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Teacher Emi

Spending time in the sunshine feels great. But if you spend too much time in the bright sun and don’t wear sunscreen, you may regret it later.


Have you ever gotten a bad sunburn? Do you usually wear sunscreen when you go out in the sun?

Aug 22, 2012 4:49 AM
Comments · 4

In Australia, as a child we underestimated the suns strength, and during summer holidays I would spend days at the beach wearing nothing but shorts, and regularly getting moderate sunburn with the skin peeling off my back, nose and arms. It was a common sight in summer to see the bright pink of fresh skin on kids as their body tried to repair itself from sunburn.

Many adults are now learning that the sunburn as kids has come back to haunt them, with Australia having one of the highest rates of Melanoma (a virulent type of skin cancer).

Now, with better knowledge, most parents and schools make sure that kids are much better protected with wide-brimmed hats, sun-block clothing and sun-screen when they are playing in the sun.

September 7, 2012

yup and no i dont wear any sunscreen...

September 6, 2012
August 22, 2012

you are right ,spending a long time in the sunshine may cause skin cancer .

while some girls and guys get a tan from being exposed to the sun or from a sunlamp which is deleterious to their skin .

August 22, 2012
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