little clouds or shade to offer for your excursion. Try to wear long sleeved clothing as well as lather yourself with some sunscreen. Covering your skin provides another barrier against the sun’s rays while putting on sunscreen gives you another layer of protection. An important tip to remember is to let the sunscreen on your skin dry before heading out; this means at least thirty minutes of letting it sit after application.