Top 5 Causes of Skin Cancer


Overexposure resulting in sunburn - Most people receive 25 per cent of their lifetime exposure to the sun by age 18.


Spending a lot of time in the sun - Living in a year-round sunny environment increases your chances of skin damage.


Skin and hair pigment - Fair-skinned people with red or blond hair and those with an abundance of moles or freckles are more susceptible to skin cancer.


It's all in the family - Does your family have a history of skin cancer? You could be at greater risk.

Tan much? Tanning increases your sun exposure. And artificial sources of ultra violet radiation (such as sunlamps and tanning booths) are a no-no!


A great way to protect your nose from the sun is to use a SHNOZZEE. Find out what it is and how it came to be here

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