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Amanda L. Chan

What Actually Happens When You Get A Sunburn

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 08.29.2014 | Healthy Living

It's been a long, hot summer, and for many of us, our skin is certainly feeling the effects. Without proper protection, like sunscreen, clothing and s...

10 Tips For Treating A Bad Sunburn

Posted 08.17.2014 | Healthy Living

By Melaina Juntti for Men's Journal You were out on the boat all day, you forgot to reapply sunscreen and before you knew it, you scored a nasty su...

An Open Letter To All The Sunburn Spectators

Katie Hoffman | Posted 07.30.2014 | Comedy
Katie Hoffman

Do you think I'm somehow unaware of the fact my skin is on fire, my bra straps feel like they're made of barbed wire, and in a few days I'm going to be molting?

Faithful Shopper: In My Beach Bag

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.13.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

We're in the heart of beach season, and it's time to replenish our stock of essentials, from sunglasses to sunscreen, books to laptops and everything in between.

Blister in the Sun: Goth Girl Goes to Puerto Rico

TueNight | Posted 09.13.2014 | Women
TueNight

I hate summer. Heat and humidity make me feel physically ill and I'd far rather shovel my way through a snow bank than feel as though I'm being roasted from the inside out. I loathe the sun. It's just so bright. And hot.

5 Essential Summer Safety Tips

April McCormick | Posted 08.27.2014 | Parents
April McCormick

The warm beautiful weather, outdoor activities and family fun are plentiful this time of year. Unfortunately, so are the opportunities for sunburns, heat rashes, bug bites, water dangers and many more summer activity hazards. Here are five summer safety tips.

Chace Beech

5 Surprising Summer Skin Problems And How To Avoid Them

HuffingtonPost.com | Chace Beech | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Summer is "officially" almost here, but for many of us the season has already begun with long evenings spent by the lake, backyard barbecues and the w...

Anna Almendrala

Scientists May Have Found Humankind's Original Addiction

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

How to Choose Sunscreen

Jay Lickus | Posted 08.10.2014 | Fifty
Jay Lickus

Yes, it's summertime but if you are going to be out in the street dancing then please take some precautions. Wear some sunscreen people. Especially at our age.

Summer Is Almost Here... Which Can Only Mean One (Terrible) Thing

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.20.2014 | Style

Ahhh, summertime. A season where sunscreen is plentiful, but somehow, so are terrible sunburns. No matter how much sunscreen you buy or how many times...

15 Horrifying Sunburns That Will Make You Fear the Summer

www.collegehumor.com | Posted 05.07.2014 | Comedy

Who's ready for some fun indoor activities this summer?...

These Dilemmas Are Spring Breakers

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks and Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.18.2014 | Style

Ah, it's finally spring break, and you get to take a much-needed vacation from classes, the snow and more snow. Whether you're jetting off to Mexico o...

SCORCHED

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 11.19.2013 | Travel

We're seen some pretty unfortunate sunburns in our day, and we know the places we're most likely to get them: beaches, hiking trips, and the like. ...

WATCH: How To Look Good WIth A Sunburn

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 06.26.2013 | Style

Let's be completely honest. There's nothing quite as unattractive as a sunburn. But for some women, it's practically impossible to not end up with red...

World's Most Sunburn-Prone Regions

SmarterTravel | Posted 10.31.2012 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Proper protection is key whenever you're outside, but sunburns have a particular way of inviting themselves along on vacation. Here are 10 destinations where you'll need to take extra care and just as many ways to protect yourself from the sun's harmful ultraviolet radiation.

SPF Math for Dummies

Laura Zigman | Posted 09.10.2012 | Comedy
Laura Zigman

Everyone has their own special mathematical formula for putting on sun block. What's yours? ...

Why We Sunburn

Posted 07.08.2012 | Healthy Living

Researchers have pinpointed what exactly is happening to our bodies when we get a sunburn. University of California, San Diego School of Medicine r...

Been Out In The Sun Too Long? Read This

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Growing up in South Carolina, where summers meant surviving triple-digit temperatures, my mother rarely allowed me to step outside before 6pm. And whe...

WATCH: Do African-Americans Need To Wear Sunscreen?, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

If you have dark skin, do you still need to wear sunscreen? Dr. Nancy Snyderman joined me to answer this important question. Check out more useful...

POLL: Do You Protect Your Skin From The Sun?

Posted 06.15.2012 | Women

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PHOTOS: Ridiculous Sunblock FAILS

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2012 | Comedy

It's Memorial Day weekend and weather across the country is starting to heat up. Before long, beach season will officially be here. And if there's one...

Simple Itch-Free Strategies for Summer

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.06.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Dr. Mao Shing Ni, DOM, PhD, ABAAHP, Lac, author of the best-selling book Secrets of Longevity Even as the summer season winds down...

Can Drinking More Wine Prevent Sunburn?

Posted 10.01.2011 | Home

An article in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry asserts that drinking wine may actually help prevent sunburns. According to the study, th...

What Causes Cancer? Genetics & Environment: The Perfect Storm

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 09.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

Why does a woman with no family history of breast cancer and no obvious risk factors for breast cancer succumb to the disease? What happened to her?

10 Natural Sunburn Soothers

Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 05.29.2012 | Healthy Living

Everyone knows that applying lots of sunscreen and staying in the shade (and out of the sun's UV rays) are the best way to avoid a sunburn. And scient...