Study: You’re Putting Sunscreen On Wrong



The sun may feel good on your face, but there is such thing as too much of a good thing. New data presented at the recent British Association of Dermatologists’ annual conference reveals people tend to miss about ten percent of their face when they slather on sunscreen. The most-forgotten areas were on or around the eyelids: a place where five to ten percent of all skin cancers occur. So why did people say they neglected to put sunscreen near their eyes? Most said it wasn’t a conscious decision. To avoid this issue, apply sunscreen often, and wear sunglasses and a hat to keep your face in the shade. (Time