We bathe in its warm caress. But linger too long and that sun kiss can turn into a slap in the face or elsewhere.

Sunscreen is the number one tool to protect us from the affects of the sun.

Dr. Noelle Sherber, a D.C. dermatologist, says all of us should apply sunscreen with a minimum SPF 30, a few times a day. However, all sunscreen is not created equal. Sherber says “It’s not necessarily the brand or the attractiveness of the packaging that’s going to make the difference, it’s really what’s inside that counts.”

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