sun care

Summer is synonymous with sunshine, but what if your body rejects the rays of that bright star? Sun sensitivities and allergies, or photodermatitis, is more common than you may think.
Those of us with complexions to rival Snow White’s know proper sun protection can mean the difference between a human or a, well, tomato-like appearance. Yet there is one tiny patch of skin that when...
Did you know your risk of skin cancer is higher if you have light-colored hair or blue eyes? Or that foods with vitamin C — like leafy greens, citrus fruits and bell peppers — help prevent and even...
Since the beginning of time, there have been few things more sought after than the youthful glow of healthy skin. Just take a look at the claims from countless beauty manufacturers on how their...
HellaWella’s media mash is a weekly feature listing the latest and most interesting health-and-wellness stories we’ve read in the past week, pulled from the Web and linked for your convenience. If...
Even the most vigilant sunscreen users sometimes miss a few crucial spots. Besides being painful — sunburn on your toes makes flip-flops pretty unbearable — sun damage even on small parts of your...
It’s Men’s Health Week, as well as National Men’s Health Month. And you dads have Father’s Day on Sunday. That’s right — you’re important enough to have a week,...
No need to wear your sunglasses at night, but rock those Ray-Bans any other time you’re outside, whether it’s a beautiful sunny day or overcast and gloomy. Overexposure to sun can damage the delicate...
Getting old — and more so, LOOKING old — is a tantamount fear of many a human. Aging gracefully is something we all strive for. It seems that while we value the wisdom of our elders, we admire the...
So, you’ve been diligently applying that SPF 15-plus sunscreen every day this summer and obediently donning your sunglasses to protect yourself from those damaging UVA and UVB rays emitting from the...

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