* Limit outdoor activities to the cooler times of the day so avoid the hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
* Reapply sunscreen every two hours, or after swimming or sweating
* Read labels carefully to ensure the product contains sunscreen
* Babies under 6 months should be kept directly out of sunlight
* Young children should apply sunscreen at least 30 minutes before going outside, and use sunscreen even on cloudy days