Jetting abroad has become as common as taking a road trip down the coast and no matter where they go Aussies always seem to be chasing the sun. Old favourites like the Greek islands or Spanish Mediterranean have started to compete in Europe with upstarts like the beautiful Croatian coast […]
Most people by now are aware that the sun has damaging effects on the skin. Whether it is coming back from the beach with a sunburn or seeing spots on the skin appear for the first time, the sun has a multitude of effect on our health, wellbeing and appearance. […]
The beloved Sid Seagull has been touting the same message for a while now: Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek and Slide. This list has certainly grown over the years, however, the saliency of sun protective clothing has remained high on the list and become a fundamental part of how we protect […]
Sun protective clothing, a wide brimmed hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and some shade all work very well for protecting the skin from the dangers of the Australian sun, however, some people who spend hours in the direct sun every day might like a little more protection than physical barriers to help […]
Much like humans pets can suffer from skin cancer and sun damage. Ensure that your best friend is protected by becoming more sun aware for your cat or dog.
What types of cats and dogs are at risk of skin cancer?
Any cat or dog can suffer from skin cancer. It can […]
Once the beach days of summer are over, Australians have a real soft spot for hitting the slopes. Whether vacationing in our own native Perisher Blue, crossing the pond to New Zealand or flying to the Land of the Rising Sun many of us have tried our hand at a […]
Recent media attention has once again brought sunscreen into the spotlight and has people questioning whether it is truly safe for regular use. This comes from a study by the American FDA that ingredients in sunscreen may be absorbed into the bloodstream. However, the fact that sunscreen is absorbed into […]
Skin damage comes from UV radiation that is still present during winter, so it is just as important as ever to make sure you are taking the proper safety precautions when exposing yourself to the sun. Here are 5 useful tips that can help you stay skin cancer safe this […]
Skin cancer is a common and possibly life-threatening disease that often suffers from misconceptions. In order to understand what skin cancer is, and what it means for Australians, it is important to put this disease in perspective through some facts and statistics.
There are three main types of skin cancer:
Australian’s love their great outdoors, from a great summer barbeque to taking a dip in Bondi Beach or camping in a national park, when summer hits it’s hard to stay inside. This outdoor obsession comes with innumerable benefits, however, without proper precautions it can also be dangerous for our skin.