When you live in a country like the Philippines, having the sun beating down upon you is an everyday reality. While this makes for bright, cheerful days, it also means being exposed to the sun's harmful rays. Of course, you know what this can do to your skin—premature aging and skin cancer come to mind. No woman in her right mind would want those to happen, so does this mean you have to hide in your house forever (or at least until the sun disappears)?
Of course not! In the slide show below, we've listed 5 tips that allow you to enjoy the sun while ensuring your skin remains in tiptop condition.
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(First published in the May 2010 issue of Good Housekeeping Philippines, Good Health section as "A Burning Question;" adapted for use in Female Network; photo by raulfenix via Flickr Creative Commons)