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Last Updated: Thursday June 11 2009 12:24 GMT

Vote: How much sun cream do you use?

Children on a beach

Almost half of children in the UK are choosing not to wear sun cream because they want to look tanned.

That's what a survey has found, after asking 3,000 children aged six to 15.

Almost half said they didn't wear cream so they could get a tan, and six in 10 of the children asked said they lied to their parents about putting it on.

So do you stay safe in the sun, or risk your health to look tanned?


How much sun cream do you use?

I put it on once a day


I add a new coat every couple of hours


I never use sun cream


6860 Votes Cast

Results are indicative and may not reflect public opinion