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How Your Partner Can Reduce Your Risk of Skin Cancer

by kelly / March, 3 2021 01:30
There are so many benefits to being in a healthy and fulfilling relationship. Many studies show that these relationships can lead to a longer and healthier life. And one more new benefit of a great partnership is sun protection. Yes, you read that right! A new study shows that support from your partner can improve your sun protection habits. And good sun protection habits often lead to less sun damage and reduced skin cancer risk. Who knew! [More]

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Grapes Could Protect Against Sun Damage

by kelly / February, 24 2021 01:30
Leave it to nature to give us some of the best products for our skin care woes. For example, sun damage is something many of us fight throughout our life. It’s not good for our skin and something we should all try to avoid. A new study from the University of Alabama’s Department of Dermatology found some pretty cool results when it comes to sun damage and grapes. [More]

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Is a Moisturizer with SPF Enough?

by kelly / February, 3 2021 01:30
The answer to that question is YES – a moisturizer with SPF is enough. But it comes with a caveat. A lot of how effective it is depends on if you’re using the product – or any SPF product really - correctly. Unfortunately many people don’t. Thankfully we’ve got you covered and break down the facts on SPF moisturizers and how to use them properly. [More]

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Even DJs Think About Sunscreen

by kelly / January, 20 2021 01:30
We love it when we unexpectedly hear other people talking about the importance of wearing sunscreen. This week’s talk about sunscreen came from none other than superstar DJ Kaskade. Yes, we were pleasantly surprised when we saw him tweeting about sunblock. [More]

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Can A Spray Tan Protect Your Skin From the Sun?

by kelly / January, 13 2021 01:30
What do you do when the sun kissed glow of the summer has faded? For many that want to recreate the warmth of summer year-round – they reach for sunless tans such as spray tan products. While this is a practical alternative to sun tanning it doesn’t provide you with a pass to lay out in the sun. In short, there is no such thing as a base tan and a sunless tan doesn’t give you sun protection. [More]

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Are College Students Putting Themselves At Risk for Skin Cancer?

by kelly / January, 6 2021 01:30
Many of us spend our youth breaking rules and while some rules are meant to be broken, we think wearing sunscreen isn’t one of them – it helps prevent skin cancer and skin aging. Unfortunately, a recent study out of Brigham Young University (BYU) found that an astounding number of college students don’t use sunblock at all. [More]

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How Sunscreen Came To Be

by kelly / November, 18 2020 01:30
Today we know so much more about how the sun affects our skin and the potential harm it can cause if we don’t practice proper sun protection. We also have access to some many different kinds of sunscreens and SPF products. But our grandparents and maybe even some of our parents weren’t as lucky as us. Sunscreen as we know it today and the knowledge about the sun didn’t really come to be until the 1980s and 1990s. [More]

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What Are the First Signs of Skin Aging?

by kelly / November, 11 2020 01:30
Unfortunately our skin starts to age before most of us realize it. Of course, the earlier we start preventing skin aging the better. And prevention is much easier and less expensive than treatment. So the sooner we can identify and see the signs of skin aging, the more we can do to prevent it and slow it down. But what are the starting signs, well we’ve got the answers… [More]

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Homemade Sunscreens Don’t Work According to New Study

by kelly / November, 4 2020 01:30
Homemade or DIY sunscreens don’t work and they can be dangerous. Ok, so we’re a little biased because we do run a sunscreen company after all but a number of studies looked into these homemade sunscreen recipes and found they are not safe to use. Why? Well, check out the latest study which recreated 15 online recipes and found all had an SPF below 6 – not very protective. [More]

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New Study Finds Skin Elasticity Declines with Sun Exposure

by kelly / October, 21 2020 01:30
One of causes of skin aging is the sun. Experts agree that wearing sunscreen and practicing good sun protection can help prevent and slow down skin aging. Don’t believe me? Well a new study from the Biological Science Research Laboratory of Kao Corporation, a leading international ingredient supply company, proved that skin elasticity declines with sun exposure. [More]

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