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Have you ever thoroughly applied sunscreen (or so you thought) and ended up with strips of stoplight-red sunburn on your body and face? Turns out you’re not alone! People miss 10 percent of their face during sunscreen application, according to research presented at the British Association of Dermatologists’ annual conference. This finding coincides with the most common place for skin cancer to develop — you guessed it, the face! Researchers asked 57 participants to apply sun block with no further instructions. (What more instruction should you need?) They then used a special UV camera to analyze where the participants in...