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Florida May Ban Chemical Sunscreens – Find Hope in Mineral Sunscreens

by kelly / March, 20 2019 01:30
More and more concern is growing over chemical sunscreens and the danger they pose to coral reefs. Hawaii recently became the first state to ban the sale of chemical sunscreens. This law will go into effect January 2021. Now the Florida legislature is considering a similar ban on chemical sunscreens. [More]

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The Ultimate Anti-Aging Skin Care Plan

by kelly / March, 13 2019 01:30
There’s no miracle drug that can prevent skin aging. That’s a good thing. It means you don’t have to spend a lot of money or be on a waitlist to have healthy skin. All you need, according to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), for an effective anti-aging skin care plan is healthy skin care habits – which means everyone can have gorgeous glowing skin because it’s pretty basic. [More]

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Why These Three Super Common Anti-Aging Ingredients Must be Paired with Sunscreen

by kelly / December, 5 2018 01:30
Retinol, alpha hydroxy acids (AHA), and hydroquinone are powerful “active ingredients” on the market today that can help with the signs of skin aging. Great, right? Well yes, sort of – you have to use them correctly as a major side effect is they increase sun sensitivity. I know, so unfair – why does something that helps with the signs of aging also making us more susceptible to the sun – the leading cause of skin aging. Fortunately, if these ingredients are paired with effective sun protection, used at the right time, and you follow the direction of your doctor, you can be on your way to glowing skin. [More]

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Four Winter Skin Care Myths

by kelly / November, 28 2018 01:30
When the temperature drops it can wreak havoc on the skin. But it doesn’t have to. Cold weather doesn’t have to mean dry, itchy, and flaking skin. Winter can also mean glowing skin as long as these four skincare myths are avoided. [More]

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Are Dinosaurs Why We Need Sunscreen?

by kelly / October, 17 2018 01:30
How could dinosaurs be related to humans having to wear sunscreen? Well the connection between the two is stronger than you think. And it all goes back to how our ancient ancestors and dinosaurs coexisted or rather how humanity survived dinosaurs. [More]

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Get Your Skin Ready for Fall

by kelly / October, 3 2018 01:30
Sweater weather is here. Time to get all cozy and comfy in your sweaters and sip on some hot tea. With autumn in full swing, it’s also time to talk about your skin. Changes in the weather can do skin damage – think dry, itchy skin and eczema. Thankfully we’re here with three key tips to help you easily transition your skin for fall. [More]

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NFL Beats Its Toughest Opponent with Sunscreen

by kelly / September, 5 2018 01:30
Professional football players maybe the toughest on the field but they are no match for the sun when they are out on the field all day practicing – it can take a toll on their skin. That’s why the NFL and its players teamed up with the American Cancer Society and love sunscreen! They know it’s their best weapon to prevent sun damage and skin cancer. [More]

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Why Men Are More Likely To Get Skin Cancer

by kelly / August, 22 2018 01:30
The predominant feeling is that skin care is for women. Sure it’s slowly changing but generally women take better care of their skin than men. I often hear from my male friends “I don’t need skin care - rugged is in”. But healthy skin and good sun protection should be a must for any man because the reality is more men are diagnosed with skin cancer than women. [More]

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Sun Poisoning – How to Spot It Fast and How to Treat It

by kelly / August, 15 2018 01:30
A lot of us have been there – our skin is red and peeling and hot to the touch. We’re annoyed at ourselves for not reapplying sunscreen and staying out in the sun a bit too long. But how do you know if it’s just sunburn or worse - sun poisoning (and let’s be clear, just a sunburn isn’t good either)? Yes there’s such a thing as sun poisoning. [More]

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Does Sunscreen Expire?

by kelly / August, 1 2018 01:30
Yes, sunscreen can expire. Sometimes the date is obvious and sometimes not so much. How do you tell? Read on and now might be a good time to check your cabinet. [More]

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