The Melanoma Foundation of New England, in partnership with SunAware, brings you these important sun-safe messages.
Avoid unprotected exposure to sunlight, seek shade and never indoor tan
Wear Sun protective clothing, including a long-sleeved shirt, pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and sunglasses year- round.
Apply recommended amounts of Broad-spectrum sunscreen with a sunburn protection factor (SPF) greater than or equal to 30 on all exposed skin and reapply every two hours, or as needed
Routinely examine your whole body for changes in your skin and report concerns to your doctor or health care provider.
Educate your family and community about the need to be SunAware
Learn about some of our educational programs targeting specific groups:
Awareness for teens and young adults
Information for Salon Professionals