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Chemical Vs. Physical Sunscreens

Sunscreen. You know you need to wear it daily, but how do you decide between physical and chemical sunscreens?  Which kind is least likely to cause breakouts or irritate sensitive skin?  Each sunscreen formula is made differently, but here is a general guide for making the best choice for your skin.Chemical sunscreens contain organic (carbon-based) compounds, such as oxybenzone, oct…

Tanning Beds… The Toxic Truth.

Thinking of using a tanning bed for a special event or to prepare for a vacation? Think again! Just one indoor tanning session increases your risk of developing melanoma by 20%.Tanning beds rapidly age the skin and damage DNA, leading to skin cancer. The number of skin cancer cases due to indoor tanning is higher than the number of lung cancer cases due to smoking. I want to help you pr…