Tag Archives: sun damage

Oh Glow You Don’t! – Why You Should Embrace Your Pale Perfection This Season

Whether you sunbath all day at the beach in summer or spend only a few minutes on a sun bed to bring a glow to your skin in winter tanning is harmful to your health. Tanning is  caused by harmful … Continue reading

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Call the Dermatologist – It’s Time for a Skin Check

Summer officially ended on September 21, although here in LA the temperature is still in the 80s with the UV rating of 8 (UV Index reading of 8 to 10 means very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure) … Continue reading

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Bug Eyed At The Beach – Protecting Your Eyes from Sun Damage

Between May and October we go to the beach most weekends and whilst I thoroughly enjoy my time swimming and boogie boarding in the ocean I frequently find at the end of the day my eyes are sore from the … Continue reading

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SALE EXTENDED THROUGH SUNDAY – It’s Still Summer & UV Is still HIGH!

ADDITIONAL ITEMS JUST ADDED! Just because the kids have gone back to school it doesn’t mean you can stop the sun protection. Some of the highest temperatures are recorded in September  when UV levels are still extremely high. Want to … Continue reading

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Sunny Sleevez – It’s Still Summer SALE!

Just because the kids have gone back to school it doesn’t mean you can stop the sun protection. Some of the highest temperatures are recorded in September  when UV levels are still extremely high. Want to SAVE $ and SAVE … Continue reading

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When Skin + Bright Red is a Good Thing!

It used to be that when I thought of tomatoes and skin I generally thought of the unattractive pink hue that my skin turns after a small amount of sun exposure. However a German study found that women who ate 40 grams … Continue reading

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Sun Tan Myths Exposed – #2 Sun Beds Are Safer Than Sunbathing

Fact:Sun lamps used in tanning beds emit doses of  UVA as much as 12 times that of the sun!  Tanning booths primarily emit UVA, according to the skin cancer foundation UVA, penetrates the skin more deeply than UVB, has long … Continue reading

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Sun Tan Myths Exposed – #1 Melanomas form only on sun exposed spots

MYTH: melanomas form only on sun exposed spots FACT: face, neck, legs & back are the most likely place to develop melanomas however they can also develop on areas that are far less often exposed to the Sun, such as … Continue reading

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Protect Your Skin From UV Damage, 1 Leaf At A Time

Lettuce has long been known as a powerful flab fighter but did you know it also packs above its weight when it comes to combating the sun’s powerful UV rays? Lettuce comes in 4 main types:  crisp head (iceberg and … Continue reading

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From Ouch to Ahhhh – Great Ways to Treat Sunburn

I know that usually you are very good about sun protection but even the most sun savvy of use sometimes find ourselves looking like a lobster after a long day at the beach, it hurts and you need relief now! … Continue reading

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