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Gemma McCaw on the importance of staying sun smart

Take special care of your skin this summer and slip, slop, slap!

By Gemma McCaw
The recent sunshine has given everyone something to smile about!
We Kiwis love our daily dose of vitamin D, but while it plays a huge role in maintaining healthy bones, New Zealand also has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world. With this in mind, we must ensure we are protecting our skin and encouraging our loved ones to do the same. And just in case you need another reason to be sun smart, too much exposure can cause premature signs of ageing, like wrinkles and age spots.

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