End-Of-Summer Skin Check-Up
Take our quiz to nix sun damage
“South Africa has the second highest incidence of skin cancer in the world after Australia and it makes up 30 percent of cancer cases,” says dermatologist Dr Nomphelo Gantsho. Sheesh. Those are the facts and they are unacceptable. But there are ways you can fight back – from smart tech to sunscreen tweaks. Take this quiz and up your game before you step into the sun.
1 True or false: the higher the SPF, the better. True False 2 SPF protects against which kind of rays? A UVA B UVB C Both UVA and UVB 3 Melanoma may be especially dangerous for ___________ women. A Black women B Pregnant woman C Both A and B 4 True or false: 80 percent of sun damage in your lifetime happens before age 18. True False 5 The number of moles on your__________ predicts your cancer risk. A Arm B Face C Back 6 Which photo shows how much sunscreen you should use on your face (before rubbing it in)? A B C 7 Which of these eats has been shown to protect against sun damage? A Oily fish B Green tea C Broccoli D All of the above 8 Drinking coffee can raise/ lower your risk. Raise Lower 9 True or false: my SPF lip product is sufficient sunscreen. True False
A B C