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From sunscreen to self tanning, read reviews to help you sort through the endless supply of sun products on the market today.
  1. All About Sunscreen (16)
  2. Self-Tanning Lotion Tips and Reviews (12)
  3. Sunscreen Reviews and Top Picks (18)

Melanoma Diagnosis: Marissa Biller - The Beauty Pageant Queen

My Melanoma Diagnosis: Becky Kocan - The Teen Tanner

Melanoma and the Athlete: David Kay - Ultramarathon Runner

My Melanoma Diagnosis: Katie Shriver - Diagnosis at 17
Seventeen-year-old Katie Shriver was high on being young. Sports, school, friends, appearance - she had it all - until she found out that she had melanoma. Here is her story.

My Melanoma Diagnosis - Dove Karn: Ocular Melanoma

Do I Really Need Sunscreen Indoors
If you sit by a nice big window, you might be wondering if the UVA or UVB rays can penetrate the glass leaving you with a sunburn, sun damage or early signs of aging. The glass does prevent against one of the rays, but not both. Come learn more.

Baby Oil and Tanning: Is it Safe to Use Baby Oil as a Tanning Oil?
Your Grandmother likely used baby oil on her skin to help with tanning, but should you? Is baby oil safe for tanning? Come see.

Tips and Facts on Sun Safety
There are so many positives about a day in the sun. The sun can be such a pick-me-up in both spirit and mood, but it can also be dangerous and cause sunburn, lead to cancer and is the number one cause of aging signs. You can love the sun and spend time in the sun without fear, you just need to do it safely. Here are some sun safety tips and...

6 Must-Have Products for Super Spring Skin
Check out 6 of our favorite skin care products to use in spring to prep for super summer skin.

Black People: Sunburn and Skin Cancer
Many people assume that black people can't sunburn and won't get skin cancer. Is that true? What is the risk for sunburn and skin cancer in people with black skin? Come read the facts.

Our Favorite Summer Skin Must-Haves
We all want beautiful summer skin, right? To do that, you're going to need a few skin care products and accessories to get your skin in tip-top condition. Don't worry, it's as easy as can be to have glowing summer skin.

Skin Care Tips - Pack These 4 Simple Items For Your Outside BBQ
An afternoon on the deck with friends, family and drinks sounds perfect, but don't forget to think ahead so your skin is protected.

Take Care of Your Skin After a Day at the Beach
Who doesn't love a little fun in the sun? By remembering a few steps, you can be sure your skin will thank you, as will your mind when your come back completely refreshed.

Vacation Packing List for your Skin Care Needs
When you're packing for paradise, don't forget to include items on your vacation packing list that you may need for your body.

Lip Balm with SPF - 6 Top SPF Lip Balms
Your lips are more susceptible to burning than most parts of your body, yet many people don't think about protecting them from the sun. Here is a list of 6 lip balms that with nourish and protect your lips.

Vitamin D from the Sun
As we all become more conscious of the sun and sunscreen, some wonder if we really can get enough vitamin D from the sun if we wear sunscreen. As someone who has been diagnosed with severe vitamin D deficiency, let me share with you what I know about getting vitamin D from the sun while protecting your skin from skin cancers.

Sunscreen Label Changes
Before you buy that new sunscreen, take a look at the label changes. Dr. Marmur answers some of our questions about what's new and what to look for.

Nature's Gate: Glow Lotion - Review of Nature's Gate: Glow Lotion
Nature's Gate: Glow Lotion - Review of Nature's Gate: Glow Lotion

Review of Coppertone: Foaming Sunscreen Lotion

Review of MD Solar Sciences: Mineral Screen Lotion

Skin Care Q&A - Is the SPF in My Foundation Enough Coverage?
A reader asks, "My foundation has SPF 15 so can I assume I'm covered with it comes to sunscreen?" See what we say.

Hawaiian Tropic: Shimmer Effect

Does Sunscreen Expire?
Can you use the bottle of sunscreen from last year? Or will you get a sunburn if you do. Well, the answer is, it depends.

Sunscreen FAQ's: What Does Broad-Spectrum SPF Mean?
You've read and heard the advice time and time again - wear broad-spectrum sunscreen, but what does "broad-spectrum" actually mean?

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