• Sunscreen is essential for protecting our skin from harmful UV rays – not only in the summer, but all year long.
  • This sun-blocking lotion is made from a combination of inorganic chemicals that deflect UV rays and organic chemicals that absorb UV rays.
  • SPF stands for “sun protection factor” and the number is related to how long it takes for potentially damaging UV rays to affect your skin.
  • Here’s everything you need to know before you hit the beach this summer.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This video was originally published on July 5, 2016.