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Don’t Forget to Pack the Sunscreen!

The travel bug has arrived thick and fast for many Australians, flocking to the closest airport now that the world has opened back up post-pandemic.  Whether you are travelling interstate to see family after a long time apart or you're planning […]

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Best Sunscreen for Eczema: Tips & Products for Your Skin

If you're one of the 1 million Australians living with atopic dermatitis (eczema), then you understand the challenges of finding the best protection against the summer sun. When you're dealing with skin irritation and inflammation, choosing […]

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Sun Safety for Tradespeople in Different Australian States

As tradespeople, your demanding work often exposes you to the harsh Australian sun, resulting in exposure to up to 10 times the amount of cancer-causing ultraviolent radiation than the average indoor worker. Safeguarding your health under these conditions […]

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Factors to Consider When Choosing Sunscreen for Babies

When it comes to the well-being of your little ones, there's no room for compromise. We all want to ensure our babies are safe, especially regarding sun exposure. As parents and grandparents, we understand the importance of protecting their delicate […]

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Sunscreen Considerations for Water Sports and Water Leisure Activities in Australia

Australia's stunning water bodies, from the ocean to the pool, beckon us year-round. However, as we revel in the aquatic delights, it's crucial to remember that the Australian sun is relentless. Protecting your skin from harmful UV rays should be a […]

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Unlocking the Secrets of Sunscreens: Understanding Physical, Mineral, and Chemical Options

Australia's stunning climate beckons us to embrace the great outdoors, but the relentless Australian sun casts a perpetual shadow of skin damage risk. Sunscreen is your shield against these threats and is essential to your daily skincare routine. This […]

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Hypoallergenic Sunscreen 101: Your Ultimate Guide

When it comes to taking care of your skin in the sun, choosing the right sunscreen is essential. But it's a game-changer for those with sensitive skin or a history of skin irritation. Hypoallergenic sunscreen is the solution, and in this comprehensive […]

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Choosing the Perfect Face Sunscreen: Factors to Consider for the Australian Sun

In the Australian sun, finding the right sunscreen is essential to protect your face. Explore the different face sunscreen types and discover which suits your skin type and needs. Australia is renowned for its breathtaking landscapes and a climate […]

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Sunscreen Options for Your Skin Type

While applying sunscreen daily is crucial, the choice of sunscreen can significantly impact your skin. Some brands and ingredients may not suit your skin type, which can deter you from incorporating sunscreen into your skincare routine. However, sunscreen […]

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Understanding the Link Between Men's Health and the Risk of Melanoma: 4 Things You Need to Know

A recent study by the Melanoma Institute Australia shows that 16,800 Australians will be diagnosed with melanoma this year, which is one person every 30 minutes. A shocking 1300 Australians will die from melanoma this year, which is […]

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Cycling Sun Protection - 12 Sun Safety Tips for Cyclists in Australia

Cycling is a fantastic way to stay active, get some exercise, and enjoy the great outdoors. However, all that time in the sun can have serious consequences unless you take the proper precautions. Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer […]

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Tips for a Successful Summer Sun Safety Routine in 2023

Spending time outside is a quintessential Australian pastime, and it is a wonderful way to reduce stress, remain active and enjoy the positive effects of vitamin D. However, the beauty and benefits of the Australian sun are not without its dangers, […]

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Sun Spot vs Skin Cancer - 4 Ways to Tell the Difference

Are you wondering whether your sun spot might be skin cancer? While some skin spots are completely harmless, any changes to existing spots or the formation of new spots might be a sign of a developing skin cancer. Left untreated, these changes can […]

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Parched lips: more than just a bad look

Dry, chapped, or parched lips can mean many things. You may simply need a glass of water to increase your hydration, but if you suffer long-term spots of dryness, it may be a sign of something more serious; like skin cancer on your lips. Can you get […]

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How to Watch for and Prevent Skin Cancer on Your Lips

Skin cancers on the lips are also considered oral, or mouth, cancers. They can appear anywhere on the upper or lower lips but are more likely to be found on the bottom lip due to more regular sun exposure.   The lips can be a site for […]

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National Skin Cancer Action Week 2023

20-26 November 2023
Every year at the start of summer the Cancer Council Australia and the Australasian College of Dermatologists come together to host a national skin cancer action week, as an important reminder to Australians of the significance of sun safety and early skin cancer detection - encourage friends, family to get a skin check with a GP or Dermatologist.
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