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Wearing Sunscreen Before Your Next Flight May Help Your Skin

While it may be a given to slather yourself in sunscreen before an afternoon on the beach, it looks like the benefits of SPF skincare aren’t restricted to simply the great outdoors.

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Sunburn Art Is A Dangerous New Beauty Trend

Tan lines, which used to be the most dreaded marks of the summer, have now turned into a questionable beauty trend known as “sunburn art.”

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Sunscreen May Not Protect Your Skin, Says New Report

With balmy summertime temperatures on the horizon, the season of sunscreen is upon us again. However, a new study conducted by Consumer Reports has discovered that 11 out of 34 tested sunscreens may not properly shield delicate skin from the sun’s harmful rays.

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Sunscreen Causing Cancer? Dermatologist Dr.Weksberg Explains

Last summer Facebook was all abuzz with an article circulating claiming that “Sunscreens were Cancer Causing Biohazards” due to the chemicals they contained – perhaps this popped up on your news feed and made you wonder, could it be true? Could my SPF be dangerous?

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Sunscreen Advice From Toronto Dermatologist

Want to know the difference between chemical sunscreen and physical block sunscreen? How they work and what you should know, read on to see what Dr.Wekssberg has to say…

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A Beginner’s Guide To Retinol

It’s always good to do a little research and know what you’re using. So for those beginners, here are some things you need to know about retinol.

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How Does Sunscreen Protect Skin? Watch This Crazy Video to Find Out

Have you ever wondered what exactly sunscreen does to help your skin fight off the harmful rays from the sun? Well, now you can see exactly how sunscreen acts as a protectant in this new short film by Thomas Leveritt. This video shows users exactly how sunscreen acts and it’s so dramatic — it almost […]

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Protect Your Skin with SPF-Enriched Foods

We all know that we can protect our skin by applying SPF through sunscreen, but did you ever think of ingesting it? According to dermatologist and author of Feed Your Face, Jessica Wu, we often don’t recognize the potential in certain foods to guard our skin from harmful UV rays. Of course, sunscreen is the best form of protection, but when the sun gets really strong it can never hurt to be extra careful. Here is a list of foods you should incorporate into your diet this summer for that extra boost of SPF.

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New Sunscreen Labels Help Remove Guesswork

Americans will start to see new sunscreen labels that will help remove the guesswork in shopping for the product that will protect you best. The FDA implemented the new label rules in December, so you should see the new labels appearing on sunscreen in the drug store now.

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Beauty Tips for Humid Weather

When humidity strikes it can be hard not to have a beauty nightmare! It is almost impossible to wear makeup without having it melt right off your face, and your hair usually ends up in a frizzy mess. The key is to keep your makeup minimal, and play up different hairstyles and accessories. Humidity usually means a lack of moisture for both your skin and your hair so it is important to keep both hydrated so that you continue to look fresh and glowing.

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Top Summer Beauty Mistakes To Avoid

It’s finally June- warmer days, longer nights, and bigger smiles can only be around the corner from here on in. Before you get ready for that weekend road trip to the cottage though, have a look at your cosmetic bag. Are you prepared for the great outdoors, beauty-wise? Summer comes with its own set of beauty guidelines for keeping hair and skin healthy and nourished. Here’s our list of tips for avoiding classic summertime beauty mistakes.

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Sunscreen 101

With June’s arrival, it only seems natural to start piling on the sunblock to keep yourself protected against harmful UV rays. However, there are a few things to keep in mind about sunscreen itself before your next weekend trip to the beach. Here are some tips for keeping your delicate skin protected from the sun this summer.

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FDA Changes Rules for Sunscreen

The rules about sunscreen labeling have changed and we list what it means for you and how you buy your sunscreen.

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La Roche Posay’s SPF Anthelios Line

Ranked as the number one most recognized skin care brand by medical professionals in Canada, La Roche Posay teamed up with The David Cornfield Melanoma fund and myskincheck.ca to raise awareness on skin cancer and tips on how to stay protected in the hot summer sun.

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Beauty Travel Must-Haves

If you are heading out for Spring break make sure you leave room to pack our beauty travel must-haves in your makeup bag to ensure you are fully covered on vacation.

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