07/12/2012 11:03 EDT | Updated 09/06/2012 05:34 EDT

What Kind of Sunscreen Do You Wear?

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Want to know how celebrities keep their skin looking so flawless? Well, behind all that makeup is usually lovely skin achieved through regular visits to the dermatologist and of course, sunscreen!

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On her blog, socialite and style icon Oliva Palermo recommends applying sunscreen to your whole body before getting dressed even if you're not going to the beach. While that may seem extreme if you don't live in L.A. and don't plan on wearing short-shorts and tank top to run your errands, protecting your skin from harmful UV rays—no matter how you do it—is key.

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And remember, while sunscreen is more important when it's hot and sunny, it's just as important in the fall and winter!

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