As the warm summer months approach, it’s important to remember some critical facts about using your sunscreen. Not all sunscreen products are created equal. Fortunately, in 2013 the FDA required sunscreen manufacturers to include some new facts about their products on the label. Although all sunscreens help prevent sunburn, only those with an SPF of … Continue reading Not all sunscreen products are equal
It’s that time of year again. You may be dying to “get a little color” for the summer so you’re tempted to hold off on the sunscreen. You figure a little sun won’t hurt, but then the next thing you know you’re sunburned. When you have sunburn, it can be very painful and damaging to … Continue reading Lathering on the aloe vera? Six ways to treat sunburn
The purpose of Melanoma Monday is to help people become aware of skin cancer — how to recognize it, treat it and prevent it. It is currently estimated that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. Numbers like that make a world without skin cancer seem to be an impossible goal. … Continue reading 5 ways to prevent skin cancer
It didn’t take long, but now the summer heat is upon us. Whether you are young or young at heart, it’s important to protect your skin from the sun’s rays. It’s a grim statistic, but skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States1, and one in five people will develop … Continue reading The 411 on Sunblock vs. Sunscreen: Which One Should You Use?