After being bundled up in hats and coats during the winter months, most people are eager to trade in all of those bulky layers for a colorful pair of shorts and sandals at the first sign of summer. But before you take it all off, it's important to know that there are things you do in the summer that can damage your skin. Sunburn, rashes, and skin cancer can be just as dangerous and painful as they are annoying, and can really put a damper on all of your fun summer plans. But you can take precautions before heading to the beach or pool to protect your skin from the harm.
Wearing protective clothing, covering your skin with sunscreen, and drinking plenty of water are just a few of the simple things you can do to keep your skin healthy and looking great all summer long. Wherever you plan to hang out this summer, make sure you take a look at this list before you head outdoors.
Your skin is the largest organ in your body and the first thing people see when they look at you, so why not make sure you've got it covered. Here are just some of the summertime skin habits that may do year-long damage.