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Apps for Staying Safe in the Sun

Written on May 25, 2011 at 10:16 am , by

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May is Melanoma Awareness Month, but you can stay safe all year long with these handy sun safety apps from Appitalism.com:

  • Sun Safety (free for the Apple iPhone): Provides useful, up-to-date sun exposure danger information for any U.S. city, along with tips on how to protect yourself and your family from skin cancer.
  • UV Index (free for Android): This easy-to-use app allows you to enter your zip code or city/state to get the color-coded UV index each day.
  • Coppertone MyUVAlert (free for the Apple iPhone): Offers custom SPF reapplication reminders along with personalized product recommendations, coupons, sun protection advice, and local UV index forecasts.
  • Handy Weather for Blackberry (Free for the Blackberry): Venturing out of the country? This app shares worldwide weather forecasts for over 40,000 preset cities, including the UV index, real feel temperature, wind, and humidity.