By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – With temperatures rising and sunny days on the horizon, more people are spending time outdoors and that has doctors reminding people of the importance of making sure your skin is protected from the sun’s harmful rays.

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Sunscreen is the best way to keep your skin protected and doctors say when shopping for sunscreen, look for SPF 30 or even higher.

They also recommend looking for the term “broad spectrum” which protects from ultra-violet A and B rays.

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Sunscreen should also be water-resistant if a beach trip is in your future.

Experts say even the best sunscreen is only effective if you use enough for proper coverage.

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They add, make sure you’re reapplying sunscreen throughout the day.