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What should I do to take care of my skin?

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To take care of your skin:

  • Wash your face once in the morning and once at night.
  • Limit your time outside, especially between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wear a sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of 30 or greater. And wear a long sleeves, pants, and a wide-brimmed hat.
  • Check for changes in moles or patches that might indicate skin cancer. Go to the doctor when you have a question.
  • If you have skin problems, talk to a skin expert like an aesthetician at your local salon or a dermatologist.

From: Skin Care Basics WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American College of Dermatology.

American Skin Association.

FDA.

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on January 30, 2018

SOURCES:

American College of Dermatology.

American Skin Association.

FDA.

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on January 30, 2018

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