With Dermatologist Dr. Miki Garcia……
PROTECT YOUR SKIN EVERY DAY!!
*Seek shade when possible
*Avoid mid-day sun, especially between 10am – 2pm.
*Remember to wear sun-protective clothing such as long-sleeved clothing, wide-brimmed hat & sunglasses.
*Apply sunscreen to all exposed skin.
*Sunscreen should be broad-spectrum, water-resistant with SPF at least 30.
*You will need one ounce of sunscreen (shot glass) to cover exposed areas of body.
*Apply sunscreen 15 -30 minutes before going outdoors.
*Apply lip balm or lipstick with sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher.
*Reapply sunscreen every 2 hours or after swimming or sweating heavily.
*On cloudy days, up to 80% of the sun’s UV rays can pass through the clouds.
*Use extra caution near water and sand since they reflect UV rays and can increase chances of sunburn.
*Avoid tanning beds.
Please remember everyone has different needs and abilities. Work hard to figure out what works best for you with your physician.
For more information about Dr. Miki Garcia please visit her at www.oahuderm.com.