Rare and fair, redheads are blessed with gorgeous hair and beautifully small-pored, porcelain skin. But with great beauty comes great responsibility. The gene that codes for their coloring also increases their risk of sunburn and skin cancer. In fact, people with red hair are 10 to 100 times more likely to get melanoma. So, gingers, take note: Wear sunscreen religiously, all year long.

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