5 Ways to treat Sunburn

We know, you didn’t mean to get sunburned. You lost track of time, or nodded off, and now you can tell you’re going to be lobster-red and miserable. It can take several hours for the full damage to show itself. So at the first sign, get out of the sun and follow this advise: Nobody’s…

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Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen

Blue Lizard is produced in Australia and is quickly being accepted as one of the best sunscreens available in the world. Blue Lizard has several products to choose from: Regular – Designed for average sunscreen use. Water-resistant (up to 240 minutes by Australian standards, 80 minutes by FDA standards). Contains 6% Zinc Oxide. Sport –…

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Beach Chic and Sun Smart

Summer brings warmth and relaxation. However, long light-filled days at the beach often also mean overexposure to the sun’s dangerous ultraviolet (UV) radiation which can wreak havoc on your skin, eyes, and immune system. Luckily, you can enjoy yourself without compromising your health – or style – by following our beach sun safety tips. Clothes:…

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Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac:

Many people get a rash from poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac. This rash is caused by an oil found in the plants. The itchy, blistering rash often does not start until 12 to 72 hours after you come into contact with the oil Signs and Symptoms include: Itchy skin. Redness or red streaks.…

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Acne: Overview

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States. Although it’s common, accurate information about acne can be scarce. This can make it difficult to get clearer skin. The information on this site can help you understand acne and how to successfully treat it. Why treat acne? Myths about acne are as common…

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bug bites and stings

Although most bug bites and stings are harmless, some can be dangerous. This is especially true if you are allergic to the bug’s venom, or if the bug is carrying a disease. In the United States, it’s common to experience a bite or sting from the following types of bugs: Mosquitoes Fleas Bedbugs Biting flies…

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Detect skin cancer

Anyone can get skin cancer, regardless of skin color. It is estimated that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. When caught early, skin cancer is highly treatable. You can detect skin cancer early by following dermatologists’ tips for checking your skin. Download the AAD’s body mole map to document your…

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