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How much sun exposure is too much?

Who else noticed how extra sunny it has become the past few weeks?

The thing is as a typical Nigerian it’s almost impossible to not come in contact with the harsh rays of sunlight almost everyday and then there are the prescription skin treatments that come with a bold warning on their label… “avoid prolonged sun exposure while using this product…” and this always leaves me thinking “I really want glowing skin, how do I do this?” 315 more words

Skin Talk

To sunblock, or not to sunblock?

So here I am, married for well over a decade. Still in love, though the relationship has definitely evolved, to say the least.

On our last vacation together we headed to Florida to visit an old friend. 658 more words


Vitamin D: A Developing Story

Ten years ago, it is unlikely that vitamin D was on your list of things to worry about.  Now you probably know someone who is vitamin D – deficient and taking a vitamin pill every day – or at least during the winter months when the sun is low in the sky. 1,133 more words


As an esthetician, I want to help you have the best skin possible. It’s helpful if you meet me half way. Here are the top six things I wish you would stop doing between visits. 995 more words

Skin Cancer ABCDE [Show Notes]

Episode 59 – Skin Cancer ABCDE

Review:  Epidermis = top layer of skin.  Living cells divide and then add in proteins that causes cells to harden as they die and become and protective layer to keep out water and dirt and critters.   391 more words


New Study Shows Avoiding Sun Exposure Is As Dangerous As Smoking

Avoiding sun exposure may cause an increase in vitamin D deficiency so dangerous that it is comparable to smoking.


Conventional wisdom is that we need to avoid sun exposure in order to avoid… 580 more words


Fun Facts Friday - Sun Exposure

Did You Know?

  • Exposure to the sun is a source of vitamin D (helps our bodies absorb calcium which results in stronger, healthier bones), but it does not require much exposure to get the needed amount of Vitamin D.
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