Holy Moley! 9 Reasons for a Skin Check-up

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Visiting your dermatologist every year may be an important step to staying skin cancer-free. So, how do you know if you should schedule that annual appointment? The answer depends on how likely you are to get skin cancer. And, we’ve made it simple by listing some of the more common warning signs that may put […]

Coconut Oil as Sunscreen? YES, Without Harmful Chemicals

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According to interesting info I receive from coconutresearchcenter.org, they claim that coconut oil is the original suntan/sunscreen lotion. It amazes me how many uses there are for health in regards to coconut oil, but with regard to sunscreen, generally sunscreens we use have chemicals like oxybenzone, that disrupt the hormone system and certainly are not […]

Cancer Myth Busters

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There’s a lot of misleading information out there, thanks to repeated rumors, studies that get disproven and false advertising claims. Below, we set the record straight on common myths about cancer prevention and risk factors. 1. Myth: Dark-skinned people don’t get skin cancer. Reality: Darker-skinned people – including blacks, Asians and Hispanics – can and do get […]

Be Beautiful And Tan This Summer While Saving Your Skin Using Self-Tanner!

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Color billboards and glossy magazine advertisements for tanning salons are everywhere. While each has a slightly different image, all are similar in nature — a beautiful, deeply tanned figure, slathered in oil and wearing very little, smiles provocatively with a ‘come hither’ look. And for just an instant, onlookers picture themselves lying on a tropical […]

Protect Your Skin This Summer!

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As hot and sizzling summer months quickly approach, do you have the proper sunscreen yet? We all know we need sunscreen and that skin cancer is a very real threat out there, especially for those with pale and sensitive skin. There are so many sunscreens out there now to choose from: how do you know […]