7 Steps to a Hassle-Free July 4th

With the July 4th holiday in sight, check out these tips to plan a happy and safe Independence Day.

By Dana Blinder


Protect your skins from harmful UV rays this summer.#3. Protect Your Skin
There may be no preventing an overzealous griller from singeing the hot dogs, but make sure that’s the only thing that gets burned this weekend. Be mindful of your time in the sun; most unprotected exposure comes when you’re not thinking about it, like while driving to the store or standing in line for ice cream. Even if cold or cloudy weather finds its way to your gathering, be wary of lingering UVA rays, which have been linked to melanoma. For tips and a test of your sunscreen smarts, try a Prevention.com quiz.