Let’s face it: moles, skin tags, and warts are irritating. Plus, they can be confusing. Most people just don’t know the difference between them. The good news: none of them cause a risk to your health. But they’re annoying, and it makes your life more comfortable to get rid of them before they … [Read more...]
7 Things You Should Know About Free Skin Cancer Screenings
What Is Seborrheic Keratosis And Can It Be Removed?
4 Lifestyle Habits That Can Permanently Damage Your Skin
Have you ever seen someone with undeniably great skin? Maybe you’ve even thought, “I wish I was lucky enough to have such a flawless complexion.” Although heredity certainly plays a role in skin condition, great skin takes diligence and discipline. And even a few bad habits can keep that beautiful … [Read more...]
How to Treat A Sunburn: 4 Tricks For Soothing Sunburn Relief
You’re enjoying the outdoors and staying in the water (because we all know that’s the only way to stay cool in the Texas heat!) but before you know it, you’ve burned. Maybe you missed an area when you applied your sunscreen. Maybe you didn’t reapply like you know you should. Or perhaps you … [Read more...]
These 4 Weird Skin Issues Probably Aren’t What You Think
We’re all guilty of checking WebMD for our symptoms, but that can quickly lead to trouble. Most of us botch our diagnosis, either thinking we’re doomed or dismissing the issue as less significant than it is. Other times we brush off obvious symptoms entirely. When we hear about skin cancer, we … [Read more...]
[INFOGRAPHIC] Skin Cancer Awareness: Who’s Got Your Back?
With Melanoma Monday right around the corner, this infographic from the American Academy of Dermatology is a timely reminder. The back is the most common site for Melanoma, and it's important to ask a friend or family member for help with preventing and detecting melanoma on your back. Check out … [Read more...]
[VIDEO] Skin Cancer Awareness: Who’s Got Your Back?
Think applying sunscreen to your back is easy? The American Academy of Dermatology used a UV camera to show how much skin people really miss when applying their own sunscreen. Check out the video below and remember: friends don't let friends apply sunscreen to their own backs! Source: American … [Read more...]
5 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Skin Cancer
We’ve all heard that melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer, but it bears repeating. This year alone, nearly 10,000 people have died because of it. Despite its prevalence, some of us tend to slough off obvious skin cancer symptoms. However, these lesser known skin cancer facts can save your … [Read more...]
How to Protect Your Skin From Winter Sun Damage
Unless we’re hitting the slopes, most of us don’t think about sun protection in the winter months. After all, we’re not usually outside for extended periods of time and we’re covered up when we are. Who gets burned when it’s cold outside? Actually, quite a few of us. A Sunburn in the … [Read more...]