Your skin is the largest organ in your body. It has two layers called the Epidermis and below that is the Dermis. The two main reasons we have skin is it protects us and controls our body temperature.
The sun's rays contain a variety of different forms of radiation. These are visible light, infrared and ultraviolet rays. One type of UV ray called UVB can harm the DNA in epidermal cells and can cause skin cancer.
Getting sun burned just once every two years can triple your chance of getting melanoma skin cancer.
Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer by 75%.