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Sunscreen Dos and Don’t

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, […]

By |November 11th, 2019|Sun Protection|0 Comments

Sun Protection Factor (SPF) Explained

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 […]

By |October 29th, 2019|Sun Protection|0 Comments

How to Choose the Right Sunscreen

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 […]

By |October 17th, 2019|Sun Protection|0 Comments

Don’t Wait For Summer. Sun Can Damage Your Skin in Spring Too

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, […]

By |October 7th, 2019|Skin Cancer Prevention, Sun Protection|0 Comments

Protect your hair from the sun too

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 […]

By |September 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sun Exposure is Not All Bad: 5 Benefits of Sun Exposure

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 […]

By |September 18th, 2019|Sun Protection|0 Comments

5 Things You Should Do If You Spot Signs of Skin Cancer on Your Skin

Finding a spot on your skin that looks like skin cancer can be extremely frightening, however, it is important not to let your anxieties overcome you and to understand that most cases are treatable if they are caught early enough. If you believe that you are suffering from skin cancer […]

By |September 9th, 2019|Skin Cancer Checks, Skin Cancer Prevention|0 Comments

Skin Cancer Risk Does Not Just Come From Holiday Sun

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 […]

By |August 28th, 2019|Skin Cancer, Skin Cancer Risk|0 Comments

UVA and UVB: How Do They Affect Your Skin

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. […]

By |August 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sun Protective Clothing: Can They Replace Sunscreen?

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 […]

By |August 14th, 2019|Skin Cancer Prevention, Sun Protection|0 Comments
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