Make your commitment to sun safety

With SOS, we are on a mission to Save Our Skin through smarter sun protection and education. Protect your skin the right way by committing to these 4 simple actions:

  1. Seek shade from 10AM to 2PM
  2. Wear the right amount of sunscreen (1 ounce)
  3. Reapply sunscreen every 2 hours
  4. Get annual skin checks

Join the cause today and start spreading the word!

Join The Cause

Get The Facts

Did you know that:

  • Over 2 millions American will be diagnosed with Skin cancer this year[1]
  • On average, 1 person dies of melanoma (the deadliest form of skin cancer) nearly every hour[1]
  • Besides their link with skin cancer, more than 90% of the visible changes commonly attributed to skin aging are caused by the sun[2]

[1] American Academy of Dermatology
[2] The Skin Cancer Foundation

Discover skin cancer facts, UV myths and sun protection tips in our SOS Facts section.

Protect Your Skin

Learn what to look for in a sunscreen:

  1. Broad spectrum protection
  2. Photostable sunscreens
  3. Pleasant textures that you want to apply every 2 hours

Learn How To Check Your Own Skin

Knowing if you are at risk is VITAL in skin cancer prevention. Education, early detection and protection make a difference.

Take the right steps to truly protect your skin - learn to do a skin check, see a dermatologist regularly and choose the right protection. Be smart. Be safe. Be Protected.

The ABCDE and The Ugly Duckling methods, used in dermatology, help you identify suspect lesions with a naked eye. Learn this simple evaluation techniques that can help you to detect if you are at risk.

In the case of a suspect, new or recently changed mole, consult your dermatologist to provide a qualify diagnosis.


Free Skin Cancer Check

Find a free skin cancer screening near you.