National Healthy Skin Month, observed in November and sponsored by the American Academy of Dermatology, is a public health and awareness campaign that aims to raise awareness about the importance of having healthy skin. It is also a time to educate the public about common skin problems that affect people and how they can be prevented. Included are ways skin cancer can be prevented, like the proper use of sunscreen.
National Healthy Skin Month seeks to inform the public about how they can reduce their skin cancer risk by protecting their skin from the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun.
National Healthy Skin Month public health and awareness campaign also works to increase the public’s knowledge about other essential skin care tips.
National Healthy Skin Month Sponsor:
American Academy of Dermatology
To learn more, visit http://www.aad.org
The awareness color for Melanoma is Black.