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The Nation's Most (and Least) Sun-Smart Cities

Hayden Panettiere slathers up with sunscreen. Do you? Photo: Bauergriffinonline.com We all know that we're supposed to wear our sunscreen, but who actually heeds Dr. Dermatologist's advice? According to a new "Suntelligence" survey by the American...

Are You Sensitive to Sunscreen? One Gal's Plight, and Solution

SkinCeuticals Sheer Physical UV Defense SPF 50 provides lightweight coverage with zinc oxide. Photo courtesy of SkinCeuticals Once upon a time, there was a girl who couldn't wear sunscreen without breaking out in a face full of annoying pimples. ...

I Declare Independence From...Sun Damage!

In anticipation of Independence Day, we asked fashionable folks what style hangup they'd like to declare independence from this July 4th, and solicited expert advice to help them kick the habit. Alessandra Ambrosio. Photo: Getty Images "My most...

Too Much Sun Exposure? The Best New Ways to Repair UV Damage

Protect and prevent your skin from sun damage with these skincare treatments. Photo: Alamy We all know that too much sun exposure ages us. But chances are, unless you spent the summer bundled under a caftan, straw hat and gloves, you more than...

DDF Enhancing Sun Protection is a miracle in a tube!

While I know that the proverbial best things are free, sometimes the ones that cost something come pretty close. Last week I cashed in a gift certificate for a facial at a local spa. The pampering was great, I admit, and my skin looks much healthier in the...

Spray-on sunscreen easy enough for pale people to use

As pale folk, we are well aware of the myriad dangers of sun exposure. But we hate to get our hands all yucky with gloppy, gritty, weird smelling sunscreen. Plus, it's so easy to miss a spot when we're rubbing in lotion. That spells disaster in the...

Soothe your sunburn with Burt's Bees aloe and buttermilk lotion

San Francisco summers are freezing cold. We usually spend June and July so bundled up that the sun doesn't have a chance to burn any body parts. We must admit: sunscreen is often an afterthought. Last week we sat through a two hour graduation ceremony...

Sunscreen Challenge - The Best Blocks for Burn-Free Skin

Look tempting? Just don't forget the sunscreen! Photo: Ivan Prole/sxc.hu I just got back from Belize. It was hot, ridiculously humid, and very sunny. I refer to myself as pigment-deprived -- meaning I am very fair-skinned and prone to sun damage -- so...

UVA Rays Damage DNA and Lead to Melanoma, Study Says

A new study finds that UVA rays can lead to DNA damage and melanoma. Photo: Getty The risks of sun exposure are getting skin deep. Researchers at New York University's Langone Medical Center have unveiled a new study that concludes "UVA radiation...

La Roche Posay Launches Save Our Skin (SOS) Campaign

La Roche Posay's new Anthelios 60 applies with a matte finish. Courtesy photo. One in five Americans will get skin cancer. That statistic, released by the American Academy of Dermatology, is part of what spearheaded La Roche Posay's plan to educate...

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