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8 Tips for Protecting Your Kids from Skin Cancer

by kelly / May, 17 2017 01:30
I know it may sound odd but kids are also at risk of skin cancer. In fact, 40-60% of sun exposure occurs before the age of 20. Thus it’s important for adolescents to start good sun protection habits sooner rather than later. In our on-going series to support Skin Cancer Awareness month this May – here’s info and advice on protecting kids and preventing adolescent skin cancer. As a soon to be mom I’m definitely going to be practicing these tips myself! [More]

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Detecting Skin Cancer – Spot It and Stop It

by kelly / May, 10 2017 01:30
If you can spot skin cancer, you can stop it. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation skin cancer is the easiest cancer to cure if detected and treated early. So here’s some tips on how best to spot skin cancer with regular self-exams as part of our on-going series to support Skin Cancer Awareness month this May. [More]

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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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New Clinical Study Shows Sunscreen Reverses the Signs of Aging

by kelly / April, 5 2017 01:30
Sunscreen is an even better anti-ager than we all thought. We know that sunscreen prevents skin damage. Now a new study published in Dermatologic Surgery a medical journal proves that sunblock can also reverses the signs of skin aging! That’s great news. [More]

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Most States Ban Sunscreen in Schools – Did You Know?

by Will / March, 15 2017 01:30
A little known fact, all sunscreens (or sunblocks if you call them that) are considered over-the-counter (OTC) drugs by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This has many consequences. One is that in almost all states sunscreen can’t be given to students. Interesting right? Read on… [More]

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Dermatologists Unanimously Agree Sunscreen Prevents Skin Aging

by kelly / March, 8 2017 01:30
The results are in! In a recent survey 100% of dermatologists agreed that sunblock prevents skin aging, 97% said sunscreen protects against skin cancer and 100% recommended using at least an SPF 30 sunscreen. So I have to say, it’s great to see dermatologists agreeing on the importance of sun protection. [More]

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Women Who Use Sunscreen Are Exceptional Skin Agers According to New Study

by kelly / February, 22 2017 01:30
Sunscreen is the best anti-aging weapon. Numerous studies, the American Academy of Dermatology, the Skin Cancer Foundation and major fashion magazines (like Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar) all support this point. Adding another one to the books is a new study that found women who use sunscreen are more likely to be exceptional skin agers when compared to women who almost never do. [More]

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Skiing Skin Care

by kelly / February, 15 2017 01:30
There’s nothing better than fresh mountain air on a blue bird day. But a day on the mountain can also do damage to your skin if you’re not careful – think sunburn, windburn and dryness. Thankfully we have some quick hit tips so your day on the slopes can be safe, fun and memorable. [More]

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New Dermatology Study Finds Beach Umbrellas Are Not Sufficient for Sun Protection

by kelly / January, 25 2017 01:30
Heading to the beach soon for a little summer vacation in the middle of winter? Don’t just rely on your beach umbrella to protect you from the sun. A new study recently published in JAMA Dermatology found that a beach umbrella alone was not enough and is less effective than sunscreen at preventing sunburns. [More]

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