African Americans Need Sunscreen Too

African Americans Need Sunscreen Too

Travel Tips
When I first started traveling, I didn't know the first thing about sunscreen nor did I think I needed it. I didn't grow up in an environment where we vacationed in the sun or where my parents were applying sunscreen on me every couple of hours. Therefore, when I became an adult, with my own money and developed my passion for traveling, sunscreen was not on my packing list. After a couple of beach vacations, I started to realize that I was getting sunburned. I found that my chest was extremely red and when I showered, it was very painful. It then dawned on me, one day, that I was sunburned. I was amazed because, I am sure, like many African-Americans, we don't believe we can be sunburned. Well you…
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