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Skin Cancer II – Symptoms, Eradication, and Prevention

Posted by Chad Melius on Thursday 4 September 2014

Photo in the Public Domain - by John Hendrix, MD

Basal Cell Carcinoma

Getting diagnosed with skin cancer can be a frightening experience. If it happens to you, be calmed by the fact that it can be defeated, if detected and treated early enough. Read more …

The Latest News About Tanning

Posted by Chad Melius on Tuesday 10 June 2014

Here’s this month’s digest of articles about tanning. Read more …

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How to Tan Your Armpits During the Winter

Posted by Chad Melius on Sunday 19 February 2012

While it may be easy to go outdoors on a sunny day, open and lift your arms, and expose your armpits to get a nice even tan, not so many people have the option to do it – especially when winter comes around and snow kicks in. The alternative way to tan your armpits is to do it indoors, in the most effective and safest way possible. Read more …

Use a Beach Umbrella for Sun Protection

Posted by Chad Melius on Monday 6 June 2011

Are you planning to spend some time at the beach? It’s a great way to relax, and try to forget the frequent tensions of your regular job. You need some time to unwind in order to go back to work refreshed, and ready to attack new problems with a new enthusiasm.

Going to the beach is a treat for the whole family – sunbathing and playing in the sand and water. But don’t forget to take precautions against those harmful sun’s rays. You don’t want to ruin your good time with a painful burn. Read more …

What Options Are Available For Self Tanning?

Posted by Chad Melius on Tuesday 24 May 2011

Most of us would prefer to have a tanned body. It’s more appealing and healthy-looking, especially in the summertime. But most of us also know that the sun’s rays are dangerous to our skin. Ultraviolet radiation can cause sunburn in just a few hours – and skin cancer in the long run.

Tanning salons allow you to get a sunless tan. But unfortunately, they also emit ultraviolet radiation. And they definitely cost money.

There is a much better way to get your skin to turn a darker color – self tanning. This usually involves nothing more complicated than a trip to the drugstore. Read more …

Can Sunscreen Lotion Cause Skin Cancer?

Posted by Chad Melius on Monday 2 May 2011

Most people know, and scientists have proven, that the sun is bad for you. Prolonged exposure can cause sunburn, and – even worse – give rise to skin cancer over a period of time.

For many years, sunscreen was touted as a way to prevent skin cancer for people who spend some time in the sun. It blocked type B ultraviolet rays, and these were known to be the catalyst that causes sun tan. However, research in the 80s showed that type A UV rays do more damage to the skin than type B rays, and they even have the ability to penetrate glass and light clothing. Read more …