Have brown or Black skin? Use sunscreen

By Mayo Clinic Staff

If you have brown or Black skin, you still need sunscreen. It's a myth that people with skin that doesn't burn easily can skip the sunscreen. Regardless of skin color, the sun's energy penetrates deeply into the skin. This causes damage that may ultimately lead to skin cancer. If you spend time outdoors during daylight hours, you need to use sunscreen.

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