Spots That Need Sunscreen

8 Surprising Spots That Need Sunscreen

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courtesy of Daily Glow

You know that sunscreen needs to be part of your daily routine. But no matter how SPF-vigilant you are, there will almost always be chinks in your UV armor.

We interviewed top dermatologists to see which areas of the body we most often miss with sunscreen, and where they see the most cases of basal-cell and squamous-cell skin cancers. (Basal-cell and squamous-cell cancers are typically the result of direct sun exposure; melanoma occurs on parts of the body that are not exposed to the sun.)

“The more sun exposure an area receives, the greater the risk of these types of skin cancer,” says Arielle Kauvar, a New York City dermatologist. How can you shore up your body’s weakest defenses and arm yourself with a nearly impermeable sun shield? Read on.

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xx, The FabFitFun Team

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