DermatALLogy's Mission to Fight Skin Cancer in Costa Rica

Costa Ricans suffer from the highest rates per capita of skin cancer in the world. We spoke to Laura Muller Steinvorth of DermatALLogy — a Costa Rican organization focused on skin safety — about her mission to increase awareness about sun damage among the Costa Rican population, and about how they’ve been working with the country’s dermatologists since 2007 to provide high …

Saving Your Skin — All Year Round & No Matter Your Age, Race, or Gender — Could Save Your Life

Just because you don’t bake in the sun for hours — or are young, or are brown — doesn’t mean your skin is as safe as it could be. Read on for ways that you might be getting more sun exposure than you think, and why daily sunscreen, indoors and out, and all year round, …

Sunscreen Isn't Just For Summer (And Your Laptop Could Be Causing Your Dark Spots)

Sunscreen isn’t a summer thing. It’s as daily a must as brushing your teeth: both help you look great and prevent serious damage! You’re not out frolicking in the sun? It’s important to remember that sun damage is cumulative — every bit of exposure adds up. Your skin doesn’t “reset” when you’re back in the …

Keep Your Sunscreen Next To Your Toothpaste: 30-Day Healthy Skin Challenge

Repeat to self: sunscreen every day, all year round. Sunscreen is a daily necessity. This may be the single most important skin tip you ever learn: wear sunscreen every single day, whether you’re spending the day indoors or outdoors, and all year round. Like brushing your teeth…just do it every day. Sunscreen is arguably the …

HELP! I’m Burnt To A Crisp: 10 Things To Do After A Bad Sunburn

I wasn’t good about using my Armada Sunscreen and…I’m a lobster (or crawfish in this case!) I am horribly sunburned — bright red, in lots of pain and want to avoid peeling! What do I do?? SUMMARY: Take an aspirin or another anti-inflammatory (if you’re not allergic; if you’re not sure, check with your doctor). …