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Skin Cancer Awareness – Facts and Prevention

by kelly / May, 3 2017 01:30
Prevention is always much easier and less expensive to deal with than treatment. So in honor of May being skin cancer awareness month – here are some facts and tips from the Skin Cancer Foundation to help prevent skin cancer. Fortunately, according to the foundation skin cancer is highly preventable and treatable if detected early. [More]

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Melanoma Monday – Spot Skin Cancer

by kelly / May, 1 2017 01:30
It’s May everyone! May marks the beginning of summer and is also skin cancer awareness month. It all kicks off on May 1, today, with Melanoma Monday – a day to promote awareness of the most serious form of skin cancer brought to us by the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD). Over the course of this month we’ll be providing tips, research and advice on spotting and preventing skin cancer. [More]

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Norwegian Study Shows Using SPF15+ Significantly Decreases Risk of Melanoma

by kelly / October, 26 2016 01:30
Suncare is not just a U.S. issue; it’s a global concern. That’s why we love sharing studies from around the world. This week a great finding comes from our friends in Norway. They analyzed using higher SPF vs. lower SPF and the effects on melanoma risk. [More]

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Transition Your Skin for Fall

by kelly / October, 5 2016 01:30
I turned the heater on this week for the first time in months. On the good side it made my place all warm and cozy but it also made my skin feel dry. It got me thinking, now is definitely a good time to think about how to change up my skin care for the colder months. [More]

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SPF 15+ Reduces Skin Cancer Risk According to a New Study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology

by Will / September, 21 2016 01:30
As a suncare company we love reading new research. One of the most interesting studies we've seen recently concluded that using an SPF 15 or greater sunscreen has the potential to reduce melanoma by 18% according to the Journal of Clinical Oncology. For something so easy to do, just slap on sunblock as part of your daily routine, we think that's pretty great. [More]

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Supermodel Molly Sims Raises Skin Cancer Awareness for the Claire Marie Foundation

by kelly / September, 7 2016 01:30
About a month ago we shared a story about a skin cancer public service announcement (PSA) that the cast of The Big Bang Theory did for a young fan that passed from the disease. You can find the inspiring story here. The PSA was shot in support of the Claire Marie Foundation, the namesake organization started by the mother of the young fan to honor her death and raise awareness of adolescent skin cancer. About a week ago the Claire Marie Foundation teamed up with actress and model Molly Sims for another outstanding PSA. [More]

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UVA Rays: What They Are and How to Fight Skin Aging & Damage

by kelly / August, 10 2016 01:30
The sun can be our friend and our foe. It provides warmth and life but also emits ultraviolet rays (UV rays) that cause all kinds of skin damage - wrinkles, sunspots, discoloration and even skin cancer. In fact UV rays are responsible for 80% of all skin aging. UV rays come in three different forms: UVA, UVB and UVC. All are naked to the human eye. Let's break down UVA rays a bit more. We'll get into the other rays in the next round. [More]

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The Big Bang Theory Cast Does a Skin Cancer PSA for a Young Fan

by kelly / August, 3 2016 01:30
Recently the cast of The Big Bang Theory came together and filmed a public service announcement (PSA) to raise awareness of adolescent skin cancer. It's a heartbreaking but inspiring story about how and why the cast got involved. [More]

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Survey Says - 98% of Millennial Women Are Aware of the Dangers of Tanning yet Still Do It, Why?

by kelly / July, 13 2016 01:30
Why is it that we sometimes enjoy things that are bad for us? According to a new survey conducted by the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) - 98% of women ages 18-34 understand that they are at risk of skin cancer when they tan - yet they still soak in the sun and use tanning beds. [More]

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9 Sun Protection Tips for Golfers + Why It's a Must

by Will / July, 6 2016 01:30
I’m a golfer and I know golfers spend a ton of time outside. A single round can last from 4 to 6 hours. That’s a lot of time in the sun. Even on a cloudy day sun protection is a must. So what Suncare Smarts should you use to protect yourself? Sunscreen is a definite and we have a few other easy tips but first a video from the PGA Tour and the Skin Cancer Foundation. [More]

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