The UK has been overwhelmed with sunny skies and hot days. This is no bad thing. However, with the scorching sun, comes hidden dangers. Good skin care is imperative. According to Prof Richard Marais, director of Cancer Research UK’s Paterson Institute for Cancer Research, skin cancer is the biggest killer of young women aged 25 and 39 and the fifth most common cancer in the UK. There are some great products which can protect or decrease your chances of getting skin cancer. Take time to research the product that is best suited for you but here are some skin care products that are currently available:

Ambre Solaire After Sun Spray 200ml

Ambre Solaire After Sun Spray is a refreshing hydrating spray that is especially designed to hydrate your skin after sun exposure. Enriched with cactus extract, this light soothing formula gives the skin a cooling and revitalizing feeling, leaving it feeling soft. £4.73 from Superdrug.

Ambre Solaire Clear Spray

Ambre Solaire Clear Spray protects against sun induced skin damage and the premature ageing effects of the sun's harmful rays. It features a patented filtration system that includes Mexoryl® XL which protects against UVA and UVB rays. The formula used complies 100% with the European recommendations for protection against the harmful effects of UVA and UVB rays. £7.25 from Boots.

Malibu Spray

Malibu Spray provides medium protection for skin that tans more slowly and tends to burn. It is water resistant and vitamin enriched. £3.19 from Superdrug.

Nivea Sun® Moisturising Sun Lotion 

Nivea Sun Moisturising Sun Lotion SPF 20 helps protect your skin against sunburn and premature skin ageing. The formula works immediately and provides instant protection. It also helps to reduce the dangers of sun allergies. The fast acting formula contains Hydramine which provides long-lasting moisturisation for smooth skin. £5.25 from Superdrug.

Piz Buin Allergy Lotion 

Piz Buin Allergy Lotion is developed especially for sun sensitive skin. It absorbs quickly and provides hours of moisturisation. How does it work? It soothes sun sensitive skin and prevents your skin from peeling. All Piz Buin® Allergy Lotions are water resistant. £6.98 from Superdrug.