Dr Toni van der Merwe writes:
Our sunny climate makes us the envy of the world, but it casts a dark shadow when it comes to our skin.
We all love the feeling of the sun’s warmth on our skin but how much do you think about the downside? If the answer is ‘not much’, you need to consider some hard facts. It's no coincidence that skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in South Africa, we also have one of the highest rates in the world, second only to Australia.
This month we revisit the importance of sun protection, especially as we enter the festive season. Remember to exercise safe sun habits while enjoying your holiday!
Read more here: Top sun care tips