Sun exposure is responsible for most of the visible aging of your skin—far more than all other factors combined. It’s true, UV rays from the sun are the primary cause of wrinkles, pigmentation, sun spots, reduced skin elasticity, the degradation of skin texture, and many other signs of skin aging
Sun exposure is responsible for most of the visible aging of your skin—far more than all other factors combined. Yes, UV rays from the sun are the primary cause of wrinkles, pigmentation, sun spots, reduced skin elasticity, the degradation of skin texture, and many other signs of skin aging. In fact...
You read the directions and applied the recommended amount of sunscreen to your skin. You use the appropriate SPF and even remembered to put it on 30 minutes prior to sun exposure. So why on earth did you end up with sunburn anyway?
Sunscreen seems straightforward enough, or does it? These 8 common mistakes can not allow your skin to burn, they can allow premature photoaging or even skin cancer!
It shouldn’t come as a surprise that our lips are exposed to the sun more minutes throughout our entire lives than nearly any other part of the body. A trendy sun hat and stylish sunglasses may protect the forehead, eyelids and nose, but we don’t tend to cover up our lips. Sunlight, specifically the UV rays that our skin is exposed to daily, creates oxidative damage, resulting in...
Does the cold, dry weather have you thinking you’re safe from the sun? Don’t be fooled! Just because winter is here doesn’t mean you should put away your sunscreen. Even though your skin isn’t as exposed to the rays when it’s hidden under clothes, your face and hands are still being affected. Those areas get hit with harmful rays all year and need protection –...
During the summer, we experience many skin issues such as redness and peeling. What is the culprit behind these issues? The answer is: the sun. During the summer, the sun is closer to the earth and the days become longer. We get more time to spend outside, but our skin also has more opportunities to burn.
We all know that work, finances and relationships can cause stress on a daily basis. Stress can take a toll on our health and our bodies from both the inside and out. The more noticeable signs of stress damage are loss of sleep, grey hair, weight gain and hair loss. What we don’t always notice or associate with stress is the discoloration of our skin and decreased elasticity.
The summer tan you may try to achieve every year is doing damage to your skin. While you probably enjoy the looks of a tan now, the summer glow isn’t worth the risk of your skin health. Along with causing a temporarily darker skin tone, UVA rays also cause wrinkles and fine lines. Avoid these signs of aging, but still achieve the look you desire, by getting a spray tan.
It’s no secret that our skin is affected by the sun on a daily basis. Whether sunny and bright or cloudy and cold, our skin needs protection. This means that applying sunscreen is critical to protecting skin from the harmful effects of constant solar radiation.
We are bombarded with SPF everyday – particularly during the sunny, summer months. But what does SPF actually mean? How is SPF determined and why is a LOWER SPF actually safer than a higher one? Watch this short video to have these (and more!) questions answered!
No matter the weather, your skin is being affected by UV radiation the moment you step outside. Proper skin protection is key to preventing sunburns before they start, but what’s the best way to care for and soothe your skin after the damage has been done?
Just because winter is here doesn’t mean you should put away your sunscreen. You can probably skip on applying sunscreen to skin hidden under clothes, but the same can’t be said for your face and hands. Those areas get hit with harmful rays all year and need protection all year.
For everyone who got to have some fun in the sun this weekend, we’re hoping you practiced responsible sun safety and stayed protected. If you didn’t, you’re likely facing the belated start to your workweek with an uncomfortable burn, which doesn’t make the return any easier. Luckily for you, Theraderm’s founder and CEO, Dr. James Beckman, has a great solution for...
It’s finally Friday! And that means Memorial Day weekend is here! Actually, according to the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention, it’s “Don’t Fry Day,” which was declared to encourage sun safety awareness. This should serve as a reminder for you to protect your skin while enjoying the sun-filled activities that are sure to come this holiday.
Though it may not be summer yet, it’s officially sunny and warm out for most of us, and people are getting outside. We don’t mean to repeat what you’ve probably already heard a thousand times, but since it isSkin Cancer Awareness month, we thought we should remind you—wear sunscreen. You should know by now the reasons you want to stay protected and prevent a sunburn. If...