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Summer Fun Shadowed by Deadly Skin Cancer

Julie Barnes | Posted 05.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Barnes

It's not surprising that May signifies both the official kickoff to summer and Skin Cancer Awareness month. It's a great reminder to protect your skin...

The SPF Number On Your Sunscreen Bottle May Not Be Accurate

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.22.2015 | Healthy Living

When it comes to skin care products, it's important to know about any unwanted chemicals lurking in that ingredient label. But when it comes to sunscr...

The Best Moisturizers With SPF To Protect Your Skin

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 05.11.2015 | Style

Photo Credit: Jen Gotch via Getty Images Wearing sunscreen every day, rain or shine, is one of the easiest ways to maintain healthy skin. And the...

3 Reasons Why You Should Try Mineral Sunscreen

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 05.01.2015 | Style

Photo Credit: Getty Images Mineral sunscreens are made with physical UV blockers like zinc oxide and/or titanium dioxide, and they've gotten a ba...

Rise In Skin Cancer May Be Linked To Cheap Vacation Packages

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living

Adults older than 65 are seven times more likely to develop skin cancer than they were about 40 years ago. According to new figures released by Ca...

Here Comes the Sun: 10 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Save Your Skin This Summer

Margo Weishar | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Margo Weishar

After the long winter we are all ready to get outside and enjoy the warmth. Here are 10 ways to make it easy to protect your skin and still enjoy the active outside lifestyle.

Don't Get Burned on Your Next Vacation

Kari Haugeto | Posted 12.23.2014 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

At what age should we start slathering on the creams to protect our skin from the dangerous UV rays? Is it enough to only use creams and lotions? Does it really expire after a year? And heck, are you supposed to wear sun-protective clothing all year?

The One Thing You Can Do Daily To Tackle Dark Spots

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver & Raydene Salinas | Posted 07.18.2014 | Style

We've heard many explanations (err...excuses) from family and friends who do not wear sunscreen daily. From "I always forget to put it on," to "I hate...

Are You Wearing Your Zip Code on Your Face?

Anthony Byrne | Posted 09.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Anthony Byrne

We all know that the sun and your genes play a part when it comes to visible signs of aging. Well, according to a new study, where you live can also make your skin more prone to wrinkles.

The Essentials You Need For A Lazy Day By The Pool

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 07.07.2014 | Style

Lazy days spent by the pool are one of summer's greatest pleasures. Of course, a quick dip in the pool will cool us down, but it's all about safely...

Here's What You Should Really Wear To The Beach

Lauren Del Turco | Posted 08.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Lauren Del Turco

With proper use of sunscreen and the right clothing, you can spend a day at the beach, on the green, or in the backyard feeling cool and comfortable and knowing that you are safe from the sun.

How to Choose Sunscreen: Part 2

Jay Lickus | Posted 08.11.2014 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

The bottom line is that selecting the proper sunscreen can be a chore. Before diving into the sea of choices, let me make it completely clear that everyone needs some sort of protection when spending time in the sun. No one is immune to the effects of extended exposure.

POLL: Do You Protect Your Skin At The Beach During The Summer?

Posted 06.06.2014 | MarloThomas

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5 Ways To Cover Your Hair When It's Super Hot Outside

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 05.24.2014 | Style

Whether your Memorial Day weekend plans involve lounging by the pool, hanging out at the beach or barbecuing with your besties, you'll want to make su...

5 Skin Cancer Misconceptions You Probably Still Believe

Glamour | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Glamour

Once a year, have a full-body skin check by a dermatologist. Make sure she checks your scalp, eyes, and mouth. So make an appointment. Don't think you're too young, too dark-skinned, too anything to get skin cancer. You're not. Just go.

Don't Fry Day: A Reminder to Protect Your Skin

Dr. Howard K. Koh | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Howard K. Koh

I began my medical career as a skin oncologist and have witnessed first-hand the preventable suffering and preventable death that can be wrought by melanoma.

Find Your Perfect Sunscreen Match

SELF | Posted 07.03.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

You want an SPF 30. But which one? ID your major issue to find a smart pick.

Sun Safety and Education Needed In Schools

Kate Solomon | Posted 07.01.2014 | Parents
Kate Solomon

My 5-year-old has what we like to call "sensitive skin." It's lily-white, soft, and so translucent, it nearly glows. She has a scar on her forehead that needs extra care. And after 15 minutes of recess without sunscreen, she's as red as lobster.

What Soccer Star Landon Donovan Can Teach Guys About The Grooming Game

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 04.15.2014 | Style

How do you compete with a guy who's been to the Olympics, plays for the Los Angeles Galaxy soccer team AND knows some clutch skincare tips? You don't....

This Bracelet Has 1 Very Special Power

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

LAS VEGAS -- There are a lot of wearable devices on display at this year's International Consumer Electronics Show, and many, many of them will tell y...

This Ballet Dancer's Easy Trick To Prevent A Sunburn

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad and Raydene Salinas | Posted 10.17.2013 | Style

There is something about ballet dancers that is so alluring. Maybe it's their graceful nature, or perhaps it's their amazing off-duty style, but one w...

The Simple Thing You Can Do Every Day To Look Young

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques and Dana Oliver | Posted 10.16.2013 | Style

It doesn't matter if you're young or old, famous or not. Every single woman should be doing this everyday if they want to look young and stay safe: ...

History of Fake Tanning -- Sun-Kissed Skin, Minus the Skin Damage

Robert Applebaum, M.D. | Posted 10.27.2013 | Style
Robert Applebaum, M.D.

We've all seen it: the celebrity whose skin looks beautifully sun-kissed at the big summer blockbuster premiere but orange and streaky all over at the screenings of her holiday season Oscars contender. It's a classic sign of a sunless tanner experiment gone bad.

Avoiding Sun Spots Over 50

Laurie Ember | Posted 10.07.2013 | Fifty
Laurie Ember

Only a man would suggest to a 50-year old woman that she wear long sleeves on a hot day. There seems to be a severe disconnect in his understanding of the female metabolism. But he is a dermatologist and cares only about the skin. Hormones are for a braver man.

WATCH: The One Place You Never Want To Forget To Apply Sunscreen

Huffington Post | Posted 08.05.2013 | Healthy Living

Just when you thought you've got your whole body lathered in sunscreen and are ready to hit the beach ... Hair stylist Cassi Hurd and makeup artist Ka...