May 19, 2015 @ 1:30 pm

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Shoutout to Baz Luhrmann, because his hit song from 1999 not only took over airwaves as the graduation song of the year, but it dispensed helpful advice in the form of a catchy pop song: wear sunscreen!

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We've all been instructed to wear SPF for a variety of reasons, but the most important would be to protect ourselves from skin cancer, especially melanoma. Melanoma is one of three forms of skin cancer, and while it isn't the most popular form, it's the deadliest of the bunch.

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But what aren't you thinking about when it comes to skin cancer? Keep your bases covered with these tips from these cancer survivors, dermatologists, and top estheticians.

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