With the warmest and brightest days of summer upon us, we find ourselves spending more time in the sun. A lot of people are enjoying the outdoors for summer-related activities including exercising, swimming, biking or even playing Pokémon Go!
As we reach the hottest days of summer, there have already been several excessive heat warnings issued. Families who have plans to travel or be outdoors in the heat need to take precautions during these high temperatures. There are several safety tips for families to be aware of, but one main focus should be your skin care while out in the sun. Dr.
The dog days of summer are upon us, and by now nearly everyone has heard the recommendation to apply sunscreen before heading outdoors. Our faces, arms and legs typically receive the most attention for sunscreen, but one place that we need to be mindful of is our hands. Hands are vulnerable to the sun in a variety of ways each day; walking outside and even gripping the steering wheel in the car exposes them to UV rays. These rays can age and damage skin and hands which commonly go without sunscreen.