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In case you haven’t been paying attention, May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and UV exposure is the most preventable risk factor for skin cancer. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, more people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in the U.S. than all other cancers combined, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer by the age of 70, and actinic keratosis (known as AKs) is the most common precancer that affects more than 58M of us.
A new study published in JAMA on May 6th shows the chemicals found in sunscreen get absorbed into the bloodstream and has consumers and some physicians questioning the safety of SPF. Researchers looked at 4 ingredients; specifically Avobenz
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Just in time for Spring, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a proposed rule that would update regulatory requirements for many sunscreen products.This is aimed at bringing nonprescription, over-the-counter (OTC) sunscreens that are marketed without FDA-approvals up to date with the latest science. Their hope is to ensure that consumers understand the criteria for effective sun care options, active ingredients dosage forms, SPF and broad-spectrum requirements.
The FDA also proposes labeling updates to make it easier for consumers to identify key product information. Broad spectrum sunscreens with SPF of at least 15 are considered mandatory for preventing skin cancer and prote
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Tired of going for facials and microdermabrasion and racking up the time and expense? Enter NOWMI Pro.
This new skincare system hails from Israel where so much good technology is born. What is unique about this clever system is the modern, sleek design coupled with sonic energy that offers a range of home spa quality facial treatment options that you can do on your own any time you want – in as little at 3 minutes.
You can customize the treatment based on your skin’s needs and how much time and effort you want to invest. The NOWMI system revs up 6,000 sonic pulsations per minute, and was designed to be a multi-tasker. It can perform simultaneous actions for optimal skin loving results
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