9 Things You Didn’t Know About Sunblock

Human beings are naturally attracted to the sun. Maybe it’s because our ancestors worshipped the glowing disc in the sky. Maybe it’s because we use its rays to make Vitamin D. Or maybe it’s just because the warm sun feels so wonderful on our skin. But too much sun is a dangerous thing, and exposure to UV radiation can cause sun damage or cancer. But how much do you really know about the sunscreen...

Skin Cancer Doesn’t Have to be Taboo

There are few words in the English language that people shy away from more than “skin cancer.” It’s not a made-up word, and to say the words doesn’t do any harm to anyone, but it’s a word that people avoid at all cost. So why shy away from a word that has such a powerful meaning? Skin cancer is a term for cancerous cells on the skin. Just like lung cancer is cancerous cells or tumors on the...

The Mistake of Playing Sports in the Sun

Many guys lead active lifestyles. Regardless of where they are in their life (wife, kids, stressful job), many guys like to be active. The health benefits to being active are amazing, and it’s something everyone is encouraged to do. However, being active doesn’t always mean being safe. Sure, there are sports where the athletic equipment is designed to keep guys from hurting themselves. There are batting...

Sunscreen Just for Summer? Think Again!

The winter isn’t the best time to break out the board shorts and bikinis and head to the beach for a day of fun in the sun. Even in a subtropical climate such as South Florida, the temperatures can dip during the winter months, and people trade in their halter tops for light jackets. But don’t let the early evenings and the brisk mornings fool you: the sun is out. You can never be too careful when protecting yourself...

Sun Protection Knows No Boundaries

There is a perception that skin care is something you only need to think about some of the time. Many think they don’t need to worry about it on overcast days. They think they don’t need to worry about it if their exposure to the sun is limited. They don’t worry about it if they have on clothes. These are common perceptions about the sun, and you should know by now that they are all wrong. SunCare is...

Protect Your Skin, Even in the Tanning Salon

When most people go tanning, their only goal is to look and feel a little bit better. Unfortunately, what a lot of people don’t realize is that tanning salons don’t just cover you with some kind of harmless tanning magic — they expose you to the very same kinds of rays that the sun puts out. So while the end result of getting a tan is the same, the other end results (such as potential for sunburn and even...