Let me guess, one of the creams you lather on your face and arms before you walk out the door each morning is a product containing sunscreen. Am I right?
Unfortunately, those who benefit from the skincare industry would like nothing more than to have us believe the sun is bad for us.
The truth couldn't be further from this - find out why below... Why the sun isn't the demon it's mad... ››› more
How do you know the difference between a suspicious spot on your skin that could be the early signs of skin cancer, and those little beauty marks you've had your whole life?
The way that doctors have been trained to spot it is to remember a simple ABCD acronym: Asymmetry, border irregularity, colour variation and diameter greater than 6mm.
Now, researchers are proposing that an E should be a... ››› more
Does your near-religious coffee-drinking habit make you feel more guilty than it does good?
It doesn't have to be this way anymore - new research from the National Cancer Institute has revealed that drinking coffee may lower your risk for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.
Keep reading to find out just how much coffee you need to drink to reap the skin cancer-fighting benefits… ... ››› more
The sun is out to play and it's bound to get you - whether you forget to pack your sunscreen or simply run out of it...
Because nothing ruins the fun like a bad sunburn, we're our top natural sunburn remedies. The best part is you probably already have them at home!
Four tricks to soothe sunburn
#1: Essential oils
They’re not called “essential” oils for no good reason – they’ve r... ››› more
You want to start taking better care of your skin, but monthly facials simply aren't in your budget. So what can you do?
We're sharing a very simple homemade lemon and honey face mask recipe that will leave your skin feeling refreshed, cleansed and intensely moisturised. Enjoy!
The skin benefits of lemon and honey
Lemons are packed with AHAs and BHAs, which help to remove dead skin cells to... ››› more
In 99% of skin cancer cases, the cancer is clearly visible on the outside of the boy - think moles, rashes, blemishes or lesions. However, in 1% of people, symptoms are invisible…
It's rare, but some people experience non-skin symptoms that are their first clue that they have skin cancer. In case you fall into this unlucky minority group, read on to learn about four skin cancer signs that you... ››› more
New research from The University of Southern Denmark and the Danish Cancer Society has fond a clear connection between skin cancer and antihypertensive medicine containing hydrochlorothiazide.
In a previous study, the researchers demonstrated that the medicine, which is one of the most commonly used drugs for hypertension worldwide, can increase the risk of lip cancer. For the full findings of... ››› more
What if I told you that your local supermarket stocks foods that contain powerhouse nutrients that keep your skin supple and smooth, and help fight age-related damage? Well, it's true!
Wondering which foods to eat and what to smooth onto your skin? The following three foods work both ways - check them out…
Three foods that will take your skin health to the next level
Str... ››› more
Oh, spring... A season where we toss out the old to make room for the new. And it doesn't stop at deep-cleaning your apartment or swapping out your winter wear for lighter clothing… Your skincare routine needs a boost, too! Here are my expert tips for transitioning from winter to spring with fresh, beautiful skin.
#1: Toss out all your old and expired products
Spring cleaning is the perfe... ››› more
Do you have sensitive skin? Well, you're not alone. Joshua Zeichner, MD, an assistant professor of dermatology at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City says three-quarters of his patients call their skin sensitive skin.
According to Dr Zeichner, one of the biggest reasons for having sensitive skin is simply treating your skin too aggressively - even if you're not intending to. Everyday stre... ››› more
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