When it comes to the sun, I prefer no sun exposure at all. But that’s not always realistic, especially now with COVID — outside is the safest place to exercise.
So, how do you protect your skin in the sun? Here are my top tips that I personally recommend to my patients to keep their skin protected.
Wear sun-protective clothing. Hold the clothing up to the light. If you are able to see light through the fabric, it has less protection than if you do not see light. For example, a white T-shirt only has an SPF of 3 to 5, so it is best to get UPF-labeled sun-protective clothing instead.
Wear sunscreen. I recommend an SPF of 40 or higher when out in