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A Cheater's Guide To Fixing Uneven Tan Lines

Vogue | Posted 06.29.2016 | Style

For Vogue, by Monica Kim. Photographed by Mario Testino, Vogue, April 2014 Tan lines are all but inevitable in summer--and can even lend your look ...

6 Dermatologist-Approved Ways To Soothe And Heal A Sunburn

Thrive Market | Posted 06.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Thrive Market

So what can you do when fun in the sun turns into a disaster? These six tips might not reverse the damage overnight, but they can ease some of the pain. Hey, I'll take it!

Why I'm Terrified I'll Get Skin Cancer

Mary Novaria | Posted 06.15.2016 | Fifty
Mary Novaria

I was careless with my skin as a teen and now I'm terrified of getting skin cancer like my father. Even though my fair, Irish skin would freckle and burn it didn't stop me from trying to achieve that golden glow featured in glossy magazine ads for Hawaiian Tropic and Bain de Soleil.

Make Steps and Dollars Matter in Cancer Walks

Bill Couzens | Posted 10.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Bill Couzens

If 50 percent of all cancers are preventable, we need to start hearing news about cancer declining, not increasing. Are we as a nation up to this challenge?

Gay, Bisexual Men Report More Indoor Tanning, Skin Cancer

Reuters | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

(Reuters Health) - - Sexual orientation may be a factor in a person's risks of skin cancer and of using indoor tanning devices, suggests a new study. ...

Redheads Get Spray Tans For The Very First Time

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 08.24.2015 | Comedy

Redheads are known for their fair complexions, and perhaps not having the best ability to get a tan. But watch what happens when they get spray tans f...

Astoria Characters: The Woman All Set for Success

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 08.10.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

The fingernails on Jamuna Gurung's hardy hands are just the right length: Short enough to do work, long enough to be stylish.

Gay, Bisexual Men More Likely To Use Indoor Tanning Than Straight Men

Reuters | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By Andrew M. Seaman(Reuters Health) - Gay and bisexual men are more likely than straight men to use indoor tanning, and almost as likely as women to e...

'Tanorexia' Is Real and I Lived to Tell About It

Lindsey Banks | Posted 06.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Lindsey Banks

Who gets skin cancer at 19 years old?! The worst part about the situation was that it was my own fault. I can't say that I did anything to protect myself from Melanoma. In fact, I did the opposite. I was addicted to tanning.

Jennifer Aniston Had To Give Herself A 'Tanning Intervention'

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 06.11.2015 | Style

Most people know that sunscreen factors into overall skin health. If you're still not concerned, take a cue from actress Jennifer Aniston. In an in...

Despite Dangers, University Provides Free Tanning After $3 Million Deal

The Courier-Journal | Posted 05.20.2015 | College

In 2008, Sun Tan City, a chain of tanning salons based out of Elizabethtown, Ky., gave $3 million to the University of Louisville for the expansion of...

Isn't it Time to Put Pre-Prom Tanning to Bed?

Melissa Kaye | Posted 05.10.2015 | Women
Melissa Kaye

As parents, it's our job, not only to apply sunblock to our babies, but to educate our teens and ourselves about sun safety.

Lying on the Beach Is Harder Than It Looks

Andrew Gelwicks | Posted 05.02.2015 | College
Andrew Gelwicks

Spring break is upon us and students are migrating south to a golden coast of sunshine and ocean. Sounds great! In reality, the beach you are flocking to, while beautiful and relaxing, is a warzone within the Self. A sandy battleground of emotional inner turmoil.

The Risks Of Indoor Tanning Are So Much More Than Skin Cancer

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.17.2014 | Healthy Living

When people think of indoor tanning, skin cancer usually comes to mind. And while there's certainly a correlation -- more skin cancer cases can be att...

4 Tips For Faking A Natural Tan This Winter

OWN | Posted 12.04.2014 | OWN

Your self-tanner bottle promises "beautiful bronze," so why does your skin look more "accidental orange?" Val Monroe, Beauty Director at O, The Oprah ...

Mom, 19 Years Later

Bill Couzens | Posted 01.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Bill Couzens

We have a duty to our country and future generations to work towards turning around the grim statistics of sharply increasing incidences of cancer. We need increased resources for information, education and policies to help protect individuals, families and communities from cancer.

Millions Of Students Have Access To Tanning Beds On Campus

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.05.2014 | College

More than a half million students at some of the country's best colleges and universities have access to tanning beds on their campus, according to a ...

Cancer Prevention: What Comes First?

Bill Couzens | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Bill Couzens

In order to stop cancer before it starts, we must undergo a multifaceted cultural shift. Cancer prevention is a boundless canopy covering expansive territories of all facets of human health, lifestyle, the environment and social issues to include poverty.

8 Of The Best Nude Beaches In Europe

Thrillist | Posted 11.11.2014 | Travel

Maybe it's their permissive attitude toward public nudity. Maybe they just understand that tan lines are as offensive as taking selfies on the shore. Whatever the reason, topless (not to mention full-on nude) beaches in Europe are plentiful.

Serious About SPF: Expert Tips and Busting Myths

TueNight | Posted 09.15.2014 | Style

It wasn't that long ago that the majority of sun-lovers were blissfully unaware of this. But as science began delivering the unhealthy news, and as the sun-is-bad-for-you stats got worse and worse, so did the myths and misinformation, which still continue today.

Black Girls Tan, Too

Melissa Henderson | Posted 09.14.2014 | Black Voices
Melissa Henderson

A past romantic interest suggested I go tanning because it would "make me feel better" during this winter's polar vortex. When I mentioned it to a few people, they were definitely confused -- why would I need to go tanning? Um, didn't you know? Black girls tan, too.

Tanning Addiction -- for Real

The Fix | Posted 09.01.2014 | Healthy Living
The Fix

Despite all the information available to the public about the hazards of sun tanning, especially that ultraviolet rays are a known cancer-causing agent, people still continue to tan. This has led many researchers to believe that factors besides lack of knowledge are driving some people to tan.

Beauty Routines That Can Cause More Harm Than Good

Uloop | Posted 08.24.2014 | Style

While you may like the way these summer beauty rituals look on you, they may be more damaging to your body than you realize. Here are just a few warm-weather fads that can cause more harm than good. They just might not be worth the consequences.

Anna Almendrala

Scientists May Have Found Humankind's Original Addiction | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.27.2014 | Healthy Living

In studying how ultraviolet radiation affects skin, scientists may have stumbled across humankind's original addiction: sunlight. A new study in th...

5 Skin Cancer Misconceptions You Probably Still Believe

Glamour | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living

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.