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Unlike White Shoes, Sun Protection Is Still In Style After Labor Day!

Just because it’s after Labor Day…don’t pack away the Sun protection! Summer may be officially over, the  kids are back in school, the days are getting shorter. While you might be packing the beach towels away in favor of the … Continue reading

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9,700.That’s how many American lives will be lost to melanoma this year. Take action for safer sunscreen ingredients!

It’s been 15 years since the Food and Drug Administration last approved a new general usage, over-the-counter sunscreen ingredient. With melanoma rates tripling over the last 35 years, it is unconscionable that the United States still does not have access … 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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DIY NATURAL AIR FRESHENER – SIMMER RECIPES

I love smells-nice ones. However I live with the funky-foot fragrance of a tween boy, a 7 year old princess with the backside of a trucker and a couple of champion mousers who are guilty of some pretty awful aromas! … 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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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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