Sun Protection Measures. Spending time in the sun increases your risk of skin cancer and early skin aging. To decrease this risk, regularly use a sunscreen with a Broad Spectrum SPF value of 15 or higher and other sun protection measures including:
limit time in the sun, especially from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
wear long-sleeved shirts, pants, hats and sunglasses
ensure that the affected area is clean and dry
apply evenly in a thin layer twice daily, 15 minutes before sun exposure
allow to dry
children under 6 months: ask a doctor