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Sunscreen 101: A dermatologist debunks the myths

Posted: 3:04 PM, May 08, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-08 22:05:15Z

No matter where you are or what your day may entail, it’s always important to wear SPF on both your face and body to help protect skin from the sun’s invisible ultraviolet (UV) rays. Time spent outside, sitting in the car, commuting to and from work and even being near a window can expose skin to these damaging rays. So how do we protect ourselves?

Board certified dermatologist, Dr. Elizabeth Hale shares helpful sun-safety tips when it comes to sunscreen, debunking common sun care myths and covering topics like skin complexions, SPF minimums, and the latest innovations in sunscreen to keep you protected all year long.

About Dr. Elizabeth Hale:
Dr. Elizabeth Hale, a board certified dermatologist, is a Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology at the New York University Langone Medical Center. She specializes in Mohs micrographic surgery, cosmetic dermatology and laser surgery and teaches advanced dermatologic surgery to the NYU dermatology residents. Dr. Hale has extensive experience in the field of skin cancer and is a long-time advocate for increasing public awareness of the disease.