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5 Things You Need To Know About Sunscreen Labels

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5 Things You Need To Know About Sunscreen Labels

Broad-spectrum Sunscreens have met FDA’s broad-spectrum testing, measuring the UVA protection in relation to the UVB protection. Once the sunscreen has passed the broad-spectrum test, it can carry the label “broad-spectrum”,  demonstrating  it protects against both UVA and UVB rays. Only SPF 15 or higher sunscreens can say they reduce skin premature aging or they reduce the threat of skin cancer.  SPF Measures how long a sunscreen will protect your skin against sunburn.  SPF over 50 has shown to offer a marginal amount of more UV rays protection compared to sunscreens with SPF 50 and under. The FDA recommended that SPF be limited at...

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DNA Damage Control SmartSunscreens

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DNA Damage Control SmartSunscreens

Human skin, the largest organ of the body, effective by both chronological aging as well as environmental aging.   Unlike other organs of the body which is mostly effected by chronological aging.  The reason for this is the skin has direct contact with the environment, as a result skin will experience environmental UV irradiation damage.  Damaged caused by the sun is cumulative.  People with have an active outdoor lifestyle or go in the sun unprotected by sunscreen will experience more photoaging then someone who uses sunscreen or lives in a place with less sun. For instance, someone who grew up in...

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The Difference Between Physical Sunscreen And Chemical Sunscreen

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The Difference Between Physical Sunscreen And Chemical Sunscreen

     The action of sunscreening ingredients vary from implementing their action through blocking, reflecting, and scattering sunlight. Physical sunscreens blockers sits on the skin and scatter light or reflect UV rays.   Zinc oxide and titanium dioxide are two FDA approved physical compounds. Chemical sunscreens typically work by absorbing  the energy of UV rays and converting it to heat that is dispersed in the skin. List of FDA approved chemical sunscreen below. There is evidence that some chemical compounds may cause skin reactions such as dermatitis.   While physical sunscreen blockers as a rule do not.  Although, an adverse reaction could be due...

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Everyone Should Wear Sunscreen

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Everyone Should Wear Sunscreen

Reprint:  28 July 2016  American Academy of Dermatology Study shows poor skin cancer survival in patients with skin of color Dermatologist urges everyone to be aware of their risk and take steps toward prevention, detection —SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (July 28, 2016) — Because Caucasians have a higher skin cancer risk than the general population, people with skin of color may believe that they don’t need to be concerned about this disease — but new research reveals this to be a dangerous misconception. According to a study published online in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology on July 28, although melanoma...

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Tale Of Two Neova DNA Total Repair SOS Sample Boxes

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Tale Of Two  Neova  DNA Total Repair SOS Sample Boxes

Backstory:  Neova SmartSkincare gave out sample packets of DNA Total Repair in boxes labeled SOS.  First Story Anyone who knows me has heard me say how much I regret not taking care of the skin on my neck.   I’ve always taken great care of my skin,  selecting face and body products with ingredients to keep it healthy looking.   It’s a habit my mother taught me.  Now at the age of  68, my collagen and elasticity  levels are hanging in there.  Not so with the neck. Six or seven years ago I noticed how fast it was changing.  Needless to...

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