Home > Medical > Skin > FAQs FAQs All sections in Skin » About Skin » Age and Your Skin » Caring for your Skin » Eczema » FAQs » Health Tips » Healthy Hair » Skin News » Real-life Story » Seasons in the Sun » Skin Cancer » Your Skin and the Sun Faqs Tanning and burning: FAQs What does a suntan indicate? Why does the skin tan when exposed to the sun? Get the answers to these questions. Protective clothing: FAQs Hats, umbrellas, cotton shirts. Can these really protect you from the sun? Brush up on the facts about protective clothing with these frequently asked questions. Sun exposure: FAQs If you live in South Africa, it's hard to avoid the sun in summer, even if you're indoors most of the time. Brush up on facts about sun exposure, and cut your risk for skin cancer. Sunscreen products: FAQs Does it matter what kind of sunscreen you use? Do sunscreens really protect? Brush up on the facts. UV rays: FAQs Ultraviolet (UV) rays are a part of sunlight that is an invisible form of radiation. Here's what you need to know. load more From our sponsor ADVERTORIAL: Treating bacterial skin infection ADVERTORIAL: What is a bacterial skin infection?