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Sunscreen

Posted on August 7, 2015 at 3:24 pm

Sunscreen has come a long way from the earliest sunscreens which used SPF to measure our protection against sunburns caused by ultraviolet B (UVB) rays. We now know we need protection from UVA and Infrared radiation as well. Todays sunscreens are true anti-aging, anti-cancer powerhouses…but how do you know which products are the best? First,… Read More →

Who’s Got Your Back?

Posted on May 4, 2015 at 9:03 am

Did you know the back is the most common location for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer? This infographic explains why it’s so important to find someone who “has your back” when it comes to skin cancer prevention and detection. Adequately applying sunscreen to your own back can be a difficult task, as demonstrated… Read More →

9 Most Forgotten Places For Sunscreen

Posted on March 12, 2015 at 4:43 pm

Missing sunscreen adds up over the years to brown spots, discoloration, and skin cancer. Here are 9 of the most neglected places for sunscreen. Remember these spots to stay young looking and cancer-free in these locations. 1) Ears- Ladies who wear their hair up make sure to apply SPF on top of ears. Men, you… Read More →

Prevent. Detect. Live.

Posted on May 5, 2014 at 8:45 am

Here are some facts from the American Academy of Dermatology: Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. Current estimates are that one in five Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer in their lifetime. Melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, is the most common cancer for 25- to 29-year-olds. Early detection is key!… Read More →

SPOT Orange on Melanoma Monday

Posted on May 6, 2013 at 1:13 pm

Together we can spread the word – SPOT Orange™ on Melanoma Monday®. SPOT Orange™ on Melanoma Monday®, May 6 and help the American Academy of Dermatology paint the nation orange to help raise skin cancer awareness. Here’s how: Wear orange and encourage others to join you. Share a picture of you and your family, friends,… Read More →