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New Study Shows Few People Reapply Sunscreen

by kelly / June, 23 2021 01:30
With the summer in full effect and many people spending more and more time outdoors, it’s a good time for a friendly sun protection reminder. Sunscreen should be your best friend this summer (and really all year-round). I think most people generally know how important it is to wear sunscreen and reapply. But many people seem to forget to apply more as the day goes on. A new study revealed exactly that trend. [More]

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New Non-Invasive Technology to Test for Skin Cancer

by kelly / June, 16 2021 01:30
If you’re like me – and I’m sure many others can relate – I don’t love medical check-ups that involve poking and prodding. I know that these procedures are necessary for my health but I don’t enjoy them. So I was pretty excited when I learned about a new non-invasive technology that tests for melanoma. [More]

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Celebrity Skin Cancer Warning From Modern Family Star

by kelly / June, 9 2021 01:30
Celebrities they are just like us. They all have to sleep, eat, and protect their skin from the sun. This week was a reminder of just that when actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson, star of the hit TV show Modern Family, shared that he had a bit of skin cancer removed. Unfortunately, skin cancer can affect anyone – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, or celebrity status. [More]

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Are Hat Tan Lines a Thing?

by kelly / May, 19 2021 01:30
Most of us have seen or experienced bathing suit tan lines. It’s something that happens if we’re sitting out in the sun for a long time. But did you know your hat can create tan lines too? I hadn’t really thought about it until I saw professional golfer Stewart Cink’s head. [More]

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Be Your Best Skin Care Advocate

by kelly / May, 12 2021 01:30
Skin cancer is a cancer you can actually see but it often goes undetected because people don’t know what to look for or even to look for anything in the first place. That’s why the month of May is dedicated to skin cancer awareness. And because awareness is key we’ve assembled a few truths, tips, and resources so that you can be your best skin care advocate and prevent skin cancer for you and those you love. [More]

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SEVEN Years Running - EWG Names Block Island Organics a Best Sunscreen & Daily SPF

by kelly / May, 4 2021 09:44
e’ve done it again! We're proud to announce that the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) has named us a best in their 2021 Guide to Sunscreens & Daily SPFs. [More]

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Fly with Any Size Sunscreen in Your Carry-On Bag?

by kelly / April, 14 2021 01:30
There was some confusion on the internet this week. And this time it was around sunscreen and the Transportation Security Authority (aka the TSA). The TSA updated their rules around medical liquid carry-on travel sizes – allowing any size in carry-ons. Many news outlets reported sunscreens as part of that rule. Turns out it wasn’t the case. Here’s what you can actually bring when it comes to sunscreens on the plane… [More]

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Gwyneth Paltrow Angers Dermatologists Everywhere

by kelly / April, 7 2021 01:30
Dermatologists are not happy with Gwyneth Paltrow right now. Why? Well it all started when she shared a video of her skin care routine for Vogue. In the video she shows herself applying sunscreen to only a few spots on her face – like it’s a highlighter. Or, as Gwyneth calls it, “the area where the sun really hits.” Now, I think we know why dermatologists don’t agree with her sunscreen application method… [More]

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Should You Reapply Sunscreen If You Don’t Go Outside?

by kelly / March, 24 2021 01:30
I know, it sounds a bit crazy, so bear with me. This past year many of us stayed inside a bit more. While this caused some habits to change - one habit that shouldn’t change is wearing sunscreen every day. Yes, even indoors you need to wear sunscreen - more on that below - but do you need to reapply your sunscreen if you’re inside all day? [More]

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5 Ways Your Phone Can Prevent Skin Cancer

by kelly / March, 17 2021 01:30
Yes, you read the headline correct. Your phone can actually be a pretty awesome tool to help you protect your skin and prevent skin cancer. The best part - most of us all have phones and, good or bad, they’re always nearby nowadays. So we’ve got some clever ways to use your phone to help your skin… [More]

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