Posts tagged ‘sun exposure’
You’ve probably heard the words “free radicals” before, but what does that really mean for your skin?…
Tune in to our newest webisode of Coffee with Nurse Mary for advice on your journey to great skin … all in the time you could drink a cup of coffee.
The pool days of 2012 may be over, but the UV rays aren’t. The earth orbits the sun 365 days a year (actually, it’s 365 ¼ to be precise), which means your skin is always exposed, rain or shine. The best rule of thumb is …
September is here, and across America pool bags have been replaced by book bags and swimsuits have been retired in favor of the latest fall fashions. But just because you’ve packed away beach towels and flip-flops doesn’t mean …
Summer Road Rules
Taking a summer road trip? Before you crank up the Katy Perry and enjoy the ride, remember sun-savvy rules-of-the-road may apply. Tune into the latest webisode of Skinpact News, “Summer Road Rules,” to hear from Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields as they cruise through tips to help you reach your destination looking youthful and refreshed.
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Do I need a sunscreen every day?
Tune in to our newest webisode, Coffee with Nurse Mary, for advice on your journey to great skin … all in the time you could drink a cup of coffee.
Myth: Dark Complexions Offer Adequate SPF
While darker skin tones offer a natural SPF ranging from 5-13, this isn’t enough to keep your skin protected. The sun may not have your skin “seeing red,” but that doesn’t mean it’s not making its mark. Those with darker complexions might not see the accelerated wrinkles as soon, but they are more susceptible to other signs of aging like skin growths, hyperpigmentation and uneven skin tone.
Most important, a sunburn is a warning; it’s the sun’s way of telling you it’s time to get out of the sun. Without the redness and burning sensation that accompanies a sunburn, those with darker complexions are less likely to sense the signal to get out of the sun. With skin cancer on the rise for all ethnic groups, sunscreen is an anti-aging opportunity all people should take advantage of year round.