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Importance of Using Sunscreen

Summer is here, which means it’s time for fun in the sun! But before you head out into the great outdoors, you’ll want to remember to put on sunscreen.Before you head out into the great outdoors, you’ll want to remember to put on sunscreen.

Why wear sunscreen?

Skin cancer is the most common kind of cancer in the United States; one in five Americans will be diagnosed. But using sunscreen daily dramatically reduces your risk of developing skin cancer, especially melanoma, the most dangerous type of skin cancer.

While that is reason enough to lather up, there are many other reasons why sunscreen is so important. Using sunscreen helps to keep you looking young. It slows the aging of your skin, staving off those pesky wrinkles and leathery texture.  Sunscreen also helps to keep the tone of your skin even and prevents brown spots and skin discoloration. No matter what your skin type, wearing sunscreen can help keep you healthy. It can even protect you from heat strokes and heat exhaustion when used in conjunction with other precautions like increased water intake.

Tips

Sunscreen is more convenient than ever! From sprays to lotion to makeup products with sun protection factor (SPF), it has never been easier to incorporate sunscreen into your daily routine. Make sure to apply sunscreen thickly and thoroughly, thirty minutes before sun exposure so it has the chance to absorb and reapply after swimming or exercising. When buying sunscreen, pick a broad spectrum option that protects against UVA and UVB rays and has an SPF of at least 15.

Once you have applied your sunscreen, head down to Virginia Beach and check out all the outdoor fun Dockside Seafood & Fishing Center has to offer! With the best fishing trips and dolphin watching cruises around, Dockside has something for everyone. Call today to make a reservation!

When Are the Best Times to See Dolphins in Virginia Beach?

One of the most awesome things you’ll ever see in your life are dolphins swimming in the wild, in nature, near Virginia Beach. It’s a mesmerizing sight, perhaps because it’s something you don’t see everyday. It’s like a glimpse into a whole other world, and you feel lucky for just having witnessed a brief momentContinue Reading

Reasons to Visit Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach is the ideal destination for people in search of outdoor adventure.  Located on the southeastern corner of the state, Virginia Beach borders the Atlantic Ocean and is renowned for its pristine beauty. The oceanfront resort city of Virginia Beach boasts many great sights and things to do aside from spending the day onContinue Reading

Enjoy Half-Day Fishing Trips Through December

Enjoy Half-Day Fishing Trips Through December

Planning a trip to Virginia Beach during November or December this year? Our half-day charter fishing trips continue through the end of December. A beautiful and relaxing place to visit throughout the year, there is plenty to do in Virginia Beach during the fall and winter months. Enjoy a morning or afternoon with Dockside FishingContinue Reading

Packing for a Fall Day on the Water

Packing for a Fall Day on the Water

Fall is here and with it comes some of our favorite fishing weather! A nice breeze makes for an enjoyable morning or afternoon out on our boat with average temperatures in the mid 70’s. So what should you pack for a fall fishing trip with Dockside Fishing Center? Protection from the Sun Even though theContinue Reading

A Brief History of the Chesapeake Bay Area

The Chesapeake Bay region is a well-known tourist destination with a long and unique history. Home to Native American tribes for thousands of years, over 24,000 people lived in the area by the 1500s. It was not until 1524 that Europeans entered the region with the visit of Italian caption Giovanni da Verrazano and hisContinue Reading

Sun Safety Tips for your Vacation

Planning a fishing trip or dolphin excursion with Dockside Seafood & Fishing Center? Remember to plan for the sunny weather! The sun is hottest near midday, so be sure to apply and reapply your sunscreen while out on the boats. Follow these tips to stay comfortable and sunburn free during your Virginia Beach vacation: SunscreenContinue Reading