In preparation for that long hot summer that we are going to be having (C’mon now lets think positively. After all that rain – surely we are going to have wall to wall sun this summer?) and in light of the recent Hugh Jackman story regarding skin cancer, we thought it would be the perfect time to set the record straight on sunburn and sunscreen and some of those myths:
Suntanned skin is healthy
A suntan is a sign of skin damage, just like a sunburn.
You can’t get sunburn on a cloudy day
Up to 80 percent of the UV rays that cause sun damage penetrate clouds, so your chances of getting sunburn on a cloudy day...