As you're gearing up for the summer months ahead, remember that with more time in the sun comes more responsibility. That is, responsibility to protect yourself from the sun's harsh rays!

Come this time of year, there are lots of beauty mistakes you're probably making, and don't realize it. From not applying enough SPF to letting your feet get dry and cracked (because yes, that does happen in summer, too!) -- click through the gallery above to see the biggest summer mistakes you need to avoid.

Then once you've got it all figured out, hit the beach with confidence -- and without running mascara!