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What Are The Risks of Using a Tanning Bed?

If you’re still chasing that summer glow, you may be tempted to enlist the services of a  tanning bed.  But before you step into that tanning booth, you’re not just getting a glow – you’re getting a heap load of health problems along with it. Consider tanning booths to be the fast-track path to skin [...]

Sunscreen With UVA & UVB Protection: Why Is It Important?

The summer is here again – and that means spending as much time outside as possible!  From BBQs and birthday parties to baseball games and beachside frolicking, you’re determined to get as much outdoor time as possible. But while you’re prepared for the summer season, ask yourself – is your sunscreen? Quick – take a [...]

How to Check Yourself For Skin Cancer

Quick – what’s the one thing you can do right now that will improve your odds of living a long and healthy life? Forget drinking a kale smoothie or logging hours on the treadmill.  One of the best ways to make sure you enjoy a long life is to check yourself for signs of skin [...]

How to Apply Sunscreen Appropriately

The summer season is finally here – and that means you’re about to spend a LOT more time outdoors.  Whether you’re camping with the family, playing on the beach, or spending more time at your favorite restaurant’s patio, chances are your skin is about to come into more contact with the sun. While that means [...]

Annual Skin Cancer Screening: What Should You Look For?

Your skin plays an important role in keeping happy and healthy.  After all, when it’s looking fresh, clear, and rejuvenated, you’re more likely to feel confident about your place in the world.  But your skin’s health is more than, well, skin deep – in fact, as the warmer months start rolling in, it’s more important [...]