Protect Your Skin

Go with the “Beauty you were born with” – Guidelines from Dr. Thomas J. Braza


Fact:  1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime.


9 Steps to Save Your Skin

  1. Seek the shade between 10 AM and 4 PM.
  2. Do not burn.
  3. Avoid sun tanning and never use UV tanning booths.
  4. Cover up with clothing, including a broad-brimmed hat and UV-blocking sunglasses.
  5. Use a broad-spectrum (UVA/UVB) sunscreen with an SPF 15 or higher every day. For extended outdoor activity, use a water-resistant, broad-spectrum (UVA/UVB) sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher.
  6. Apply 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) of sunscreen to your entire body 30 minutes before going outside. Reapply every 2 hours or immediately after swimming or excessive sweating.
  7. Keep newborns out of the sun. Sunscreens should be used on babies over the age of 6 months.
  8. Examine your skin head-to-toe every month.
  9. See your doctor every year for a professional skin exam.