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SPF Moisturizers Not As Effective As Traditional Sunscreen

Many people rely on SPF moisturizers to keep their skin hydrated, reduce their risk of cancer and keep them looking young. But a study suggests these lotions may fail to protect us against skin cancer. Researchers found that nearly 17% (16.6%) of the face is missed when we apply creams with added...
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Shop Smart For Sunscreens

As we gear up for summer a walk down the aisle of sunscreens can leave your head swimming on which one is the best match for you and your family. While the Federal government requires sunscreen claims to be “truthful and not misleading," the rule only applies to some terms found on the bottle. “SPF...
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Glitter Sunscreen Just In Time for Summer

This summer you'll see more people gleaming by the pool as glitter sunscreen makes its way to store shelves. Glitter sunscreen sounds a lot like a unicorn beauty lover’s dream, but is all that glittery goodness actually effective at protecting your skin from sun damage? Yes and no. It depends on...
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Why Are People Pouring Coca-Cola On Their Skin To Tan?

Coca-Cola is for drinking, not for tanning! The internet strikes again with the latest DIY project that encourages sun worshippers to take Coca-Cola, Pepsi or any cola and spray and pour it all over themselves in hopes of perfecting the perfect tan. For the record, there is no sun protection from...
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Sun Umbrellas Don't Offer Total Sunburn Protection

With the Florida winter about over, it's time to start planning trips to the beach. One item we always take is an umbrella to protect us from the dangers of too much sun. But if you think an umbrella is all you need to escape the sun's rays, you're wrong. 78% of test subjects who opted to escape...
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