Prevent Skin Cancer — Win a Sun Shade for Your Community

Jeff Harris

By now you know (at least we hope you know!) that you're supposed to wear sunscreen every day and all that jazz to prevent skin cancer. But in the dead of summer when the sun is beating down, there's only so much sunscreen can do and really the only way to sidestep UV rays is to hit the shade.

Neutrogena and the Shade Foundation of America have partnered to host the Sun Proof Your Community contest. Groups or individuals can enter to win a sun-shade covering for a school, community park, or playground in their area. I mean, think about those little kids frying themselves on the playground every day — shudder.

I don't mean to sound preachy, but one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, so wear your darn sunscreen already and enter to win a sun shade!

The contest runs until July 20 — to enter, visit

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