For the next seven days, it's Sun Awareness Week. With good reason – despite all the awareness out there of the dangers of spending too long uncovered in the sun's rays, nearly half of Brits who've taken a foreign holiday have got sunburnt. Even in the not very sunny UK more than a third have been burnt by the sun.
It's not just downright painful and a lobster-esque look that's not good: sunburn could lead to skin cancer due to the damage the sun's UV rays can cause inside our cells.
It's essential then to know that:
Have fun in the sun, but remember to look after your skin.