Wednesday’s Ask Dr. Walt — How Do I Use Sunscreen?

General Health
This Q&A was adapted from my just-released-book, Fit over 50: Make Simple Choices Today for a Healthier, Happier You. It was adapted for the July issue of Today's Christian Living. If you don't have a subscription, I highly recommend it. Order Today Sunscreen tips from the American Academy of Dermatology (tinyurl.com/ApplySunScreen):   Most sunscreen products work by absorbing, reflecting, or scattering sunlight. They contain chemicals that interact with the skin to protect it from UV rays. All products do not have the same ingredients. If your skin reacts badly to one product, try another one or see a doctor.It takes at least 15 minutes for your skin to absorb the sunscreen and protect you. If you wait until you are in the sun to apply sunscreen, your skin is unprotected and…
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