Sun & Skin News

Reapply on the Fourth of July

Regular readers of our blog should know our sun safety tips by heart, but there’s one that we know people have trouble with: remembering to reapply sunscreen.

Nah Nah Nah Nah Hey Hey Hey Don’t Fry

Solstice, schmolstice; in my opinion, summer starts on Memorial Day weekend. (Not that we won’t take the opportunity to remind our dear readers about summer sun protection on June 21.) That’s why I love that the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has declared the Friday before Memorial Day weekend “Don’t Fry Day” (#DontFryDay). It’s a reminder to everyone heading outdoors over the holiday to be sun-safe and avoid burning or tanning.

Pack Your Bags and Your Sun Protection

Since it’s officially spring break season, I wanted to share some of the important lessons I learned about sun protection when traveling to sunny destinations.

Get Your Skin Examined!

Have you had a doctor check your skin for signs of skin cancer this year? Have you ever had a skin exam? Be honest; we won’t judge.

Men: What’s Under That Beard?

It could be skin cancer, says Ali Hendi, MD, a dermatologist and skin cancer specialist in the Washington, DC, area. And because they’re hidden, these skin cancers often aren’t detected early, when they have the highest chance for minimal treatment and a cure.

Working at Sun Safety

If you earn your living outdoors, your sun exposure and risk of skin cancer skyrocket. Our Houston-based experts offer tips on how to save your skin.

Keeping Your Wedding Guests Safe From the Sun

Now that I’m planning my own outdoor wedding, I’ve made it my mission to make sure my guests will be comfortable. If you, too, are a bride-to-be hoping to make sure you don’t miss a single detail, consider the following simple steps to keep your loved ones safe from the sun:

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