How To Benefit From The Sun!
Jul15

How To Benefit From The Sun!

Now that summer is upon us, it is time to cover up that skin to prevent risks of sunburn and skin-cancer, or is it? Reverse medical opinions are now proving that skin-cancer prevention has gone too far and is becoming a dangerous and slippery slope towards vitamin D deficiency. New studies show that vitamin D being manufactured by our bodies once exposed to UV light in turn strongly reduces the risk of heart disease, cancers,...

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Have You Heard of Tanorexia?
May10

Have You Heard of Tanorexia?

Most of us are well aware of all the risks associated with the over exposure to UV rays.  Yet, many of us women are still hitting the tanning beds on a regular basis.  Learn what research has discovered about tanning and why you may feel like being tan is a necessity. Are you Tanorexic? Are You Addicted to Sun-Bathing, the Tanning Bed or Looking Tan? Despite all the warnings and research related to sun exposure and resulting skin...

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Prep Your Skin for the Summer Sun
May01

Prep Your Skin for the Summer Sun

Are you wishing you had golden bronze colored skin to start off the summer? Many people use tanning beds to achieve that summer glow year ’round. However, many other people believe tanning to be dangerous, contributing to an increase in the risk of skin cancer. So, how are we to prepare our skin for the summer season when we will be spending a lot of time outdoors? Fake It ’till You Make It! Fake it from a bottle! Fake and...

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When Sunburn Turns To Sun-Damaged Skin
Aug15

When Sunburn Turns To Sun-Damaged Skin

I can’t say enough about the sun’s harmful rays.  So when Sandy Alcide, founder of Motion Medica Skin Care, offered this important information, I wanted to pass it on to all our readers: Is It Sunburn Or Sun-Damaged Skin? Repeated episodes of sunburn and unprotected sun exposure will damage your skin. Most people mistake a common sunburn as just that, sun burnt skin, but it’s definitely damaged.   When...

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Why You Should Avoid Sunburn
Jun25

Why You Should Avoid Sunburn

We know that sun damaged skin results from an overexposure to ultraviolet (UVB) rays and that, depending on the type of skin pigment someone has, and that the amount of sun exposure involved determines the extent of the burn. The skin becomes red, swollen, and painful one hour to one day after exposure.  Later, if bad enough, blisters form and the skin peels.  People who are severely sunburned may develop fever, chills, and...

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Doctor’s Advice on the Best Sunburn Treatment
May26

Doctor’s Advice on the Best Sunburn Treatment

Sunburn health cures are all over the internet and health and skin care magazines. We decided to seek the advice on the best sunburn treatment available from experts and were able to obtain some outstanding tips. Here are 5 great expert tips to help protect yourself from the suns damaging rays.  #1 – Sunburn Information In order to avoid sunburn it is essential to apply a broad-spectrum sunblock, which protects against both...

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