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4 Sunscreen Tips for Men

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4 Sunscreen Tips for Men

As much as it pains us to say this, men simply aren’t as diligent about sun protection as their female counterparts. Ask 10 men why they skip this step, and you’ll get 10 different answers. Most will apply it when they’re planning to be at the beach or by the pool, but as a part of an everyday routine, men have a long way to go in terms of making this a habit. If you, or the man in your life, are sunscreen averse, read on. There are several compelling reasons to make it part of your daily skin care...

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3 Myths About Tanning and the Truth About Skin Cancer

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3 Myths About Tanning and the Truth About Skin Cancer

“In a thousand years, archaeologists will dig up tanning beds and think we fried people as punishment.” – Olivia Wilde  When the weather’s nice, it’s only natural to spend more time outdoors. Think about it. Once spring arrives, we spend hours in the garden, and once summer’s here, the season of backyard gatherings and visits to the lake or beach fill our weekly calendars. And that workout routine you spent all winter doing inside moves out into the beauty of nature. We wouldn’t want you to stay inside year-round or miss out on a beautiful garden wedding, so our one...

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The 4 Facts on Why You Need the Best Sunscreen

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The 4 Facts on Why You Need the Best Sunscreen

  Are you sunscreen savvy? This is an important question to ask yourself on whether or not sunscreen is a part of your daily life. We hope it is! But right now if you are a little lax in this department of skincare, we’re here to tell you that there are so many reasons why you should slather yourself in the right sunscreen each day. Here are the best 4 facts on why you need to wear sunscreen or sunblock every day. Keep in mind if you don’t like the goopy feel of sunscreen, many modern beauty companies are making...

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Lessons From a Surgeon on Skin Cancer

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Lessons From a Surgeon on Skin Cancer

  It’s easy to Google skin cancer or visit Webmd, but what do surgeons say about skin cancer? After all, they are the ones you go see for surgeries, right? May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and part of our job is to educate our readers. This education includes interviews about what to look for and ultimately how to avoid things like a visit to a surgeon. Here’s what one of them said. We interviewed board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Thomas Narsete, MD, who has been practicing for over thirty years. I know this can be scary to read about....

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Skin Cancer Awareness Month: Skin Cancer Facts

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Skin Cancer Awareness Month: Skin Cancer Facts

“We cannot direct the wind but we can adjust the sails.” -Anonymous May is skin cancer awareness month and it’s always good to be informed. We all go outside to enjoy the sun and knowing the risks is half the battle. The skin is the single largest organ in the body. And because of this, we need to take steps to protect it. Here are some facts you should be aware of when thinking about skin cancer: According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, an estimated 90% of aging is caused by the sun People who use sunscreen with an SPF...

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