Mineral vs. Chemical Sunscreen: What’s the Difference?

Posted July 19th, 2017 | Written by

“There are two kinds of sunscreens – chemical sunscreens and physical (also called mineral) sunscreens. Chemical sunscreens only go so far into the UV spectrum. Physical sunscreens are creating a physical barrier to the sun with Zinc Oxide and Titanium Dioxide,” says Board Certified Dermatologist Dr. Mona Foad, MD. You may be under the impression that … Keep reading Mineral vs. Chemical Sunscreen: What’s the Difference?

7 Surprising Sun Facts You May Not Know

Posted April 20th, 2017 | Written by

Everyone knows the basics about the sun; it can cause skin cancer and sunburn, but there’s much more you may be surprised to learn. We’ve broken down seven sun facts to help you stay informed and protected this season. 1 – 90% of visible signs of aging are due to sun damage The most important … Keep reading 7 Surprising Sun Facts You May Not Know

Do You Know the Most Common Rosacea Trigger?

Posted April 10th, 2017 | Written by

Emotional stress, hot or cold weather, wind, alcohol, spicy foods, heated beverages, and heavy exercise can all trigger symptoms of rosacea, but do you know the most common trigger? Sun exposure! Just by protecting your red, sensitive skin, you can help to alleviate your symptoms. April is National Rosacea Awareness Month, which means now is … Keep reading Do You Know the Most Common Rosacea Trigger?

Can Sunscreen Reverse Aging?

Posted January 25th, 2017 | Written by

We all know by now how important sunscreen is for protecting against skin cancer and the signs of aging, but can its abilities be taken a step further and claim to REVERSE aging? New research suggests this may be the case. We spend so much time and money on the latest anti-aging miracle creams and … Keep reading Can Sunscreen Reverse Aging?

When Should You Wear Sun Protection?

Posted December 14th, 2016 | Written by

For most of the population, the word sunscreen is synonymous with summer beach or pool days. Although it is very important to wear sun protection on these days, it is just as important to protect your skin all other days of the year! Just driving to and from work or running errands in your car … Keep reading When Should You Wear Sun Protection?