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4 Natural Home Remedies to Ease the Pain of Sunburn

At some time or another, we’ve all experienced the effects of sunburn – be it a light burn or a more heavy burn.

Although the sting of regret of inadequate protection (from UV exposure) can be an excellent incentive to plan more carefully on ‘future’ occasions, it’s of little help in soothing the immediate physical sting (i.e. 481 more words

How Important is Sunscreen Really?

For years I have been getting conflicting answers to this question (covered also in the previous post Sunshine; A Necessary Evil). When I was in school I was told to only put on sun screen when I would be out in the sun for extended periods, like days spent on the blacktop in summer. 689 more words


Melanie Griffith treated for a recurrence of Skin Cancer

“Working Girl” star Melanie Griffith is working on recovering after a skin cancer recurrence forced her under the knife.

Griffith, 60, recently underwent treatment on her nose to remove basal cell carcinoma, Us Weekly  232 more words


Son Exposure

For one glorious day they set all their differences aside and were captivated, enthralled, enrapt by a bright vision above.
A recent day occurred when politics & divisions were set aside and everyone focused on something beyond themselves—a solar eclipse. 756 more words

Caged Bird Sings Out


Hyperpigmentation is the darkening of an area due to increased production of  Melanin.

Melanin is produced by melanocytes in basal layer of epidermis. It helps… 294 more words


Twelve keys to protect your skin from the sun

It is not necessary to be meager in the amount of sun cream that we must use for a correct protection. 356 more words

Skin Care