There are many variables to consider when choosing exfoliants and I hope you will find the following information to be very interesting and help you in making smarter decisions on how you need to treat your largest organ, your skin. Exfoliants are important in maintaining a healthy epidermis. There are many factors that come into
An article in USA TODAY on July 29th offers loads of information on the harmful effects of UV rays and the danger of skin cancer. It is the first time a Surgeon General has issued such a direct statement concerning tanning and tanning beds. A new regulation will require labeling on tanning beds advising those
Just read a great article from the Dallas Morning News by Jamie Hancock. She interviewed several dermatologists and skin care specialists. The basic message is with skin care less is usually more. The buzzwords these days are “all natural and organic”. Just because something is natural does not mean it works as an agent for
We’ve been marketing to a new crowd recently and it seems to be a very good possibility. Bikers suffer serious skin damage, especially to the face. Nothing damages skin like UV rays and wind.
It seems every day that another article or blog shows up in the news or online warning about the dangers of sunburns…….read more
On May 1st Ontario began enforcing a new law regulating tanning beds. It is primarily aimed at those under 18 years of age. Known as Bill 30, Skin Cancer Prevention Act (Tanning Beds), the law makes Ontario the eighth province to regulate tanning beds and also restricts advertising aimed at the under-18 market.
It’s Summer Time, and that means it’s time to get your tan on! While most knowledgeable people strive to achieve a balanced total body tan, consideration into planning your tan produces the most likely effect of symmetry. For the purpose of research – and to share my decades worth of personal knowledge in the tanning
March is behind us and hopefully the crazy winter of 2014 is history. Getting outdoors is on our minds and a little preparation is a good thing. Whether you’re spending time in the garden, on the golf course, playing some tennis or headed to the beach, you need to be thinking about your skin. Healthy tanning takes preparation!
Information on why you should avoid sunburn at all costs from WebMD: You lie out in the sun hoping to get a golden tan, but instead walk away from your lounge chair with a sunburn looking like a lobster that’s been left in the pot too long. Despite health warnings about sun damage, many of us
This is how tanning salon owners want you to think about tanning. As written in Smart Tan Magazine: Tanning takes place in the skin’s outer layer: the epidermis. About 5% of the cells in your epidermis are special cells called melanocytes. When exposed to UVB light, melanocytes produce pinkish colored melanin that is absorbed by