Sun Protection

So long, sunscreen? Scientists suggest red wine helps prevent sunburn

(CBS) Think sunscreen is the only way to prevent sunburn? A new study suggests there’s another way besides a tube of sunscreen – and it can be found at your nearest grocery or liquor store. Spanish scientists discovered that grapes contain compounds that block chemical changes in the body associated with causing skin damage. These …

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Sunscreen Use May Lead to Vitamin D Deficiency

Using the amount and sun protection factor of sunscreen recommended by the World Health Organization is associated with little or no vitamin D production, suggesting that regular sunscreen use may lead to vitamin D deficiency, according to research published online April 18 in the British Journal of Dermatology. FRIDAY, April 27 (HealthDay News) — Using the …

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Study: Many Sunscreens May Be Accelerating Cancer

Andrew Schneider, Senior Public Health Correspondent WASHINGTON (May 24) — Almost half of the 500 most popular sunscreen products may actually increase the speed at which malignant cells develop and spread skin cancer because they contain vitamin A or its derivatives, according to an evaluation of those products released today. AOL News also has learned through …

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UV Protection

With the alarming numbers of skin cancers being diagnosed around the world, it is increasingly evident that people of all colors need protection from ultraviolet radiation. Protection should begin as soon as a baby is born and continue throughout life. This is particularly important for people who have fair skin and light eyes. Babies should …

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Strawberries and cream: Sun lotion made from popular fruit could be more effective

Strawberries and cream have long been a winning combination. But according to new scientific research, these two fabled constituents of summer could also come together in a more useful way – by protecting us from harmful UV rays. The fruit has been discovered to work well against sunburn – and could be used to create …

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Makeup is Not A Sunscreen According to Skin Cancer Foundation and Lakes Dermatology

Manufacturers attempt to entice you to buy their makeup with low SPF. Don’t be fooled. It’s not really sunscreen. It’s makeup. Las Vegas, Nevada Dermatologists love multi-use, multi-purpose products, but sunscreen in makeup isn’t one of them. There are a number of reasons that makeup in sunscreen isn’t the same as applying a good, regular …

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Don’t Forget About Protecting Your Eyes When You Put on Sunscreen

If you’re wearing sunglasses without sufficient ultraviolet (UV) protection, throw them out. Just in time to celebrate Ultraviolet (UV) Awareness Month — I know, who knew?! Trading in your current specs for ones that offer protection against the sun’s harmful UV rays can go a long way in terms of benefiting your eye health and …

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