Tag Archives: Sunscreen

Sun Safety

As we pack away our winter coats and gloves and rollout the capris and dresses, we should be getting our sunscreen ready to protect our skin from the hot sun. The sun is an excellent source of vitamin D, which helps us absorb calcium and…

Save Your Skin

After a long and snowy winter the sun has finally made an appearance! If you are anything like me that means you are ready to hit the beach and spend a lot more time outdoors. More time soaking up rays makes it even more important…


Protecting the Skin You’re In

It’s easy to get too much sun exposure outdoors, and it’s important to take the necessary precautions to absorb the least amount of UV rays possible. Being exposed to the sun without sunscreen and using tanning booths dramatically increases your chances of getting skin cancer….


Does Sunblock Really Block the Sun?

You might be surprised to hear that this year will be the last year you’ll be able to buy a product that calls itself a waterproof sunblock. This is because the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) just passed new policies about how sunscreen products must be…


Chillin’ Out at the Beach, Part 1

With summer’s sweet arrival comes a new, vast array of entertainment options. When all your schoolwork comes to a glorious halt, one ultimate relaxation destination will trump all the others: the beach. Beautifully sunny, sandy, and soothing, there’s no better summer spot whether you have…