Sephora just launched its Sun Safety Kit as part of its Sephora Favorites line and it includes products meant to protect and care for skin in the sun.
Sunshine & Glitter is a brand out of Miami (no surprise there) that makes highly glittery body lotion, sunscreen, lip gloss, and — get this — bug repellent! Don't you almost want to plan a camping trip with a bunch of serious Patagonia-type hikers just so you can show up covered head-to-toe in glitter bug repellent? Like what you see?
One of the most harmful skin-care misconceptions that just doesn’t want to die has to be those with darker complexions don’t need daily sun protection.
Mallory Lubbock, 26, from Iowa took to Facebook to share a series of images she took of her face that show her recent experience dealing with a cancer scare.
Some people forget to apply sunscreen all around the eye area and across the bridge of their nose, which puts them at risk for skin cancer.
Beyoncé's colorist Rita Hazan has created a mist spray formulated with UV absorbers to prevent color from oxidizing and shifting into weird shades.
Medical innovators have developed a coating made of DNA that improves its ability to protect skin from harmful UV light the longer it’s exposed to the sun.
Skin care brands have gotten more advanced and inclusive, with formulations of sunscreens that sing "now you see me, now you don't" on dark skin.
Summer is finally here, which means that all signs are pointing toward carefree living. However, the one thing that cannot be neglected in the upcoming months is the use of SPF. The damaging effects of the sun are often talked about, but the amount of people that work to protect themselves from it are still lacking.
David E. Fisher, MD, PhD, and his team at Massachusetts General Hospital set out to tan skin while combating the risk of cancers and aging that can result from sun exposure — and it looks as if they’re well on their way. As a follow-up to a study released in 2006, Fisher and his team just came out with findings of an ingredient that may be applied topically to darken the appearance of human skin in a way that mimics the natural tanning process. Yahoo Beauty spoke with Dr. Fisher about the reasons why these findings are so important.
People tend to think about the eyes first when it comes to your physical appearance revealing your age. While it’s true that this is one of the most recognized areas of the face to show the signs of aging (we’re talking to you, crow’s feet), your lips could be giving your age away. As funny as that seems, there is now actually a lip age calculator that virtually detects how old your lips appear.
While doctors recommend getting mole checks in fall and winter, now’s the best time to keep a close eye on any changes in your skin.
If your crappy sunscreen is sabotaging your glow, here are 10 perfectly sheer, lightweight formulas that feel like nothing on your skin and mix flawlessly with makeup.
This year, the Environmental Working Group rated close to 1,500 sunscreens, nearly twice the number included in last year’s guide.
We all know that sunscreen is the most important part of your beauty routine, but it’s safe to say that nobody actually likes wearing it.
The model, Rayssa Teixeira Melo, a YouTube and Instagram personality, appears on the show in a bikini. Within just a few minutes, Melo transforms from being a willing model for the proper application of a sunscreen product to uncomfortable to understandably enraged. At the end of the long video clip, the show’s hosts reveal the truth: The entire shoot was apparently a prank.
According to a study published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, men and women between the ages of 18 and 29 — particularly those who have skin with a higher melanin content and who identify themselves as nonwhite — are at an increased risk for sunburn. To pinpoint predictors of sunburn, investigators recruited 437 Florida residents and asked them to complete a survey about their dermatologic history, as well as their knowledge, attitude, and behavioral factors associated with sun exposure. “Osteopathic medicine is largely focused on prevention, and melanoma, the skin cancer caused by sun exposure, is imminently preventable,” said lead researcher and osteopathic dermatologist Tracy Favreau in a press release.
Hugh Jackman revealed to the world via Instagram and Twitter that he underwent yet another procedure for skin cancer. This is the fifth time the “Wolverine” star has had a basal cell carcinoma removed from his nose.
Tanning in the sun and in tanning beds raises the risk of skin cancer. You’ve heard for years that you should wear sunscreen regularly and avoid tanning as much as possible to lower your risk of developing skin cancer. Margaret Murphy is posting on her Facebook page a series of selfies of her red, blistering face, which, she says, show the results of skin cancer treatment.
Why on earth would you put sunscreen directly on your skin when you could take supplements in liquid or pill form and cross your fingers that their active ingredients make it to your epidermis?