Latest Choosing A Sunscreen Articles

Waterproof Sunscreen: Real or Fake News?

Everyone uses the word "waterproof" sunscreen. Is this a real thing? Quick read where we simplify how to find the best sunscreens for the water.

Simran Singh SandhuJuly 22nd 2018
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Nano vs Non-Nano Zinc: Which Is Better?

Zinc nanoparticles are used widely in sunscreens. Read about the safety of nano vs non-nano and see a list of sunscreens with non-nano Zinc.

Alexa HerzigJuly 19th 2018
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SPF Is Important But Don't Skip This Factor i...

There are various ways to find UVA protection. Learn what sunscreen ingredients and UVA blockers to look for.

Adrienne PanJuly 15th 2018
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UVA and Blue Light in the Shade

Yes, UVA and blue light can get to your skin in the shade. If you are trying to keep your face from aging, you need to stay informed of the science of shade care. Read to learn more. 

Janice LeungJuly 4th 2018
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5 Surprisingly Simple Steps to Guide You to a...

A simplified step-by-step guide from skin experts for choosing the best sunscreen. We bet you haven't heard some of the advice in here!

Emerald CurryJuly 2nd 2018
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The Best Skin Care Practices and Products for...

It is especially important to find the right approach to Rosacea skin care. Learn best cleansers, moisturizers, sunscreens for rosacea and avoid triggers.

Alexa HerzigApril 8th 2018
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Does Chlorine Break Down Sunscreen?

The chlorine in pools can break down sunscreen. Find out which sunscreen ingredients can break down when exposed to chlorine. Protect your skin in chlorine.  

Janice LeungFebruary 5th 2018
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If I Have Dark Skin Do I Really Need Sunscree...

Sunscreen is very important for people with darker skin. Even with the darker pigment and higher amounts of melatonin darker skin is susceptible prevent cancer. Skin sun damage leads to skin cancer.

Rebecca QuinonezJuly 31st 2017
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What's The Deal with Nanoparticles in Sunscre...

A common broad-spectrum ingredient in sunscreen are the physical blockers like zinc oxide. The development of “nanoparticle” sunscreen formulas has led to sunscreens that appear transparent and blend easily. 

Alexandra Vaughn, MDNovember 9th 2016
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What Makes My Face Red?

Facial redness is complicated. On one hand it can lead to a healthy appearance, while on the other hand, it can be a source of embarrassment.

Dermveda Content TeamAugust 10th 2016
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Sunlight and Rosacea

If you have Rosacea it is important to understand treatments and the effects of sunlight on Rosacea. Sunlight can worsen the redness of Rosacea

Dermveda Content TeamJuly 25th 2016
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Unique Features of Melasma

Melasma is unique to each person just like the treatment is unique to each individuals. Melasma can be triggered by hormones.

Dermveda Content TeamJuly 21st 2016
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