Save Your Skin!

 

Here we will show a few infographics that help to remind us about how to stay sun safe and save your skin.

 
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This infographic covers some of the very real stats that our skin is facing. We all need to know, the sun can effect our skin in many different ways, and many can be harmful with prolonged exposure.


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Comparing the 2 types of sunscreen filters, this infographic highlights some of the properties of each filter. Mineral filters such as Zinc Oxide and Titanium Dioxide, are the only two deemed safe and effective, after the FDA released a proposed rule to update the proposed requirements of sunscreen.


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Know Your Sunscreens. Its important to know how chemical filters can react with your skin or the environment in negative ways. We list three chemicals that have shown to be harmful, and to avoid using them!


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Skincare Tips in the Sun! We cover some of the best forms of UV protection, and the roll that antioxidants can play in healing the skin from stressors.


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We saved the best for last! Prevention and Detection! It’s so important to have a regular check of all your spots, and to be aware of any changes. We outline the ABCDE’s of melanoma, a highly curable cancer if caught early enough! Please see a dermatologist if you have any concerns! It just may save your life.


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Together we can fight the stats!