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Watch: The app that's helping protect your skin

As the saying goes, Australians love a sunburnt country. And with summer on the way, it means more opportunity to spend time in the sun working on that golden glow. Of course, most of us know the importance of protecting ourselves from the summer sun, but have you ever considered those colder months?

It might be surprising for some to learn that the cause of skin cancer actually has nothing to do with temperature or humidity, but something that can affect us all-year round.

Despite what some may believe, a spray tan is not a substitute for sunscreen.

Watch the video below to find out more about the most common cause of skin cancer and what Deakin University and Cancer Council Victoria are doing to combat it.

Check out the free app in iTunes or the Google Play store

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