• Wed, Jun 9 2010

101: Celeb Tips For Protecting Your Skin From The Sun

Five years ago, when Cosmopolitan editor Kate White learned that melanoma (or skin cancer) had become the most prevalent cancer for women in their 20′s, she moved quickly to launch a campaign to educate young women about the importance of protecting their skin and avoiding the sun and tanning booths. It’s not easy to pledge to stay pale in our sun-worshiping world that created over-tanned people like Snooki, but celebrities like Kristen Bell, Kristin Chenoweth and supermodel Marisa Miller were on hand yesterday at Cosmo‘s Practice Safe Sun Awards to lend some tips about how to avoid skin cancer.

Check out our gallery to learn how to best protect your skin from the sun.

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  • pookie

    Such good advice! I’m proud to say that I haven’t used a tanning bed in a year, but this article made me make an appointment with my dermatologist. Gotta get those moles checked!