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2014 Cobra Puma Junior Golf WORLD CHAMPION shows she is sun-savvy in her Sunny Sleevez!

Congratulations to Chloe, we are so thrilled to be shielding the arms of such a sun smart young golfer! My kids spent much of the summer vacation reading the shade or going for a swim but for first grader Chloe … Continue reading

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How Much Sunscreen Should You Apply? Check Out This Handy Graphic

Remember most sunscreens need to be applied 20-30 minutes BEFORE going out in the sun, that’s how long it takes for them to START working. Sunscreen must be reapplied EVERY 2 hours, more often after swimming, sweating or Toweling off

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Uh oh – Bad Idea Ellen

I like Ellen, I like her show but I just saw this invitation on the show’s website and think it really sends the wrong message. “Send Us Your Bad Sunburn Photos!” I know this is meant in the spirit of … Continue reading

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Skin Cancer Awareness Month -Find Out Which Household Items Can Help Detect Skin Cancer

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and despite sunscreen sales being higher than ever before so are skin cancer rates,  more than two million Americans each year are diagnosed, a number that is rising rapidly. The good news  is it’s … Continue reading

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HOW LONG UNTIL YOU BURN – What’s Your Skin Type?

People with fair skin are more likely to sunburn than are people with dark skin. That’s because people with darker skin have more melanin, which offers some protection from sunburn but not from UV-induced skin damage. Skin color is determined … Continue reading

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3 More States Say “Ban The Tan!”

In the summer of 2013 Illinois, Nevada and Texas voted in legislation to restrict access to indoor tanning salons for minors which will take effect this year. According to statistics from the skin cancer foundation in cases of melanoma diagnosed … 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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