How to protect yourself from insect bites

Michelle Mak Daily Life, Fun Facts, Newcomer Information

Mosquitos are out and about in Calgary! There are many ways you can prevent yourself from getting bitten during this season. Here are some tips from the Government of Canada to help prevent insect bites: Cover up Wear light-coloured, loose clothes made of tightly woven materials (eg: nylon or polyester) Wear long pants and tucked-in long-sleeved shirts with closed-toe shoes …

What is Sunscreen?

Michelle Mak Daily Life, Newcomer Information

Sunscreen is a cream or lotion rubbed on to the skin to protect it from the sun. Sunscreen reduces your overall UV exposure and lowers your risk of skin cancer and sun damage.With the sunny weather all week, it is important to keep your skin safe and use sunscreen everyday. Who should use sunscreen? Everyone should use sunscreen! Children over …