Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation is the leading cause of skin cancer. There are two types of radiation, Ultraviolet A (UVA) and Ultraviolet B (UVB). UVB radiation is more closely linked with the development of skin cancer and melanoma, according to Cancer.net. That said, it’s important to protect your skin from both UVA and UVB radiation. Most of us enjoy spending time lounging by the pool or beach, soaking up Vitamin D, so read on as we detail some of the best ways to protect your skin from the damaging effects of the sun.