If you’re heading to the beach for a spring vacation get-away, you might be tempted to seek shade under a beach umbrella and forego the sunscreen. But a new study says that shade from a beach umbrella provides less effective sun protection than a high-SPF sunscreen.
You might associate heat rash with babies. But warmer temps put active kids at a higher risk for developing heat rash, too. Find out what you need to know about preventing and treating heat rash, or “prickly heat” as it’s sometimes called.
Follow these tips from Joan Tamburro, DO, to protect your kids’ skin from harmful UVA and UVB rays as they grow.
Temperatures rising outside can mean a lot of change in your beauty routine. It’s time to tune up your toenails and feet, buy a new sunhat and get serious about shaving and protecting your skin from the sun.
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Think you know what sunscreen is and what it’s supposed to do? If you’re like most people, you probably don’t. A new study finds the majority of consumers don’t completely understand the information on a sunscreen label. Northwestern University researchers surveyed 114 patients at a dermatology clinic to determine what they knew and understood about sunscreen. Researchers gave the patients … Read More
Let’s be clear right from the start. No matter what color your skin is, if you’re exposed to the sun, there’s a possibility that you can get skin cancer. “Darker skin tends to have more of a pigment called melanin to protect from the sun’s harmful rays,” says dermatologist Angela Kyei, MD. “That doesn’t mean … Read More
One reason we all look forward to the balmier months is the ability to enjoy the sun once again. But, as we all know, the sun’s rays can be harmful. Be smart about exposing your skin to the sun’s damaging rays.