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Sunscreen Must Have Tips For Children

Please tell me Im not the only mom who is constantly slathering SPF 50 sunscreen on their face and body throughout the day, even in the dead of winter, when there is a blizzard outside. Call me crazy (or call me Casper) but I am terrified of sun damage. This may seem odd coming from a Southern girl that I could have been mistaken for the Coppertone baby throughout her childhood. Yes, I was …

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Does Sunscreen Work in Tanning Beds?

Sunscreen use is necessary to protect your skin from sunburn, signs of photoaging and various types of skin cancer, says the American Academy of Dermatology. A broad-spectrum sunscreen with a sunscreen protection factor of 30 or more is advised anytime you go outdoors. However, knowing if your sunscreen gives you equal protection in a tanning bed means first understanding what–if anything–makes tanning beds any different from direct exposure to the sun.

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Acne Face Masks

Stress, shifting hormone levels, certain medications and even air travel can all cause acne flareups — whether you are 15 years old or 40 years old. Any one of those factors can leave you with a major case of acne. While long-term treatment with gentle cleanser and salicylic acid spot treatment works fine, an acne mask can help speed your breakout on its way a little faster.

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Surgery for Crow’s Feet

Those fine lines around your eyes are one of the first and most visible signs that you’re getting older, says dermatologist Fredric Brandt in “Allure” magazine. The combination of depleted fat and collagen stores in that area and reduced skin elasticity creates a fine network of lines often referred to as crow’s feet. If you’ve got them, surgery may be one way to make them less noticeable.

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All Natural Sunburn Relief

A sunburn can begin to spread across your skin as soon as one hour after sun exposure. Along with pain, redness and the occasional smattering of blisters, a sunburn can cause headache, fever and a feeling of being run down. Unless your sunburn is extremely severe, you can treat it at home the natural way.