Posts Tagged ‘melanoma’
It’s not often a routine visit for a cut or color can lead to a doctor’s visit that could potentially save your life, but it’s not out of the realm of possibility. Our hairstylists are in a position to check the areas that often go unseen: our scalp and neck. Learn more about how your stylist can save your life!1 Comment
Here are some DIY recipes to soothe your skin from David Parker, co-founder and “Cosmetic Chef” of The Body Deli, a fresh, raw and organic skincare store.1 Comment
After 33 years of consideration – yes, you heard right — the Food and Drug Administration earlier this week announced significant new sunscreen guidelines.2 Comments
Self-tanning products are perfect for the pre-summer phase when all you want to do is bare a little skin, take in some sun and get that perfect golden glow.
When was the last time you had your skin checked? May is Melanoma Awareness Month, which we here at SpaFinder are big advocates of, and it’s a great time to examine your skin for any signs of the most serious type of skin cancer. Characterized by the uncontrolled growth of pigment-producing tanning cells, melanoma can [...]1 Comment
Did you know that some sunscreens can be more hazardous to your health than beneficial to your skin? The Environmental Working Group has put out a huge study and website detailing research which reveals that some of the sunscreens that we trust to protect our skin could contain elements that are permeating our skin and could cause damage to our bodies and increase the risk of cancers.
Learn this painfully scorching lesson from others – don’t spend extended time in the sun without protection. CNNiReport is featuring “Worst sunburns ever (ouch)” with photos submitted by regular folks like you. From a nap on the beach turned painful to sun-burnt shoulders with blisters the size of quarters to a wicked sunburn got while snorkeling!
Along with last month’s passing of a comprehensive universal healthcare bill came a tax on the use of tanning-beds and artificial UV rays – setting sun-bed users and tanning salon owners up in arms. Nevertheless, along with the protests comes a spotlight on new research drawing attention to the dangers of sun abuse, and for [...]3 Comments
About 80 percent of sun damage occurs before the age of 20, according to Ariel Ostad, M.D., an assistant clinical professor of dermatology at New York University Medical Center. That’s why products with free-radical fighters (from alpha lipoic acid to vitamin C), are necessities as we get older. They help fight the damage done, by slowing the oxidation process that causes sun spots and wrinkles, and preventing further damage, such as collagen and elastin breakdown. These free-radical fighters also work chemically in the deeper layers of skin to help it endure and recover from sun exposure.
SpaFinder lists Melanoma resources and links1 Comment