Sun Exposure

3 Reasons Sunscreen Should be the Number One Product in Your Anti-Aging Strategy

3 Reasons Sunscreen Should be the Number One Product in Your Anti-Aging Strategy

Posted In: February 2019
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
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4 Medical Studies Reveal The REAL Damage The Sun  Causes to Our Skin

4 Medical Studies Reveal The REAL Damage The Sun Causes to Our Skin

Posted In: May 2017
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...
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6 Odd Reasons You Got Sunburned (Even if You Wore Sunscreen)

6 Odd Reasons You Got Sunburned (Even if You Wore Sunscreen)

Posted In: July 2016
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?
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4 Sunscreen Myths You Need to Stop Believing

4 Sunscreen Myths You Need to Stop Believing

Posted In: July 2016
When it comes to sun protection, there are a lot of untruths floating around. And because SPF is serious business, we decided to set the record straight.
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8 Common Sunscreen Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Skin

8 Common Sunscreen Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Skin

Posted In: June 2016
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!
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6 Reasons You Need Theraderm Tinted Sunscreen

6 Reasons You Need Theraderm Tinted Sunscreen

Posted In: May 2016
If you are like us, you probably want options. And that’s exactly what a tinted sunscreen, or as we like to call it, Tinted Hydrating Complex, gives you.
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A Dilemma That is Right Under Your Nose

A Dilemma That is Right Under Your Nose

Posted In: February 2016
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...
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Why You Should Apply Sunscreen in Winter

Why You Should Apply Sunscreen in Winter

Posted In: January 2016
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 –...
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Dealing with Summer Skin

Dealing with Summer Skin

Posted In: July 2015
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.
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Relax Your Way to Better Skin

Relax Your Way to Better Skin

Posted In: June 2015
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.
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Episode 19: What Tanning Does to Your Skin

Episode 19: What Tanning Does to Your Skin

Posted In: April 2015
The skin is our largest organ. It is like a fence between our house and the rest of the world. We only get one epidermis, so let's care for ... The Skin We're In.
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What Tanning Does to Your Skin

What Tanning Does to Your Skin

Posted In: April 2015
When we tan, what are we REALLY doing to our skin? A sun tan is something that naturally occurs when a 
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The Secret to the Perfect Spray Tan

The Secret to the Perfect Spray Tan

Posted In: April 2015
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.
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Why SPF 43?

Why SPF 43?

Posted In: April 2015
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.
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SPF – What Exactly Does That Mean?

Posted In: February 2015
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!
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Fruit Acid Can Soothe Sunburns

Fruit Acid Can Soothe Sunburns

Posted In: February 2015
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?
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Save Face by Applying Sunscreen This Winter

Save Face by Applying Sunscreen This Winter

Posted In: December 2014
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.
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Dr. Beckman’s Burn Relief Method

Posted In: May 2014
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...
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UVA vs UVB Rays

UVA vs UVB Rays

Posted In: May 2014
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.
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The Best Ingredient to Look For in Sunscreen

The Best Ingredient to Look For in Sunscreen

Posted In: May 2014
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...
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