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Old July 10th, 2005, 12:04 PM
Linda Y Linda Y is offline
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Default Re: VERY fair skin and sunburning...What's a girl to do.

I know this is an old thread, but thought I would put my 2 cents worth in just in case others have concerns about the sun. If you are not necessarily wanting to get a tan, and just wanting to snorkel or swim, particularly in the ocean, I would recommend wearing a full lenght dive skin. These garments are a lightweight nylon/lycra blend and cover you from neck to ankles. (Not the same as a neoprene wet suit). They provide excellent protection from the sun AND jellyfish stings and are not too hot to wear. I used one on a recent trip to Hawaii and loved it. Just remember to use sunscreen on your face.

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