Latest Sun Care Articles

Product Review: Suntegrity Natural Moisturizi...

Read our review on Suntegrity Natural Moisturizing Face Sunscreen & Primer SPF 30 and see if it is good for your skin type.

Ashley DumontAugust 18th 2018
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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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Do Sun Umbrellas Provide Enough UV Protection...

The shade is your friend when avoiding the sun. But how good are sun umbrellas in protecting you? Learn about the science of shade and sunlight.

Simran Singh SandhuJuly 14th 2018
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10 Ways to Soothe a Sunburn

Sunburn treatments to relieve sunburn pain include sunburn lotion and many other sunburn relief products. Check out 10 natural tips for sunburns

Andrea LeungJuly 14th 2018
 racerback sunburn on back

Here is One Surprising Fact About UV Light an...

UV light has both benefits and health risks. Here is one fact about UV rays that you need to know and why sun protection is key.

Liz RosenJuly 13th 2018
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Newest Sunscreen Trend: Double Application

Doubling up on sunscreen is the latest trend in sun protection. Learn what a double layer of sunscreen can do for your skin.

Tammy WuJuly 8th 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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What Is Caffeinated Sunscreen?

What is caffeinated sunscreen and why do I need it? Caffeinated sunscreen may be the newest product to add to your skin care routine.

Caitlyn DagenetJuly 1st 2018
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Sun Safety in Outdoor Athletes

Outdoor recreation safety tips to protect your skin from the sun during outdoor activities. Keep your skin safe while playing sports outside.

Lily Park, DOJune 10th 2018
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What Your Local Tanning Salon is Telling You

Local tanning salons may be whispering several things to you and we offer insight into what the truth really is. Understand what's true and what's not about what your local tanning salon may be telling you.

Alexis MeyerMay 25th 2018
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What Colors Are The Best for Sun Protective C...

Learn the best colors for sun protection clothing. Colors can reflect the sun and heat differently. Find out what is best for your skin.

Ariel MaroonMay 22nd 2018
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Fun Ways to Protect Your Face from the Sun

Sunscreen in makeup makes it easier to protect your face from the sun. Learn more about makeup with SPF.

Lisa TranMay 21st 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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What You May Not Know About Polarized Glasses

Polarized sunglasses are known for reducing sun glare and harmful light. Learn how polarized lenses protect your eyes.

Janice LeungJanuary 30th 2018
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Three Supplements to Incorporate for Sun Heal...

Vitamins and oral supplements can help keep your skin healthy. Click to learn how to boost your sun protection with these three supplements.

Alexander ArringtonAugust 10th 2017
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The Broad Effects of Sunlight and Sun Exposur...

Sunlight has both benefits and dangers for the skin. Learn how UV light affects the skin and how it can be used to benefit the skin safely.

Alexander ArringtonAugust 10th 2017
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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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Fun in the Sun (Safely!)

Not your typical sunscreen review. We reviewed sunscreen sticks, powders, and other products.

Anais Foley-KennedyJuly 10th 2017
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Eat these Ten Power Foods to Protect the Skin...

You can add to your sun protection with foods. Foods can act as sun block such as tomatoes, berries, carrots, and more. 

Alexandra Vaughn, MDMay 22nd 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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Can Chocolate Prevent Sunburns?

Are you looking for sunburn relief? Find out how chocolate stacks up for sun protection

Ramses DelgadilloOctober 18th 2016
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The Science of Spray Tans

UV light damage can result in skin cancer and premature aging. Learn how spray tans can eliminate the damage of UV light.

Alexandra Vaughn, MDOctober 12th 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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The Three Common Types of Skin Cancer

Sun overexposure increases the risk of skin cancer. The common types of skin cancer can be avoided if you educate yourself on the risks.

Jason Derico, NDJuly 20th 2016
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Three Traditional Chinese Medicine Solutions ...

There are a few ways that Traditional Chinese Medicine treat sunburn. Natural sunburn relief may include topical creams, acupuncture, & herbal medicine.

Christina Kung, DAOM, LAcJuly 18th 2016
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Ultraviolet Protection Factor Clothing

Ultraviolet rays are dangerous to your skin. Learn how sun protective clothing is an innovative way to protect your skin from the dangerous rays of the sun. 

Keira Barr, MDJune 30th 2016
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