Have you ever wondered what you’re really putting on your skin or on your hair? What are all those ingredients listed on the bottle, and are they all safe? Let’s start with your hair. Who doesn’t want smooth, frizz-free tresses? One popular way to get them without slaving away with your flat iron every morning … Continue reading Do You Know These 5 Toxic Beauty Products?
Tanned skin is in. Year round. Many teens and young adults happily hand over big bucks for bronzed skin in winter. But is that golden glow worth the increased risk of deadly melanoma? David F. Butler, MD, a dermatologist at Scott & White Clinic – Temple, cautions that tanning beds may increase the risk of … Continue reading Tanning beds increase risk of melanoma: That “healthy glow” isn’t healthy
On an average day in the United States, more than one million people tan in tanning salons, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. And of the nearly 28 million people who tan indoors annually in the U.S., 2.3 million are teens. While in search of a golden tan all year round, those millions of … Continue reading Ultraviolet Exposure in Tanning Beds Linked to Skin Cancer in Minors