Saturday, February 24, 2018

Avoid Sun Harm

There’s no upside to a lack of sun protection. Exposure increases your cancer risks and decreases your attractiveness. Although smoking, genetics, and the normal aging process all play a role in skin changes, they are not the most significant factors.  There is no dispute that chronic sun exposure is the most common cause of unwanted […]

Sunscreen News

Sunscreen News

Last year an estimated 68,130 people in the U.S. were diagnosed with melanoma– the most dangerous form of skin cancer– and an estimated 8,700 died, according to the National Cancer Institute. After 33 years of consideration, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released their new rules for labeling sunscreens, which will take effect in June 2012.

Screening Out The Sun’s Rays

Screening Out The Sun’s Rays

January 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

As water reflects and amplifies the sun’s rays, boaters of every age should beware of the hazards of unprotected exposure. Current estimates are that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetime; more than one million new cases of skin cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year. Malignant melanoma- one of three types of cancer directly related to excessive sun exposure- is the number one cancer in those aged 25-29, and second most prevalent in those aged 15-29 years old. The chilling reality is that one person dies from melanoma every hour.

Supple Summer Skin

Supple Summer Skin

While cooler months are behind us, our skin’s need for softening is still present. Moisturizers improve skin’s barrier function, minimize surface water, and keep the skin’s top layer softer and suppler. Though hot days may make us want to skip some grooming steps, moisturizing remains important. If the skin loses too much water, it becomes dry, flaky, and prone to both infection and inability to regulate body temperature.

Turn Back The Hands Of Time

Turn Back The Hands Of Time

April 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

We would all like our skin to look its best, and certainly want to decrease our chances of developing skin cancer. If you’ve tried creams, lotions and gels and been unsatisfied with the results, discuss topical regimens and procedures with your dermatologist. Treatments exist that can enhance both your looks and your health.

Don’t Boat Without Sunscreen

Don’t Boat Without Sunscreen . Boaters need to shield themselves from excessive sun exposure, as water and sand reflect the rays, amplifying the risks. This is not idle advice: one person dies from melanoma every hour.