Sid the Seagull first squawked "slip, slap, slop" 25 years ago in probably Australia's most recognisable public health campaign - appealing to people Down Under to "slip on a shirt, slap on a hat and slop on
a sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of at least 15;
Still, it rules out all that dangerous time in the sun; all the bother of the slip, slop, slap routine (slip on the shirt, slop on
the sun cream, slap on the hat) - and besides now you can get precisely the same colour code of tan as your favourite star.
Solano, the new spokesman for the American Cancer Society Skin Protection Federation, is asking sun worshipers to slip on a shirt, slop on
sunscreen (SPF 15 and higher) and slap on a hat.
Remember to protect yourself from the sun's harmful UV rays with the Slip, Slop, Slap system: Slip on clothing, Slop on
sunscreen, and Slap on a hat