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New Sunscreen Rules Proposed by the Food & Drug Administration

by kelly / October, 13 2021 01:30
If you have a high SPF chemical sunscreen in your cabinet you might need to replace it soon. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing new requirements that may affect if your chemical sunscreen is considered safe (all-mineral sunscreens like ours are considered safe), what the max SPF level is, and if it truly protects you against all UV rays like ours do. So what are these new updates and how do you buy the right sunscreen – well we’ve got you covered. [More]

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Why Dermatologists Are Critical In Our Lives

by kelly / September, 22 2021 01:30
Your skin is the largest organ on your body. It’s your body’s first line of defense against disease and it protects all your other organs. That’s why having a dermatologist in your life is important. And dermatologists don’t just check our skins – they can perform skin surgery and identify and treat over 3000 conditions that affect our skin, hair, and nails. There’s a lot more to dermatologists than you think… [More]

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An NFL Coach Defends Against Skin Cancer

by kelly / September, 8 2021 01:30
The NFL season is upon us once again. It’s also my husband and co-founder’s favorite time of year. With the NFL season comes a lot of time out in the sun for players and coaches. Just like us, they need to be mindful of sun damage. In fact, one big time coach learned the hard way about the importance of sun protection when one of his mentors passed from skin cancer. [More]

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Free Skin Cancer Screening Coming to A City Near You

by kelly / September, 1 2021 01:30
Very few things in life are free. And if it’s free I tend to be a little suspicious. Well that’s not the case with this awesome program organized by the Skin Cancer Foundation. From August through November the Skin Cancer Foundation will be traveling to 21 communities across the United States and offering free skin cancer screenings and education programs! [More]

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Thailand Bans Chemical Sunscreens

by kelly / August, 25 2021 01:30
If you’re planning a trip to Thailand you might want to reconsider the sunscreen you pack. Thailand recently banned sunscreens containing any combination of four chemical UV filters that are considered harmful to coral reefs. [More]

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Cat-Rat Reminds Us to Put On Our Sunscreen

by kelly / August, 19 2021 01:30
Who is Cat-Rat you might be asking? Well he’s one of the furry friends on my daughter’s favorite TV show right now. The show is called Gabby’s Dollhouse and streams on Netflix. Its second season just came out this month. Of course my four year old is ecstatic. I was excited to watch the new season with her especially when I saw Cat-Rat remind one of the other characters on the show to wear sunscreen! [More]

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Surprising Everyday Ways You Can Get Sun Damage

by kelly / August, 4 2021 01:30
Most people think they only need sunscreen if they’re heading out for a day at the beach or pool. Or they think sunscreen is just a summer thing and don’t wear sunscreen year round. Not many realize they’re getting sun damage all the time - walking from the parking lot to the grocery store in the winter for example. Unfortunately all these little sun exposure moments add up throughout our lives and ultimately damage skin. So what are some of these surprising moments and what should we do? Read on… [More]

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The Dangerous Sunscreen Contouring Trend

by kelly / July, 28 2021 01:30
I love a good food, life, or skin care hack. I’m into anything that makes life easier. But some hacks are not meant to be followed and can be just plain dangerous. That’s just the case with this skin care “hack” trending on TikTok called sunscreen contouring. Don’t do it because it’s bad for your skin and can lead to skin damage, sunburn and possibly skin cancer. [More]

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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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