Already parked at the beach but realize you left the sunblock at home?

That’s not a problem this summer in Santa Monica and Malibu, thanks to a program announced Wednesday that will install 50 kiosks dispensing free SPF 30 sunscreen.

“I know a lot of parents are really vigilant about putting sunscreen on the children … (but they should) remember to take care of their own skin health too,” UCLA Health dermatologist Dr. Jennifer Hsiao told NBC4 during an unveiling event at the Santa Monica Pier. “And hopefully the kiosks will help be reminders that after you help your child, put it on yourself.”

UCLA Health and the nonprofit IMPACT Melanoma partnered to sponsor the installation of the kiosks by their manufacturer, BrightGuard. Longtime beach volleyball professional Sinjin Smith, who was diagnosed with skin cancer, was among those on hand for the unveiling.

Sponsors of the program said 50 kiosks will be installed in Santa Monica and Malibu, and eight others will be placed around Los Angeles County. The kiosks are expected to remain in place until Oct. 31.

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