Have you ever had a sunburn?
Once you have had 6 sunburns your risk for getting melanoma doubles. Melanoma of the skin represents 4.5% of all new cancer cases in the USA. If not caught early it can be deadly.
Melanoma is the most common cancer in young adults aged 25 to 29—especially young women. Risk increases with age.
In honor of May being Melanoma Awareness Month, let’s review melanoma facts:
SPF 15 is the minimum FDA suggested sunscreen for skin cancer prevention. You should go for a broad spectrum sunscreen to prevent against UVA and UVB rays.
How to apply sunscreen without ruining your makeup
Many beauty products currently contain SPF. But we are supposed to reapply sunscreen every two hours. Continue Reading…