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Anti-Aging Under the Sun: Summer Skincare Tips

Your morning routine includes moisturizer with SPF? Great. And head-to-toe sunblock at the beach is a no-brainer. But true sun protection requires a little more effort, according to dermatologists. UVA and UVB rays do a number on skin during the summer. For a doable anti-aging plan, use these doc-approved tips.

By Ilana Blitzer

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Protect your skin from the sun
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Pay special attention to your lips.

The lower one is particularly susceptible to sun damage, says NYC dermatologist Paul M. Friedman, MD. Use balms or gloss with SPF 15, at least, and reapply often. The shine in a gloss without built-in protection can actually act like a magnifying glass, attracting rays and intensifying their burning power, says Adrienne Denese, an NYC MD and founder of Dr. Denese skincare products.

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