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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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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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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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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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Would You Buy A Sunscreen That Warned You To Avoid The Sun For A WEEK?

By now more and more of us are aware that we have to wait up to half an hour for our sunscreens to start working, but what if you had to WAIT A WEEK before going out in the sun! … Continue reading

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How Often Should You Reapply Sunscreen?

Skin Cancer awareness month helps us to focus on the details.  You may use sunscreen every time you go out, but do you know how long it protects you?  The time between apply and re-apply may be shorter then you … Continue reading

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Spray Sunscreen – Is It Safe?

Sunscreens that come in a spray can seem like a pretty great idea; you can spray an even layer onto the skin and reach areas that you couldn’t otherwise reach, such as your back. However, when you use a spray … Continue reading

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What Types Of Sunscreen Work the Best?

May is Skin Cancer Awareness month, and we are always looking for the best ways to protect our family from unnecessary sun damage.  So what type of sunscreen works the best? Below I’ll be sharing some great information that will … Continue reading

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Why You Should Stay Away From Sun Beds This Holiday Season

  Now the clocks have gone back, days are getting shorter and cool autumnal weather means bye-bye sunscreen and hello layers of clothing. As we head into the holiday season for many the temptation to ‘keep up the glow’ my … Continue reading

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New York Governor signs bill to prohibit indoor tanning devices for New Yorkers under 17

On July 17, 2012 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law that will prohibit the use of indoor tanning devices for all New Yorkers under the age of 17. The bills A 1074 and S 2917 will still require … Continue reading

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