Skin cancer is one of Australia’s most widespread cancers, with over 80% of new cancer cases every year being attributed to skin cancer alone. Melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, accounts for around 10% of new cancer cases diagnosed, which is around 15,000 new cases every year. With skin […]
What are the risks?
Australians have become better and better at protecting themselves from the sun while stepping outside on a sunny Sunday morning, however, many overlook the importance of sun protection in the workplace, where we spend the majority of our time.
Skin cancer is one of Australia’s most common diseases […]
Finding a new bump or growth on your skin can be worrisome, particularly if you are a person that is concerned about the health of their skin. Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer and in Australia alone we have more than 13,000 cases diagnosed every year. Therefore, […]
While they might seem larger than life, celebrities are people like anyone else, and like the rest of the world they are not immune to the effect of the sun. While they often sport smooth skin and caramel tans for the sake of their craft, they are just as likely […]
Do apply sunscreen 30 minutes before going outside
If you use sunscreen that is a chemical based solution then it takes time for the lotion to be properly absorbed by the body to offer the best protection. Therefore, you should always put on your sunscreen 30 minutes before you go outside, […]
The Australian sun has been getting hotter and hotter over the last century and by now most Australians have learnt that they should apply sunscreen every time they step out into the sun for any length of time longer than popping down to the local shops. What’s more we’ve become […]
Sunscreen is one of the key ways that we protect ourselves from the sun. Whether going to the beach or off to the sporting field it has become a pretty regular part of our culture to slap on some sunscreen and a hat before we go outside. However, often we […]
We often associate the need for sun protection with blistering hot summer days, forty degree weather, the beach and long days outside. We think of putting on sunscreen before a day by the pool or slipping on a hat before going out to the park for a barbeque in December, […]
In Australia we have become accustomed to thinking about sun protection when we step out into our blistering hot summer sun. While we have gotten better and better at thinking about our skin, putting on sunscreen or sunglasses before leaving the house, many still leave off the hat. It doesn’t […]
We are used to hearing about sun exposure and all the damage that it can do to your skin. From skin cancer to sun related aging it can really take its toll on the body. However, it is important to keep in mind that not all sun exposure is bad […]