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5 Ways to Soothe Sunburn

5 Ways to Soothe Sunburn

Everyone’s been there—splashing in the waves, sand between your toes and, a few hours later, sore, throbbing, crimson-colored skin. Sunburns are the worst! Not only do they cause physical pain and irritation, but the long-term effects can be very dam ...
6 Skin Snafus to Avoid While Exercising Outside

6 Skin Snafus to Avoid While Exercising Outside

Whether you’re playing beach volleyball in the heat of the day or set your alarm for a pre-dawn summer run, your skin is at risk for a major suffer-fest. And when your body’s largest organ is in anguish, your brain isn’t far behind. To stay motivated ...
Using Tea Tree Oil for Topical Skin Relief

Using Tea Tree Oil for Topical Skin Relief

Q. In spring and summer, I notice my skin gets itchy and uncomfortable easily, plus I’m dealing with insect bites, cuts and abrasions from being outdoors more. What natural solutions can you recommend? ...
A Fair-Skinned Mom’s Guide to Sunscreen

A Fair-Skinned Mom’s Guide to Sunscreen

Vitamin D is a wonderful, healthy benefit of the warm summer sun rays. Sunburns are not. The minor repercussions of sun overexposure include dry skin, premature aging, and skin discoloration. The major risk, as we all know now, is skin cancer. As som ...
Summer Sunscreen Guide

Summer Sunscreen Guide

Break out the beach balls, bikinis and barbeque sauce – summer is upon us! And so is the sweltering sun, of course. If you’re planning to step outside and enjoy the beautiful weather, be sure to protect yourself with a safe, natural and e ...