Where you forgot to apply sunscreen
You know the drill—don’t venture outdoors without a slathering of sunscreen. But have you been skimping on your application, leaving areas of your skin vulnerable to the sun’s harmful rays?
According to the Canadian Dermatology Association, skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Canadians, and its main cause is exposure to high amounts of UV radiation. During 2013, the Canadian Cancer Society predicts that more than 81,700 new cases of non-melanoma skin cancers (basal and squamous) will be diagnosed, and approximately 6,000 Canadians will be told that they have melanoma – the deadliest form of skin cancer that will claim 1,050 Canadian lives this year. Don’t become a statistic.
Here are nine places on the body that you most likely forgot to apply sunscreen.