How-To Stay Cool & Protect Your Skin from the Sun

It's hot! πŸ”₯ What better time to discuss how to stay cool and protect your skin while being outside. Here are our top 5 tips for staying cool and protecting your skin.

Top 5 Ways to Stay Cool 

  1. Stay inside with A/C.

  2. Hit the pool, lake, or beach.

  3. Stay hydrated - your body needs water so it can sweat to cool off.

  4. Find the shade and pray for a nice breeze.

  5. Cooling towels, ice cubes, ice packs are great for cooling body temperatures in extreme heat.

Top 5 Ways to Protect Your Skin

  1. Wear sunscreen and reapply often.

  2. Choose a lotion sunscreen over the spray version. I know the spray is easier, but it doesn’t cover as completely.

  3. Wear light weight clothing that has an UPF rating.

  4. Stay inside, find some shade, and avoid the peak UV time of 10 AM to 2 PM if possible.

  5. Wear a hat and sunglasses to further protect your face, scalp, and eyes.

Sun poisoning, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke are real things. This is a great resource that lists what all of the symptoms are and what to do should you or someone you know have them.